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Beynon, Jo. "John Louis Wellington: Artist and Banker." Journal of the Alleghenies 34 (1998): 37-39.
Cheesman, George. "Frederick County's Forgotten Glassmaker." Maryland 9 (Summer 1977): 27-31.
Annotation / Notes: John Frederick Amelung.
Cone, Edward T. "The Miss Etta Cones, the Steins, and M'sieu Matisse. A Memoir." American Scholar 42 (1973): 441-460.
Annotation / Notes: The Cone sisters, Etta and Claribel, were responsible for assembling the unsurpassed Cone Collection of works by Matisse and other modern artists at the Baltimore Museum of Art. Patrons of modern art before it was fashionable, the Cones were closely associated with their friend from her Baltimore days, Gertrude Stein. Art lovers will find the story of their collecting to be an important background for the enjoyment of the collection.
Dukes, Kristen W. "Wise and Wonderful." Heartland of Del-Mar-Va 11 (Sunshine 1988): 174-77.
Annotation / Notes: Photographer Laird Wise.
Helm, Ruth. 'For Credit, Honor, and Profit': Three Generations of the Peale Family in America. Ph.D. diss., University of Colorado, Boulder, 1991.
Humphries, Lance Lee. Robert Gilmore, Jr. (1774-1848): Baltimore Collector and American Art Patron. Ph.D. diss., University of Virginia, 1998.
Jensen, Ann. "Charles Wilson Peale: Painter and Patriot, Friend of the Founders." Annapolitan 6 (January/February 1992): 26-28, 102-3, 107.
Johnston, Sona K. "Friendship and Patronage: A Nineteenth-Century Tradition." Maryland Humanities (March/April 1994): 10-12.
Kalkman, Julia von H. "'Mountevina': The Home of John Frederick Amelung." Historical Society of Frederick County, Inc., Newsletter (November 1991) 3-5.
Kernan, M. "William and Henry Walters and their Fever for the Fine Arts." Smithsonian 20 (August 1989): 102-8, 110, 112-13.
Levy, Lester S. Jacob Epstein. Baltimore: Maran Press, 1978.
Annotation / Notes: Biography of Epstein (1864-1945).
Lloyd, Phoebe. "Raphaelle Peale's Anne-Arundel Still Life: A Local Treasure Lost and Found." Maryland Historical Magazine 87 (Spring 1992): 1-9.
Low, Theodore L. The Perils of a Tour Leader. Baltimore: Published by the author, 1976.
Martel, Nancy Byrens. "Charles Willson Peale." Maryland 16 (Winter 1983): 8-11.
Miller, Lillian B., ed. The Selected Papers of Charles Willson Peale. Vol.3, The Belfield Farm Years, 1810-1820. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1991.
Miller, Lillian B., ed. New Perspectives on Charles Willson Peale: A 250th Anniversary Celebration. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1991.
Page, Jean Jepson. "James McNeill Whistler, Baltimorean, and 'The White Girl': A Speculative Essay." Maryland Historical Magazine 84 (1989): 10-38.
Robbins, Charles L. R. Madison Mitchell, His Life and Decoys. Bel Air, MD: Published by the author, 1987.
Annotation / Notes: A Havre de Grace wood carver.
Sellers, Charles Coleman. Charles Willson Peale. New York: Scribner, 1969.
Annotation / Notes: Charles Willson Peale (1741-1827), artist, naturalist, museologist, began his career in Maryland as the son of a clerk transported to the colonies for forgery. Sent to England for artistic training by Maryland patrons, Peale became a leading artist and portrait painter of the new republic. Peale was also noteworthy for his excavation of a mastodon's skeleton and his establishment of museums displaying art and natural history collections. His sons and other relatives formed a dynasty of artists who were influential in Maryland and beyond. Readers seeking in-depth biographical information on the Peales should consult the Selected Papers of Charles Willson Peale and his Family.
Sellers, Charles Coleman. Solomon Nunes Carvalho: Painter, Photographer and Prophet in Nineteenth Century America. Baltimore: Jewish Historical Society of Maryland, 1989.
Wineapple, Brenda. Sister Brother: Gertrude and Leo Stein. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1996.
Greene, Carroll, Jr. "The Search for Joshua Johnson: Early America's Black Portrait Painter." American Visions 3 (February 1988): 14-19.
Carter, Edward C., II, ed. The Virginia Journals of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, 1795-1798. Vols. 1,2. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1977.
Annotation / Notes: The first of several volumes in this series, a multi-year effort, published for the Maryland Historical Society where most of Latrobe's records reside. Succeeding volumes encompass Latrobe's other journals, papers and correspondence, architectural and engineering drawings, views, etc.
Hamlin, Talbot. Benjamin Henry Latrobe. New York: Oxford, 1955.
Annotation / Notes: The Pulitzer prize-winning biography of an architect closely identified with Maryland, and one of the greatest to practice in the state, is still the standard biography.
Risjord, Norman K. Builders of Annapolis: Enterprise and Politics in a Colonial Capital. Baltimore: Maryland Historical Society, 1998.
Annotation / Notes: A history of colonial Annpolis presented through the lives of eleven prominent citizens. Represented are a printer, a governor, a doctor, and a cabinetmaker. Included are such well known Maryland surnames as Carroll, Paca, Dulany, Chase, and Shaw.