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Gifts to the Nation from Mr. and Mrs. John Hay Whitney

October 18, 1998 – January 3, 1999
East Building, Mezzanine, Northwest

Henri Edmond Cross, Coast near Antibes, 1891/1892, oil on canvas, John Hay Whitney Collection, 1982.76.2

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

Overview: 16 paintings given to the National Gallery of Art by John Hay Whitney and his wife, Betsey Cushing Whitney, including works by Vincent van Gogh, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri Matisse, and Georges Braque, were presented in the exhibition. 8 of the paintings were from Mrs. Whitney's 1998 bequest to the museum.

Organization: Philip Conisbee, senior curator of European paintings at the National Gallery of Art, was the exhibition curator. The exhibition was organized by the National Gallery of Art. It was made possible by The Circle of the National Gallery of Art.

Attendance: 74,901