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The American Folk Art Tradition: Paintings from the Garbisch Collection

August 29, 1978 – February 4, 1979
East Building, Ground Floor, Northeast, Pod I (3,000 sq. ft.)

Francis Alexander, Ralph Wheelock's Farm, c. 1822, oil on canvas, Gift of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, 1965.15.3

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

Overview: The 54 paintings on view had been donated to the National Gallery by Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch over the preceding 25 years. Also shown were additional loans. The exhibition replaced the master drawings exhibition in the ground floor northwest gallery of the East Building.

Attendance: 290,000