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The Life and Art of William Merritt Chase (1917)
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    William M. Chase (Review)
    The Life and Art of William Merritt Chase, by Katharine M. Roof and William Merritt Chase
    1. The Life and Art of William Merritt Chase by Katharine M. Roof and William Merritt Chase
    The Nation, February 28, 1918, p. 238
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    The New Books (6 Reviews)
    Letters of John Holmes to James Russell Lowell and Others, by William Roscoe Thayer and...
    1. Letters of John Holmes to James Russell Lowell and Others by William Roscoe Thayer and John Holmes
    2. The Life and Art of William Merritt Chase by Katharine M. Roof and William Merritt Chase
    3. Americanization by Winthrop Talbot
    4. The Irish Issue in Its American Aspects by Shane Leslie
    5. Inspiration and Ideals by Grenville Kleiser
    6. A Crusader of France by Ferdinand Belmont
    The Outlook, January 30, 1918, p. 194
  3. Reviews of New Books
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    Fifty of the Best Holiday Books for Adults (50 Reviews)
    On the Edge of the War Zone, by Mildred Aldrich
    1. On the Edge of the War Zone by Mildred Aldrich
    2. Historic Silver of the Colonies, and Its Makers by Francis Hill Bigelow
    3. The Little Grandmother of the Russian Revolution by Alice Stone Blackwell and Catherine Breshkovsky, ...
    4. The Romance of Old Japan by Elizabeth W. Champney and Frere Champney
    5. Greenwich Village by Anna Alice Chapin
    6. A Treasury of War Poetry by George Herbert Clarke
    7. The Life and Letters of John Fiske by John Spencer Clark and John Fiske
    8. The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
    9. Old Seaport Towns of the South by Mildred Cram
    10. The New Archaeological Discoveries by Camden M. Cobern
    11. Persian Miniatures by H.G. Dwight
    12. Adventures and Letters of Richard Harding Davis by Charles Belmont Davis and Richard Harding Davis, ...
    13. Vanished Halls and Cathedrals of France by George Wharton Edwards
    14. Over the Top by Arthur Guy Empey
    15. Old Roads Out of Philadelphia by John T. Faris
    16. Richard Strauss: The Man and His Works by Henry T. Finck
    17. Vagabonding Down the Andes by Harry A. Franck
    18. The Human Tragedy by Anatole France
    19. My Four Years in Germany by James W. Gerard
    20. Great Possessions by David Grayson
    21. Belgium Under German Heel by Odon Halasi
    22. The Life and Letters of Edward Everett Hale by Edward E. Hale, Jr. and Edward Everett Hale
    23. Nights with Uncle Remus by Joel Chandler Harris
    24. Rambles in Old College Towns by Hildegarde Hawthorne
    25. Alsace-Lorraine: Under German Rule by Charles Downer Hazen
    26. Audubon the Naturalist by Francis Hobart Herrick
    27. My Home in the Field of Mercy by Frances Wilson Huard
    28. The Life, Art, and Letters of George Inness by George Inness, Jr. #2 and George Inness
    29. Arizona, the Wonderland by George Wharton James
    30. A Holiday in Umbria by Thomas Graham Jackson
    31. The Adirondacks by T. Morris Longstreth
    32. Mark Twain's Letters by Albert Bigelow Paine and Mark Twain
    33. Recollections by John Morley
    34. Memories of Old Salem by Mary Harrod Northend
    35. The Origin and Evolution of Life by Henry Fairfield Osborn
    36. Diplomatic Days by Edith O'Shaughnessy
    37. Pictures of War-Work in England by Joseph Pennell
    38. Germany Under Three Emperors by Princess Catherine Radziwill
    39. Kultur in Cartoons by Louis Raemaekers
    40. America's Black and White Book by W.A. Rogers
    41. West Point by Robert Charlwood Richardson, Jr.
    42. The Life and Art of William Merritt Chase by Katharine M. Roof and William Merritt Chase
    43. The Book of New York by Robert Shackleton
    44. Anne of Brittany by Helen J. Sanborn
    45. The Dwelling-Houses of Charleston, South Carolina by Alice R. Huger Smith and D.E. Huger Smith
    46. Colonial Virginia: Its People and Customs by Mary Newton Stanard
