Prelude to Cassatt opening

ID: 94-8299

Creator: Leeser, Paulus

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1966

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 320 Box 9 Folder 11

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Summary

Planning a gala champagne reception, prelude to the opening of a February 1966 exhibition of Mary Cassatt paintings at the Knoedler Art Galleries, New York, for the benefit of the development of the National Collection of Fine Arts, now the National Museum of American Art. L to R: August Heckscher, honorary chairman of the special committee; Mrs. Jacob J. Javits, chairman of the Benefit Committee; Miss Maria Cooper, committee member.

Author

Leeser, Paulus

Subject

  • Cassatt, Mary 1844-1926
  • National Collection of Fine Arts
  • National Museum of American Art (U.S.)
  • M. Knoedler & Co

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

This file includes two other picture of same group.

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 320 Box 9 Folder 11

Contact information

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

Date

1966

Restrictions & Rights

Unknown

Topic

  • Cooper, Maria
  • Javits, Mrs. Jacob
  • Heckscher, August
  • Fund raising

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Group, candid

ID Number

94-8299

Physical description

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

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