National Geographic : 1929 Apr
© National Geographic Society Natural Color Photograph by Jacob Gayer WASHINGTON IS GRADUALLY BECOMING A NATIONAL ART CENTER In addition to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, recently enriched by the W. A . Clark Collection, and the Freer Gallery with its fine examples of oriental art, a national collection is constantly growing. Some of the jewels of the Clark Collection include (left toright) a"Madonna "by Perugino, Titian's " Portrait in Black," "Lady Dunstanville" by Gainsborough, and Rembrandt's "Man with a Scroll." The statue ofAphrodite isby Canova and the bronze group of the bound Prometheus is by Charles Renaud.