Sotheby's gratefully acknowledges the assistance of Robert Shaw, independent scholar and curator, in the preparation of the Esmerian catalogue.

Sotheby's gratefully acknowledges permission to reproduce text from American Radiance: The Ralph Esmerian Gift to the American Folk Art Museum, American Folk Art Museum in conjunction with Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers, 2001. The individual authors are credited by their initials at the end of the catalogue notes, which are often abbrieviated.

Stacy C. Hollander
Helen Kellogg
Steven Kellogg
Lee Kogan
Jack L. Lindsey
Kenneth R. Martin
Charlotte Emans Moore
Betty Ring
Ralph Sessions
Donald R. Walters
Carolyn J. Weekley
Frederick S. Weiser
Gerard C. Wertkin