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American Paintings from the Collection of the National Gallery of Art
May 23 – July 11, 1948
Ground Floor, Central Gallery

This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.

Overview: This group of portraits ranged from Pocahontas to General Dwight Eisenhower. This was the annual exhibition of American portraits held in the custody of the Gallery for a future National Portrait Gallery, to be exhibited 4 weeks each year.

Image: Gilbert Stuart, Counsellor John Dunn, c. 1798, oil on canvas, Andrew W. Mellon Collection, 1942.8.14