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Press Releases: 1948

January 3, 1948
[Gift of Van Dyck's Henri II de Lorraine from Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney] (PDF 1.3MB)

January 17, 1948
[Gift of 8 paintings by Italian and German artists of the 15th and 16th centuries from the Ralph and Mary Booth Collection] (PDF 3.9MB)

February 12, 1948
[Program of early American music to be played on Washington's birthday] (PDF 1.9MB)

March 7, 1948
German-owned art to be returned after National Gallery showing [Department of the Army Public Information Division press release] (PDF 989KB)

March 7, 1948
[Exhibition of works from Berlin museums brought to this country for safe keeping to open] (PDF 1.9MB)

March 16, 1948
[National Gallery opens exhibition of paintings from Berlin museums before they return to the American zone in Germany] (PDF 3.1MB)

March 18, 1948
[8,390 visitors to the Berlin paintings exhibition] (PDF 4.4MB)

March 31, 1948
[More than a quarter of a million visitors to the Berlin paintings exhibition] (PDF 1.4MB)

April 7, 1948
[Lecture by Herbert Read on Realism and Abstraction in Modern Art] (PDF 1MB)

April 9, 1948
[Concert commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the founding of the League of Composers] (PDF 1.8MB)

April 10, 1948
[More than 500,000 visitors to the Berlin paintings exhibition] (PDF 1011KB)

April 17, 1948
[Extension of the Berlin paintings exhibition at the National Gallery] [Department of the Army Public Information Division press release] (PDF 914KB)

April 20, 1948
[Fifth American Music Festival] (PDF 1.5MB)

April 28, 1948
German art to go on national tour before return; children to benefit [Department of the Army Public Information Division press release] (PDF 1.1MB)

April 29, 1948
[Meeting held at Gallery regarding exhibition of works from Berlin museums] (PDF 1.3MB)

April 29, 1948
[Selection of pictures from Berlin museums likely to suffer damage if sent on tour] (PDF 2.8MB)

May 4, 1948
[Schedule agreed upon for tour of paintings from Berlin museums]  (PDF 2.8MB)

May 13, 1948
[New discoveries revealed by recent x-rays of Bellini's The Feast of the Gods will be dlscussed by John Walker] (PDF 861KB)

May 27, 1948
[Examples of pre-Columbian art placed on exhibition] (PDF 1.3MB)

June 16, 1948
[Employees receive cash awards for devising new method for hanging paintings] (PDF 934KB)

July 9, 1948
[Exhibition of American Folk Art from the Index of American Design] (PDF 1.2MB)

August 30, 1948
[Sunday evening concert series resumes] (PDF 1.9MB)

September 15, 1948
[Opening of exhibition of American prints] (PDF 1.5MB)

November 12, 1948
[Announcement of concert] (PDF 1.7MB)

November 13, 1948
[Gift of Ralph Earl's Daniel Boardman from Mrs. W. Murray Crane] (PDF 1.4MB)

November 20, 1948
[Opening of exhibition Paris, the Favorable Climate] (PDF 2.1MB)