Art Exhibit of the National Gallery of Art

ID: 2002-12130

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: pre-1939

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder 7; Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 312, Box 29, Folder 7

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Summary

An early exhibition of paintings and sculpture in the National Gallery of Art, now known as the Smithsonian American Art Museum, in the United States National Museum building, now known as the Natural History Building. Part of a framed painting is visible on an easel in the foreground. A glass-topped display case is in the center of the room as is a nude female sculpture on a pedestal. Along the wall are eleven paintings and two sculptures on pedestals on the right.

Author

Unknown

Subject

  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • National Gallery of Art of the Smithsonian
  • Smithsonian Gallery of Art
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • Smithsonian American Art Museum
  • Natural History Building
  • United States National Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Original negative number is 9351F, but that negative has been lost. Room corner showing identifiable paintings on two walls.; F7 contains more than 50 additional undated gallery arrangement photographs.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 95, Box 44A, Folder 7; Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 312, Box 29, Folder 7

Contact information

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

Date

pre-1939

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Art
  • Sculpture
  • Exhibitions
  • Art--Exhibitions
  • Art objects

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

2002-12130

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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