"Erastus Salisbury Field" Opens, NPG/NMAA

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"Erastus Salisbury Field, 1805-1900," the first comprehensive exhibition of works by the American folk artist, which was organized by the Springfield Museum of Art in Massachusetts, opens jointly at the National Portrait Gallery and National Museum of American Art, now the Smithsonian American Art Museum.


  • Field, Erastus Salisbury 1805-1900
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
  • Erastus Salisbury Field, 1805-1900 (Exhibition) (1984: Washington, D.C.)


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1984. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1985,p. 418.

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu


June 8, 1984


  • Art
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions
  • Folk art
  • Art objects

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