The American Folk Art Tradition

Paintings from the Garbisch Collection

August 29, 1978 – February 4, 1979

East Building Ground Level

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

Overview: The 54 paintings on view had been donated to the National Gallery by Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch over the preceding 25 years. Also shown were additional loans. The exhibition replaced the master drawings exhibition in the ground floor northwest gallery of the East Building.

Image: Francis Alexander, Ralph Wheelock's Farm, c. 1822, oil on canvas, Gift of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, 1965.15.3

Attendance: 290,000