- Important Information Inside: The Still-Life Paintings of John F. Peto
- January 16 – June 19, 1983
- East Building, Ground Floor, Northwest, Pod II (3,000 sq. ft.)
This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.
Overview: 61 paintings by the American 19th-century painter John F. Peto were selected by John Wilmerding.
Organization: Gaillard Ravenel and Mark Leithauser designed the exhibition and Gordon Anson designed the lighting for the National Gallery.
Sponsor: The exhibition was supported in Washington by Johnson Wax.
Catalog: Important Information Inside: The Art of John F. Peto and the Idea of Still-Life Painting in Nineteenth-Century America, by John Wilmerding. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 1983.
Other Venues: Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, July 15–September 18, 1983