Wash DC, Government Printing Office: 1941
Seller ID: 38815
Binding: Card Covers
Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket
Photo frontis; Typed letter signed by D. D. Shepard, theSecretary of the National Gallery, placed in loose. Original wraps. Sent to Senator Mahoney . Original wrapswith some moderate chipping, Clean, tight, cotents unmarked. The National Gallery of Art was conceived and given to the people of the United States by Andrew W. Mellon (1855–1937). Mellon was a financier and art collector from Pittsburgh who came to Washington in 1921 to serve as secretary of the treasury. During his years of public service he came to believe that the United States should have a national art museum equal to those ... View More...