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David Finley in his office at the National Gallery of Art. Finley was director of the National Gallery of Art from 1938-1956, and vice-chairman of the Roberts Commission.
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

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Huntington Cairns in his office at the National Gallery of Art. Cairns was treasurer, secretary, and general counsel of the National Gallery of Art from 1943-1965, as well as secretary of the Roberts Commission.
Huntington Cairns Photographs, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

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Future director of the National Gallery of Art, John Walker (on left) was chief curator at the Gallery and special advisor to the Roberts Commission. He is pictured with art historian Bernard Berenson and Frederick Hartt in Italy in the summer of 1945.
Frederick Hartt Papers, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

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Lt. Charles P. Parkhurst, the Gallery's former registrar and eventual assistant director, served in the MFAA.
Charles Parkhurst Papers, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

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Lt. Craig H. Smyth (left) worked in the curatorial department at the National Gallery of Art from 1941-1942. He later returned as a Samuel H. Kress Professor (CASVA) from 1987-1988. He is pictured with Charles Parkhurst on the steps of the Munich Collecting Point.
Craig Hugh Smyth Papers, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

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Women's Army Corps Captain and secretary to the Widener Collection, Edith Standen (middle) is pictured with Rose Valland (left) and Hubert de Brye at the Wiesbaden Collecting Point in 1946.
Edith Standen Papers, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

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Frederick Hartt, an officer with the MFAA, in Livorno, Italy, in January 1945.
Frederick Hartt Papers, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

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Authorities inspect the condition of a French-owned Goya.
James Rorimer Papers, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

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Lamont Moore, MFAA officer and curator of the education department at the National Gallery of Art (1941-1943 and 1946-1947), in Alt Aussee, Austria in July 1945.
Charles Parkhurst Papers, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

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MFAA officer James Rorimer, future director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and a primary force behind the creation of the Cloisters, examines jewelry from the Rothschild Collection.
Charles Parkhurst Papers, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

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John D. Skilton, Jr, (left) curatorial assistant at the National Gallery of Art (1941-1942), with Charles Parkhurst (right) in Baden, July 1945.
Charles Parkhurst Papers, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gallery Archives

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Monuments Men and the National Gallery of Art: The Inside Story

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