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Press Releases: 1943

January 7, 1943
[Decorative arts - Widener Collection in ground floor galleries] (PDF 4.6MB)

January 11, 1943
Exhibition of National War Posters (PDF 757KB)

February 7, 1943
Flemish Paintings Loaned by the Belgian government to the National Gallery of Art (PDF 1.4MB)

February 21, 1943
Gift of Etchings [by James A. McNeill Whistler] [donated by Mr. and Mrs. Watson Webb] (PDF 1.3MB)

February 28, 1943
Exhibition of French Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Drawings and Watercolors from French Museums and Private Collections (PDF 1.8MB)

March 1, 1943
Sculpture in the Widener Collection (PDF 2.5MB)

March 15, 1943
[Largest attendance to Gallery on Sunday and concert by Army Music School Choir] (PDF 846KB)

March 17, 1943
[Gift of the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection] (PDF 1.4MB)

March 28, 1943
[Gift from Mrs. Jesse Isidor Straus of Clodion's La Surprise] (PDF 796KB)

April 4, 1943
The Rosenwald Gift (PDF 3.1MB)

April 12, 1943 
[The Thomas Jefferson Bicentennial Exhibition will open to the public on April 13th] (PDF 765KB)

April 18, 1943
[The Thomas Jefferson Bicentennial Exhibition will open to the public on April 13th] (PDF 2.2MB)

April 24, 1943
[Appointment of David Keppel as Associate Curator of Prints] (PDF 623KB)

April 25, 1943
Exhibition of Prints, Watercolors, and Books by William Blake, from the Rosenwald Collection (PDF 2.3MB)

May 21, 1943
Gift of American portraits [donated by the A.W. Mellon Educational and Charitable Trust, Chester Dale, and Clarence Van Dyke Tiers] (PDF 2.9MB)

June 18, 1943
[War Art exhibition will open at the National Gallery on June 20th] (PDF 1.7MB)

July 4, 1943
[Gift of paintings from Chester Dale] (PDF 1.4MB)

July 25, 1943
[Gift of two Whistler paintings, The White Girl and L'Andalouse, from the Harris Whittemore Collection] (PDF 2.1MB)

August 4, 1943
[Gift of the Richter Archive of Illustrations on Art from Solomon R. Guggenheim] (PDF 1.5MB)

August 12, 1943
[Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Drawings and Watercolors from French Museums and Private Collections placed on exhibition again] (PDF 1.5MB)

September 7, 1943
[Special exhibition of watercolors and drawings by Marine officers and enlisted men] (PDF 661KB)

September 12, 1943
[Opening of Art for Bonds exhibition] (PDF 1.6MB)

September 25, 1943
[Newly completed film The National Gallery of Art to be shown following concert by Navy Band Symphony Orchestra] (PDF 992KB)

October 16, 1943
[Opening of exhibition Navaho Pollen and Sand Paintings] (PDF 1.9MB)

November 19, 1943
[Election of Chester Dale as trustee of the National Gallery following death of Joseph E. Widener] (PDF 638KB)

November 20, 1943
[Opening of exhibition of works illustrating the war-time activities of Naval Aviation] (PDF 1.3MB)

December 18, 1943
[Exhibition of Prints and Drawings from the Rosenwald Collection (PDF 1.4MB)

December 26, 1943
[Gift of Winslow Homer's Breezing Up from the W.L. and May T. Mellon Foundation] (PDF 1.3MB)

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