Major General Lemuel Mathewson viewing Milton Avery's painting Bather
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1 photographic print : b&w ; 17 x 23 cm.
Identification on verso (typewritten): Berlin; September 1951; Berlin Cultural Festival; View of the exhibition in the city hall of Berlin-Schoeneberg where 65 paintings of American artists are shown presently. This is the first representative collection of American works of art to be shown in post-war Germany, made possible by a grant from the Oberlander Trust of New York. Maj. Gen. Lemuel Mathewson, U.S. Commander of Berlin, is seen giving a painting by Milton Avery, called "Bather", a critical look; please credit PRD-HICOG; tel., 8981; 3112; photo Jacoby. Identification on verso (stamped and handwritten): Please give credit to Public Relations Division, HICOG APO 757-A; phone: Frankfurt 8981, 8321; File no. 3112.
Major General Lemuel Mathewson viewing Milton Avery's painting Bather, 1951 Sept. / Claude Jacoby, photographer. American Federation of Arts records, 1895-1993, bulk 1909-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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