KPMG Peat Marwick Collection of American Craft: A Gift to the Renwick Gallery

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Summary

Introduction briefly describes the history of the Renwick Gallery of the National Museum of American Art which specializes in American crafts and decorative arts. The rest of the book concerns the donation of the American craft collection from KPMG Peat Marwick. Includes a background of corporate collecting in America in the past century, reproductions of many works in the collection, and biographies on the artists.

Subject

  • Renwick Gallery
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

(Book)

Contact information

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

Date

1994

Topic

  • Art
  • Benefactors
  • Art, American
  • Gifts
  • History
  • National Collections
  • Art--History
  • Art objects
  • Biography

Place

United States

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