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Summary

"American Portrait Drawings," 96 drawings by 75 artists opens at the National Portrait Gallery. The exhibition included works by James McN. Whistler, Willem de Kooning, and Benjamin West.

Subject

  • De Kooning, Willem 1904-
  • West, Benjamin 1738-1820
  • Whistler, James McNeill 1834-1903
  • National Portrait Gallery (U.S.)
  • American Portrait Drawings (Exhibition) (1980: Washington, D.C.)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1980. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1981, p. 357.

Contact information

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

Date

May 1, 1980

Topic

  • Exhibit openings
  • Art
  • Exhibitions
  • Art objects

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