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Author is the son of Andrew Mellon, founder of the National Gallery of Art. Discusses his father's donation and the history of the National Gallery. Also traces the gallery's growth and the addition of the East Building.


  • Mellon, Andrew W (Andrew William) 1855-1937
  • National Gallery of Art (U.S.)


Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

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The National Gallery of Art: An American Experiment, April 25, 1975 Vol. 119, no. 5 (Conference Proceedings)

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


October 1975


  • Art
  • Benefactors
  • Architecture
  • Gifts
  • History
  • Art objects
  • Art--History
  • Buildings

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