Preparing for Stuart Davis Exhibition

ID: 94-6788

Creator: Unknown

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1965

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 314 Box 30 Folder 1

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Preparing for the Stuart Davis exhibition. David W. Scott, director of the National Collection of Fine Arts, now the National Museum of American Art, Harry Lowe, Curator of Exhibits, and Harold Cross discuss restoration of a Davis work scheduled for display. The exhibition was at NCFA's gallery in the Natural History Building, May 8-July 5, 1965, one year after Davis's death. It was subsequently seen at the Art Institute, Chicago, the Whitney Museum, New York, and the Art Gallery, Los Angeles.


  • Davis, Stuart 1892-1964
  • Scott, David W. 1916-
  • Lowe, Harry 1922-
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • Natural History Building


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Folder1 has three more pictures and 3 slides; Folder2 and Folder3 have 50 slides of exhibit and Davis works.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 314 Box 30 Folder 1

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



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  • Art
  • Conservation and restoration
  • Exhibitions
  • Cross, Harold
  • Painting
  • Art--Exhibitions
  • Art objects--Conservation and restoration
  • Art objects


  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

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

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