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Early Museum Architecture

5 April to 5 May 1934

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Sir Charles Barry
English, 1795–1860
1 exhibition
Jacques-Felix Duban
French, 1797–1870
2 exhibitions
Leo von Klenze
German, 1784–1864
2 exhibitions
Alexandre Lenoir
1 exhibition
Hubert Robert
1 exhibition
Karl Friedrich Schinkel
German, 1781–1841
2 exhibitions
Michelangelo Simonetti
1 exhibition
Sir Robert Smirke
1 exhibition
Sir John Soane
1 exhibition
Raffaelle Stern
1 exhibition
Ithiel Town
1 exhibition
John Trumbull
American, 1756–1843
4 exhibitions
August von Voit
1 exhibition
William Wilkins
1 exhibition

New York Times Review of the exhibition


9 April 1934

MUSEUM EDIFICES THEME OF EXHIBIT; Architecture of Famous Art Structures Is Surveyed in an Interesting Show.

By Edward Alden JEWELL

" Early Museum Architecture" (covering a period between 1770 and 1850) is the title of a small exhibition that has been installed in rooms on the fourth floor of the Museum of Modern Art, to remain through the month. It was prepared by Henry-Russell Hitchcock Jr. in honor of the opening of the Avery Memorial, Wadsworth Atheneum, in Hartford, Conn.

New York Times • page 15 • 398 words