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Objects of Art

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East Wind Over Weehawken Painting

Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1805/12/26 Charles Willson Peale Founder PAFA is founded by Charles Peale, William Rush and other artists and business leaders who want to promote the cultivation of the Fine Arts by exciting the efforts of artists, gradually to unfold, enlighten, and invigorate the talents of our Countrymen.
1805/12/26 William Rush Founder PAFA is founded by Charles Peale, William Rush and other artists and business leaders who want to promote the cultivation of the Fine Arts by exciting the efforts of artists, gradually to unfold, enlighten, and invigorate the talents of our Countrymen.
1824/09/29 William Rush Sculptor After observing Lafayette at a dinner in Philadelphia, Rush models a bust from memory. A few days later, Lafayette called it an excellent likeness. Never exhibited during Rush's lifetime, his great-grandson presented the bust to the PAFA in 1911. Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1871/00/00 Furness and Hewiit Architect Rogers heads the competition to design a new building for the PAFA. Furness and Hewitt wins the competition. Rogers's sister, Helen Kate, is married to Horace H Furness, brother of the winning architect, Frank Furness.
1871/00/00 Fairman Rogers Director of the PAFA Rogers heads the competition to design a new building for the PAFA. Furness and Hewitt wins the competition. Rogers's sister, Helen Kate, is married to Horace H Furness, brother of the winning architect, Frank Furness.
1876/04/22 Frank Furness Architect Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts new building opens. Designed by the Philadelphia firm of Frank Furness and George Hewitt, is generally considered to be primarily the work of Furness, who finished the project after the partnership dissolved in 1875.
1905/00/00 William Merritt Chase Work Alice Kent studies art under Thomas Eakins, Thomas Anshutz and William Merritt Chase at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts where she won three Cresson Traveling Scholarships in 1905, 1906, and 1907.
1905/00/00 Thomas Eakins Work Alice Kent studies art under Thomas Eakins, Thomas Anshutz and William Merritt Chase at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts where she won three Cresson Traveling Scholarships in 1905, 1906, and 1907.
1905/00/00 Alice Kent Stoddard Education Alice Kent studies art under Thomas Eakins, Thomas Anshutz and William Merritt Chase at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts where she won three Cresson Traveling Scholarships in 1905, 1906, and 1907.

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Particulars for Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Gothic Revival
Owner Local
Historic Use Museum
Level of Significance National
Architectural Style Renaissance Revival
Architectural Style Second Empire



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 71000731
Resource Type:
Owner: Local
Architect: Furness,Frank; Hewitt,George
Architectural Style: Renaissance, Second empire, Gothic
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Art, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Significant Year: 1872, 1876
Historic Function: Recreation and Culture
Historic Sub-Function: Museum
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Museum

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