Roy's Postcards: 1986/07/23

Postcard back:

Harmony in Red
Henri Matise, French, 1869-1954
Oil on canvas, 1908
Hermitage Museum, Leningrad

Impressionist to Early Modern Paintings from the U.S.S.R. Works from the Hermitage Museum, Leningrad, and the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow

National Gallery of Art, Washington; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

This exhibition is made possible through the cooperation of the Ministry of Culture of the U.S.S.R. ; the participating museums; and the Armand Hammer Foundation, Los Angeles. Major funding is provided by Occidental Petroleum Corporation, Los Angeles. The exchange of exhibitions between the Soviet Union and the United States is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities.

Leonard's comments:

A style of art rarely seen in this collection of postcards.

Supported by an indemnity, huh?

See also: smithsonian

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