National Gallery of Art Proposed Model
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A model of the proposed National Gallery of Art designed by Eero Saarinen. This is the back of the building. Funding was never secured for the new museum. The building would have housed the collection of what is now the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Historic Images of the Smithsonian
Original Neg. # 73-1351. See Neg. #SIA2009-0443 for front of the building.
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 06-225, Box 55
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Model; Medium: Photographic pprint