Roy's Postcards: 1983/11/06

Inscription:

In the National Portrait Gallery over a stairway hangs this giant painting.

Postcard back:

GRANT AND HIS GENERALS
By Ole Peter Hansen Balling, 1865
oil on canvas, 10 x 16 feet
Gift of Mrs. Harry Newton Blue in Memory of her Husband, 1966
NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY NPG.66.37
SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION, WASHINGTON, D.C.
Reproduction forbidden without written permission.

Leonard's comments:

Sorry, Smithsonian Institution, but this painting sits firmly within the public domain. Although you may have a claim on the back of the postcard.

See also: smithsonian



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