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Stillman, William James

    Full Name: Stillman, William James

    Gender: male

    Date Born: 1828

    Date Died: 1901

    Home Country/ies: United States

    Subject Area(s): Cypriote, Early Western World, and Near Eastern (Early Western World)

    Career(s): art critics


    Journalist and art writer. Authored report to Metropolitan Museum of Art on the accusations of the Cesnola Collection of Cyprian art.

    Selected Bibliography

    and Cole, Timothy, engraver. Old Italian Masters. New York: The Century Co., 1892; and Ruskin, John, and Symonds, John Addington, et. al. Landscape Painting and Modern Dutch Artists. New York: The Baker & Taylor Co. 1906; Edited. Venus & Apollo in Painting and Sculpture. London: Bliss, Sands & Co., 1897; The Acropolis of Athens: illustrated Picturesquely and Architecturally in Photography. London: F. S. Ellis, 1870; Report of W.J. Stillman on the Cesnola Collection. New York: Thompson & Moreau, 1885; and Blackburn, Henry. Official Illustrated Catalogue of the English Water Colors and Works in Black and White at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston, MA: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., 1885.


    Stillman, William James. The autobiography of a journalist. Boston: Cambridge [Mass.] : Houghton, Mifflin and Co. ; Riverside Press, 1901


    "Stillman, William James." Dictionary of Art Historians (website).

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