American Naïve Watercolors and Prints

October 14, 1984 – January 13, 1985

West Building Ground Floor

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

Overview: 49 examples of Pennsylvania German fraktur, Shaker calligraphy, mourning pictures, and pastel portraits were shown from the gift of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch.

Organization: The exhibition was coordinated by Deborah Chotner. This was one of a group of small exhibitions of graphics, Nineteenth-Century America on Paper: Four Exhibitions, opening at the same time.

Image: American 19th Century, Twenty-two Houses and a Church, mid 19th century, water-based medium on canvas, Gift of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, 1958.9.13

Attendance: 71,339

Brochure: American Naive Watercolors and Drawings, by Deborah Chotner. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1984.