Corcoran Gallery of Art
Original Author: National Photo Company
Created: Between 1918 and 1920
Medium: Glass-plate negative

Corcoran Gallery of Art

The original Corcoran Gallery of Art, on 17th and Pennsylvania avenues in Washington, D.C., was designed by the architect James Renwick and included exterior niches on the second floor that contained marble statues of eleven famous artists, among them Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. The sculptor Moses Jacob Ezekiel created the statues.

The old Corcoran Gallery is now the home of the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian Institution.