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Apr 15 North Exterior Elevation, Freer Gallery of Art

Apr 15 Natural History Museum Previews Freer Art Collection

 

Apr 15 Natural History Museum Previews Freer Art Collection

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Year: 
1912
Month: 
april
Day: 
15
Date: 
Mon, 1912-04-15

In a first preview of the Freer Gallery of Art collections, 175 pieces, out of the more than 4,000 comprising the collection, are exhibited in one of the great halls of the United  States National Museum, now known as the National Museum of Natural History. The American art side of the exhibition includes paintings by James McNeill Whistler, Thomas W. Dewing, Dwight W. Tryan, Abbott H. Thayer, and Winslow Homer. The oriental art side of the exhibition includes Japanese paintings of the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries; Chinese paintings, bronzes, sculptures; pottery from China, Japan, Korea, Persia and Mesopotamia; and glass specimens from Egypt.