Art: Last Appearance

The vast majority of U.S. gallerygoers had never seen such a collection before and never would again. They had been making the most of the world art masterpieces which once hung in Berlin's Kaiser Friedrich Museum.

To begin with, nearly a million had seen the collection in Washington last March and April. Then the U.S. Army sent it on tour (TIME, May 10), and another million in twelve cities had had a look—paying some $290,000 (to be used as relief for needy German children) for the privilege. In St. Louis alone, a record 227,414...

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