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American Naive Paintings from the National Gallery of Art
August 20 – December 31, 1989
West Building, Central Gallery

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

Image: 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