Download PDF The Boston Athenaeum Art Exhibition Index, 1827-1874 Book by William J. Gavin Full eBook and published by Mit Press. This book was released on 1980 with total page 386 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Between 1827 and 1874 the Athenaeum exhibited the work of over fifteen hundred artists including old masters, contemporary Europeans, watercolorists, and miniaturists. Among the major American painters and sculptors who exhibited their work in the Athenaeum were Allston, Cole, Coplely, Greenough, Powers, Salmon, Sully, Trumbull, and West. The Athenaeum's set of art exhibition catalogues for these forty-six years provides the longest continuing record of art exhibited during this time in Boston.