Edgar P. Richardson

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Edgar P. Richardson has been director of two noted museums, the Detroit Institute of Arts and the H. F. du Pont Winterthur Museum, and is the author of many books on American and European art. Actire in the affairs oj many institutions, he is a resident of Philadelphia and a member of the American Philosophical Society (like Thomas Say, at left). He became interested in David J. Kennedy‘s work as a member of the Council of The Historical Society of Pennsylvania, owners of the collection.

Articles by this Contributor

December 1971

The simple, affectionate water colors of an unassuming Scots immigrant, David J. Kennedy, bring back the Philadelphia of 1876 and our first great world’s fair