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Lure of the West: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum

January 3, 2000 – May 29, 2003

American Art Museum
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC

Location: Various locations

This exhibition includes paintings and sculptures from the 1820s through the 1940s. Artists included are Charles Bird King, George Catlin, Irving Couse, Olin Warner, Emanuel Leutze, Albert Bierstadt, Thomas Moran, and others.

Gift Book: Lure of the West: Treasures from the Smithsonian American Art Museum

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