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Press Releases: 1952

February 2, 1952
[Arrival of 72 French paintings from the Collection of Captain Edward Molyneux for exhibition] (PDF 681KB)

February 24, 1952
[Exhibition French paintings from the Molyneux Collection] (PDF 1.4MB)

March 8, 1952
[First A.W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts will be delivered at the National Gallery of Art by Jacques Maritain on Creative Intuition in Art and Poetry] (PDF 1.5MB)

March 14, 1952
[Ninth American Music Festival] (PDF 1.5MB)

April 24, 1952
[Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain to be dedicated] (PDF 2.8MB)

April 24, 1952
[Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain] [press release from Eggers and Higgins, architects of the fountain] (PDF 5.2MB)

April 30, 1952
[Austrian Collection returns to Europe after exhibition] (PDF 1.6MB)

May 8, 1952
[Dedication of Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain] [The Committee for the Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain press release] (PDF 2.9MB)

May 9, 1952
Dedication of Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain - remarks of Honorable Oscar L. Champman, Secretary of the Interior (PDF 1.6MB)

May 9, 1952
Dedication of Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain - remarks by J.F. Drake, Presiding Officer (PDF 2.4MB)

May 9, 1952
[Dedication of the Andrew W. Mellon Memorial Fountain - remarks by Chief Justice Fred Vinson] (PDF 2MB)

May 16, 1952
[Concert to commemorate the tenth anniversary of the music program at the National Gallery (PDF 2MB)

May 17, 1952
[Exhibition Lithographs by Toulouse-Lautrec from the Rosenwald Collection] (PDF 700KB)

November 1, 1952
[OPening of exhibition French Drawings, Masterpieces from Five Centuries from the Louvre, Other Museums, and Private Collections] (PDF 1.5MB)

November 22, 1952
[Opening of exhibition Twentieth-Century French Paintings from the Chester Dale Collection] (PDF 4.1MB)

December 11, 1952
[Exhibition of Japanese Painting and Sculpture sent to the United States by the Government of Japan will open at the National Gallery] (PDF 1.4MB)

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