William M. Harnett
March 14 – June 13, 1993
East Building, Mezzanine, Northwest
This exhibition is no longer on view at the National Gallery.
Overview: 49 still life paintings illustrated William M. Harnett's trompe l'oeil technique. They were selected from the National Gallery's collection and other public and private collections.
Organization: The exhibition was organized by the Amon Carter Museum, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Co-curators were John Wilmerding, visiting curator for American Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; Doreen Bolger, curator, Amon Carter Museum; and Marc Simpson, curator, the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. The coordinator for the National Gallery was Nicolai Cikovsky Jr., curator of American and British paintings.
Catalog: William M. Harnett, edited by Doreen Bolger, Marc Simpson, and John Wilmerding. New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1992.
Other Venues: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, March 14–June 14, 1992
Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, July 18–October 18, 1992
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, November 14, 1992–February 14, 1993