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American Primitive Paintings

March 16 – April 28, 1957
Ground Floor, Central Gallery, Galleries G-9 through G-15

American 18th Century, The Cheney Family, c. 1795, oil on canvas, Gift of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, 1958.9.9

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

Overview: This was the second exhibition of paintings from the collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch. None of these had been shown at the Gallery before. The show included 9 works by Edward Hicks. It was coordinated by William P. Campbell.

Catalog: American Primitive Paintings from the Collection of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, Part II. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1957.