'Lillian Wald'

‘Lillian Wald’ (detail), from a portrait by William Valentine Schevill, collection: National Portrait Gallery

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Founded in 1962, this historic Washington DC art museum is part of the Smithsonian Institution. Images of important American portraitists as well as their subjects are included in its collections.