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The Publications Department of the Art Institute of Chicago, a publisher of books since the museum’s inception in the late 19th century, offers titles focused on the museum’s rich collection, history, and exhibitions.

The booklist featured in these pages serves many audiences, from children and families to students and scholars. The Art Institute’s publications have received numerous prizes and are distributed nationally and internationally.

Mary Cassatt. On a Balcony, 1878/79. Gift of Mrs. Albert J. Beveridge in memory of her aunt, Delia Spencer Field.