Painting of the Renwick Gallery

ID: SIA2011-1143 and 50444 CN and 2002-12221

Creator: Briggs, Frederic Schuler

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: c. 1870

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 38A, Folder: 18

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Summary

The original Corcoran Gallery of Art building on Pennsylvania Avenue was acquired by the Smithsonian Institution in 1972 and became the Renwick Gallery, part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. This painting by Frederic Schuler Briggs shows people walking in front of the building in a snowy scene. Shows entire west and south facades arrayed with statuary. A portion of Blair House is also visible.

Subject

  • Renwick, James 1818-1895
  • Briggs, Frederic Schuler
  • Renwick Gallery
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Corcoran Gallery of Art
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • Blair House (Washington, D.C.)

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

The old negative number is 50444, but that negative could not be found.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 38A, Folder: 18

Contact information

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

Date

c. 1870

Restrictions & Rights

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Topic

  • Carriages
  • Landscapes
  • Art museums
  • Architecture
  • Statues
  • Buildings
  • Landscape
  • Painting

Place

  • District of Columbia
  • Northwest
  • Renwick Gallery
  • United States of America
  • Washington

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Art works

ID Number

SIA2011-1143 and 50444 CN and 2002-12221

Physical description

Color: Color; Size: 11x14; Type of Image: Landscape; Medium: Photographic print

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