John White Alexander, An American Artist in the Gilded Age, a new biography by Mary Anne Goley

Founding director of the Fine Arts Program of the Federal Reserve Board, Washington, DC, former APAA president and long-time member Mary Anne Goley organized the first exhibit of John White Alexander’s work in 1976 at the National Collection of Fine Arts – now the Smithsonian American Art Museum. She is the acknowledged expert on Alexander, having had early access to the untouched estate in 1973. This new biography, published by PWP Publishers (London), with a forward by John Singer Sargeant expert Richard Ormond, provides an in-depth account of Alexander’s life as an artist and public servant in the cross-cultural milieu between America and Europe.

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