    47. Great Love-Stories of the Bible, and Their Lessons for Today by Billy Sunday
    48. The Life of Abraham Lincoln by Ida M. Tarbell
    49. Pictures of Ruined Belgium by Georges Verdavaine
    50. My War-Diary by Mary King Waddington
    The Literary Digest, December 8, 1917, pp. 38-51
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    Art Books (69 Reviews)
    Fra Angelico, by John W. Pope-Hennessy
    1. Fra Angelico by John W. Pope-Hennessy
    2. George Caleb Bingham by Albert Christ-Janer
    3. Isabel Bishop by Karl Lunde
    4. The Marriage of Heaven and Hell by William Blake
    5. Brancusi: The Sculpture and Drawings by Sidney Geist
    6. George Catlin by Michael MacDonald Mooney and George Catlin
    7. Cezanne in Perspective by Judith Wechsler
    8. The Life and Art of William Merritt Chase by Katharine M. Roof and William Merritt Chase
    9. A Joseph Cornell Album by Dore Ashton and Joseph Cornell
    10. Albert Cuyp by Stephen Reiss
    11. Degas by Jean Adhemar and Francoise Cachin
    12. Georges de la Tour by Benedict Nicolson and Christopher Wright
    13. Sonia Delaunay by Arthur Allen Cohen and Sonia Delaunay
    14. Arthur Dove by Barbara Haskell
    15. Marcel Duchamp in Perspective by Joseph Masheck
    16. Max Ernst: Maximiliana by Peter Schamoni
    17. Sam Francis by Peter Selz
    18. Augustus John by Michael Holroyd
    19. The Prints of Rockwell Kent by Dan Burne Jones and Rockwell Kent
    20. King Rene's Book of Love by Franz Unterkircher
    21. Gustav Klimt by Alessandra Comini
    22. Kathe Kollwitz: Life in Art by Mina C. Klein and H. Arthur Klein
    23. Leonardo: The Artist and the Non-Artist by Cecil Gould
    24. Leonardo da Vinci by Jack Wasserman
    25. Richard Lindner by Hilton Kramer
    26. Reginald Marsh by Lloyd Goodrich
    27. Michelangelo: Painter, Sculptor, Architect by Howard Hibbard
    28. Millet by Roseline Bacou
    29. Piranesi by Jonathan Scott
    30. Howard Pyle by Henry C. Pitz
    31. Man Ray by Roland Penrose
    32. Art as Art by Barbara Rose and Ad Reinhardt
    33. Discourses on Art by Joshua Reynolds and Robert R. Wark
    34. Lucas Samaras by Kim Levin
    35. Egon Schiele's Portraits by Alessandra Comini and Egon Schiele
    36. Everett Shinn, 1876-1953 by Edith DeShazo
    37. Turner by Luke Herrmann
    38. John Trumbull by Irma B. Jaffe
    39. Velasquez by Jose Gudiol
    40. Vermeer by Lawrence Gowing and Johannes Vermeer
    41. Max Weber by Alfred Werner
    42. Grant Wood by James M. Dennis
    43. American Sculpture in Process, 1930-1970 by Wayne V. Andersen
    44. Florentine Painting and Its Social Background by Frederick Antal
    45. Art Deco Sculpture by Victor Arwas
    46. Flight Out of Time by Hugo Ball
    47. Women in the Fine Arts by Clara Erskine Clement
    48. The Fauves by Gaston Diehl
    49. Memoirs of a Dada Drummer by Richard Huelsenbeck and Hans J. Kleinschmidt
    50. American Posters of the Turn of the Century by Carolyn Keay
    51. Romantic Landscape Vision by Karl Kroeber
    52. English Painting from Hogarth to the Pre-Raphaelites by Jean-Jacques Mayoux
    53. The Sacred Spring by Nicolas Powell
    54. The Era of German Expressionism by Paul Raabe
    55. Caravaggio and His Followers by Richard E. Spear
    56. Venetian Art from Bellini to Titian by Johannes Wilde
    57. Super Realism by Gregory Battcock
    58. Looking at Pictures with Bernard Berenso by Hanna Kiel
    59. The Art Crisis by Bonnie Burnham
    60. The Seeing Hand by Colin T. Eisler
    61. Rediscoveries in Art by Francis Haskell
    62. Art Chronicles: 1954-1966 by Frank O'Hara
    63. Mural Manual by Mark Rogovin
    64. Modern Painting and the Northern Romantic Tradition---Friedrich to Rothko by Robert Rosenblum
    65. Gargoyles and Grotesques by Ronald Sheridan
    66. Street Art by Robert Sommer
    67. Art Therapy in Theory and Practice by Elinor Ulman and Penny Dockinger
    68. Art and the Occult by Paul Waldo-Schwartz
    69. The Painted Word by Tom Wolfe
    The Nation, December 13, 1975, pp. 629-633