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National Gallery of Art (U.S.)

LC control no.n 79054426
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Corporate name headingNational Gallery of Art (U.S.)
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Variant(s)Kokuritsu Bijutsukan (U.S.)
Mellon Gallery of Art
National Art Gallery (U.S.)
Nat︠s︡ionalʹnai︠a︡ kartinnai︠a︡ galerei︠a︡ (U.S.)
Smithsonian Institution. National Gallery of Art
United States. National Gallery of Art
Washington (D.C.). National Gallery of Art
See alsoNational Collection of Fine Arts (U.S.)
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Hierarchical superior: Smithsonian Institution
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Biography/History noteThe National Gallery of Art was established 1937 through the gift of Andrew W. Mellon, to the United States, of a collection of paintings and of a fund for housing and maintenance thereof.
Beginning date1937
Associated countryUnited States
Found inKokuritsu Bijutsukan, mappu to gairyaku annai, 1996?
Its Karta i putevoditelʹ, Nat︠s︡ionalʹnai︠a︡ kartinnai︠a︡ galerei︠a︡, Vashington, 2009.
Smithsonian year, 1969: page 623 (The National Gallery of Art, although technically established as a bureau of the Smithsonian Institution, is an autonomous and separately administered organization and is governed by its own Board of Trustees)