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A Brief Guide to the Department of Fine Arts - Panama-Pacific International Expostion - Michael Williams

A broad, unbiased description of the artwork displayed at the Panama-Pacific International Exposition.

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Preface and Contents
Map of Palace of Fine Arts
Map of Anex to Palace of Fine Arts
Introductory note.
Chapter I - The antecedents of American Art; being a Preparatory Glimpse at the Old Masters, as Suggested by Rooms Nos. 91 and 63.
Chapter II - Pre-Revolutionary and Early American Art from the Portrait Period of West, Copley, Stuart, etc., to the Beginning of the Hudson River School of Landscape Painters. Rooms Nos. 60, 59 and 58.
Chapter III - Certain European Influences: French, Dutch, Spanish, and especially the Barbizon School. Rooms Nos. 92 and 62.
Chapter IV - The Dawn of Modernity. Flowering of the Hudson River School. The Munich Influence. George Inness, Winslow Homer, Alexander Wyant, John LaFarge, Edwin A. Abbey, Theodore Robinson and the Rise of Impressionism. Rooms Nos. 54, 64, and 57.
Chapter V - The French Impressionists. Room No. 61.
Chapter VI - Modern American Art. Room No. 55 (Alexander Harrison), 56, 85 (Horatio Walker, C. W. Stetson, Douglas Volk, DeForest Brush), 65 (Woman's Room: Mary Cassatt, Cecelia Beaux, Violet Oakley), 80 (Philip L. Hale, William Paxton, Willard L. Metcalf), 51 (Anshutz, Henri, Glackens, Breckenridge), 50 (Sergeant Kendall), 66 (Entrance Hall), 67 (Emil Carlsen, Paul Dougherty, Haley Lever, Charles H. Davies, Robert Spencer), 68 (Schofield, Cushing, Ritschel, Johansen, Garber), 69 (Alexander, Miller, Parker, Woodbury), 70, (Portrait Painters), 71, 72, 73 (Alson Skinner Clark, Ernest Lawson, Gifford Beal), 74 (C. J. Taylor), 49 (J. Alden Weir, John McClure Hamilton, D. W. Tryon), 48, 47, 46, 45 (Robert Reid, Robert Vonnoh, E. F. Rook, F. Luis Mora, Charles Morris Young), 44, 43, 117 (Frieseke: (Grand Prize), 118, 120 (George Bellows). Water Colors and Illustrations, Rooms 26, 36, 40, 41, 42, and 119.
Chapter VII - The Individual Rooms: Whistler, Rooms 28, 29; Twachtman, No. 93; Tarbell, No. 89; Keith, No. 90; Redfield, No. 88; Duveneck, No. 87; Chase, No. 79; Hassam, No. 78; Melchers, No. 77; Mathews and McComas, No. 76; Sargent, No. 75; Hamilton, No. 39; Pennell, No. 31; Pyle, Nos. 41 and 42.
Chapter VIII - Sculpture.
Chapter IX - Prints.
Chapter X - The Foreign Sections: Argentina, China, Cuba, France, Italy, Japan, Holland, Portugal, The Philippines, Sweden, and Uruguay.
Chapter XI - The Annex: Norway, Austria-Hungary, England, Spain, Finland, Italian Futurists (Besnard).
Final Note.
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