January 9, 1929: To the Art Critic:
As the Fifth International Exhibition of Water Colors, Pastels and Drawings will open with a private view at the Brooklyn Museum on January 21st, we shall be glad to have you come in advance in the customary way any time on or after Tuesday, January 15th, at which time, catalogues and photographs will be available so that you can review the exhibition in your issues of the week-end of January 19th.
Very truly yours,
ARTHUR H. TORREY
for The Brooklyn Museum
Brooklyn Museum Archives. Records of the Department of Public Information. Press releases, 1916 - 1930. 01-03/1929, 005.
February 18, 1929: The Brooklyn Museum is pleased to announce that so far there have been thirteen sales of water colors from its large exhibition which has proved so popular and has met eith such enthusiasm from the critics. Due to this interest the closing date has been changed from February 11th to February 24th.
Brooklyn Museum Archives. Records of the Department of Public Information. Press releases, 1916 - 1930. 01-03/1929, 025.
March 14, 1929: The Brooklyn Museum is showing a special exhibition of water colors and drawings that are recent additions to its important water color collection. All but three of the works now on special view were purchased from the large water color show which closed on February 23. The other three pieces are recent gifts to the Museum.
They are hanging in an alcove of Gallery 17 on the third floor of the new wing. The purchases are: "Golden Lillies" by Charles A. Aiken, "Sommer Bros. Stoves and 'Hardware" by Clarence H. Carter, "Afternoon Light" by J. Frank Copeland, "Red Roofs" by Julius Delbos, "Fog Lifting" by Henry G. Keller, "Native Huts" by Robert Martin, "Charcoal Drawing" by Frank Mura, "Luigetta" by Frank H. Schwarz, "Jungle Stream, Santo Domingo" by Carl Sprinchorn and "The Cabin - Tennessee" by John Whorf. The gifts are: "Flat Tire" by Anne Goldthwaite, "Three Nudes" and "Two Nudes", drawings by J. Mortimer Lichtenauer.
Brooklyn Museum Archives. Records of the Department of Public Information. Press releases, 1916 - 1930. 01-03/1929, 037.