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Exhibition of Early American Paintings, Miniatures and Silver Assembled by the Washington Loan Exhibition Committee.

Washington National Gallery of Art: 1925.

The catalog of an early loan exhibition of American works. The short introduction to the Miniatures section was written by Albert Rosenthal. The somewhat longer introduction to the silver was written by Elizabeth Benton of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Members of the Committee on Silver included Hollis French and Luke Vincent Lockwood. The silver was categorized into New England wares New York Philadelphia, Baltimore, Annapolis & Washington, and Anonymous makers.

Softcover. 5.5"x8.5", 107 pages, plus 15 b/w plates covers somewhat worn, a little soil, spine split in a few places a delicate catalog.

Inventory #: 8807
Price: $ 100.00      



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