Renwick Gallery, Washington DC Photos

The Renwick Gallery, Washington, DC, is a branch of the Smithsonian American Art Museum with a focus on American craft & decorative arts. The museum's main importance is the building in Second Empire style (1859-73) (1661 Pennsylvania Ave. across from the White House) designed by James Renwick, Jr. to house the Corcoran Gallery of Art. The building is on the National Register.

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Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.Renwick Gallery was originally built to house Corcoran Gallery. Washington, DC.Renwick Gallery building sits opposite the White House. Washington, DC.Lobby stairway in Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.
Renwick Gallery (1859-73) (1661 Pennsylvania Ave. NW). Washington, DC. Style: Second Empire. Architect: James Renwick, Jr..Renwick Gallery was originally built to house Corcoran Gallery. Washington, DC.Renwick Gallery building sits opposite the White House. Washington, DC.Lobby stairway in Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.
Upper hall & Staircase in Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.Artwork arrayed in Grand Salon at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.Early 20th C American artwork at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.American artwork at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.
Upper hall & Staircase in Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.Artwork arrayed in Grand Salon at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.Early 20th C American artwork at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.American artwork at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.
In the Stable painting by Albert Pinkham Ryder at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.Harvest painting by Albert Pinkham Ryder at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.The Archers by Bryson Burroughs at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.Romaine Brooks self portrait at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.
In the Stable painting (before 1911) by Albert Pinkham Ryder at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.Harvest painting by Albert Pinkham Ryder at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.The Archers (1917) by Bryson Burroughs at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.Romaine Brooks self portrait (1923) at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.
Viking's Daughter painting by Frederick Stuart Church at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.Curtains & sideboard at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.Modern art at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.Modern art & furniture at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.
Viking's Daughter painting (1887) by Frederick Stuart Church at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.Curtains & sideboard at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.Modern art at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.Modern art & furniture at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.
Monkey settee by Judy Kensley McKie at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.Sweetgrass basket by Mary Jackson of Charleston, SC at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.Oops! chair in Renwick Museum. Washington, DC.Throne chair in Renwick Museum. Washington, DC.
Monkey settee (1995) by Judy Kensley McKie at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.Sweetgrass basket (1999) by Mary Jackson of Charleston, SC at Renwick Gallery. Washington, DC.Oops! (2001) visual joke about a classical chair by Jacob Cress in Renwick Museum. Washington, DC.Throne chair of maple walnut & ebony (1979) by Robert Whitely in Renwick Museum. Washington, DC.
Uncle Rick's Wonderland chest in Renwick Museum. Washington, DC.Big Bad Bird glass whimsy in Renwick Museum. Washington, DC.Orange earthenware vessel in Renwick Museum. Washington, DC.
Uncle Rick's Wonderland (1997) chest with mirror by Richard Ford in Renwick Museum. Washington, DC.Big Bad Bird (1995) glass whimsy by Robert Wilson in Renwick Museum. Washington, DC.Orange earthenware vessel (2000) by Ralph Bacerra in Renwick Museum. Washington, DC.

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