Grand Salon Installation-Paintings from the Smithsonian American Art Museum

June 5, 2009 — November 11, 2013

Renwick Gallery (Pennsylvania Avenue at 17th Street NW)
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Frederick J. Waugh, The Knight of the Holy Grail, ca. 1912

This installation in the Renwick Gallery's Grand Salon displays seventy paintings from the Smithsonian American Art Museum's collection, including landscapes, portraits, and allegorical works by fifty-one American artists from the 1840s to the 1930s.

Artists whose works are featured include Edward Mitchell Bannister, Romaine Brooks, Elliott Daingerfield, Daniel Garber, William Morris Hunt, George Inness, Homer Dodge Martin, Albert Pinkham Ryder, Abbott Handerson Thayer, John Henry Twachtman, and Irving R. Wiles. The room is installed salon style, with paintings hung one-atop-another and side by side.