Art: Republicans in San Francisco

San Francisco last week saw an exhibition of French painting never before equaled in the U. S. Before the show came to rest on the walls of the M. H. De Young Memorial Museum, it had had its ups & downs.

Just before World War II, Rene Huyghe, head of the Louvre's department of painting, gathered together a huge exhibition of the art of the French Republic, from David to Picasso. Director Huyghe sent his exhibition to South America. Bushy-eyebrowed, German-born Walter Heil of San Francisco's M. H. De Young Memorial Museum heard about it,...

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