American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art

August 20 – December 31, 1989

West Building, Central Gallery

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

Overview: The 59 paintings on view were selected from the collection of naive American art given to the National Gallery by Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch.

Organization: Charles S. Moffett, senior curator and curator of modern painting, coordinated the exhibition.

Attendance: 232,959

Image: Thomas Chambers, Threatening Sky, Bay of New York, mid 19th century, oil on canvas, Gift of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, 1973.67.2