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American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art

August 20 – December 31, 1989
West Building, Central Gallery

Thomas Chambers, Threatening Sky, Bay of New York, mid 19th century, oil on canvas, Gift of Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch, 1973.67.2

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

Overview: The 59 paintings on view were selected from the collection of naive American art given to the National Gallery by Edgar William and Bernice Chrysler Garbisch.

Organization: Charles S. Moffett, senior curator and curator of modern painting, coordinated the exhibition.

Attendance: 232,959