American Primitive Paintings

March 16 – April 28, 1957

Location TBA

THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER ON VIEW AT THE NATIONAL GALLERY.

Overview: This was the second exhibition of paintings from the collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch. None of these had been shown at the Gallery before. The show included 9 works by Edward Hicks. It was coordinated by William P. Campbell.

Catalog: American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Part II. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1957.

Image: American 18th Century, The Cheney Family, c. 1795, oil on canvas, Gift of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, 1958.9.9