Irene Sargent: A Comprehensive Bibliography of Her Published Writings
KeywordsArts and Crafts Movements
History of Art, Architecture, and Archaeology
United States History
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AbstractIrene Sargent (1852-1932), professor of the History of Fine Arts at Syracuse University from 1895 to 1932, was the subject of an article by the author in The Courier, XVI, 2 (Summer 1979),"Irene Sargent: Rediscovering a Lost Legend." A leading art historian of her day, Irene Sargent wrote extensively for The Craftsman and The Keystone and contributed as well to other periodicals. Dr. Sargent's articles merit close study as documents of the development of the Arts and Crafts Movement in America. Her work contributed to the growth of an appreciation of native accomplishments in the arts, including the fine crafts, and an understanding of the historical antecedents of those accomplishments. A number of her articles are translations of contemporary European articles, selected to keep her American readers current in matters of European taste. Because of their historical interest, the articles in this bibliography are listed in chronological order. for each periodical in which her work appeared.