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Art Exhibit of the National Gallery of Art

Author
Unknown
Subject
National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian
Smithsonian Gallery of Art
National Collection of Fine Arts
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Natural History Building
United States National Museum
Date
pre-1939
Type
Photographic print
Exhibit
Physical Description
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print
Restrictions & Rights
No restrictions
Standard number
2002-12130
Category
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Notes
Original negative number is 9351F, but that negative has been lost. Room corner showing identifiable paintings on two walls.; F7 contains more than 50 additional undated gallery arrangement photographs.
Summary
An early exhibition of paintings and sculpture in the National Gallery of Art, now known as the Smithsonian American Art Museum, in the United States National Museum building, now known as the Natural History Building. Part of a framed painting is visible on an easel in the foreground. A glass-topped display case is in the center of the room as is a nude female sculpture on a pedestal. Along the wall are eleven paintings and two sculptures on pedestals on the right.
Contained within
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder 7; Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 312, Box 29, Folder 7
Contact information
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Data Source
Smithsonian Archives - History Div