"Peggy Bacon" Opens at the NCFA

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Summary

"Peggy Bacon: Personalities and Places" opens at the National Collection of Fine Arts, now the National Museum of American Art. The exhibition contains 192 paintings, prints, drawings, and pastels. The follies and foibles of mankind are depicted by metaphorically using animals and her satirical portraits provide a witty and revealing record of society in the 20's and 30's.

Subject

  • Bacon, Peggy 1895-1987
  • Peggy Bacon: Personalities and Places (Exhibition) (1974: Washington, D.C.)
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Smithsonian Year 1976. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1977, p. 189.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 405, Box 1, Folder 1975, Calendar of Events, December 1975.

Contact information

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

Date

December 5, 1975

Topic

  • Exhibitions
  • Art, American
  • Exhibitions
  • Art, American

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