Buying George Washington's Portrait Marc Pachter, director of the National Portrait Gallery, part of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., describes the process the museum went through to find a donor willing to contribute $20 million toward the purchase of the famous Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington -- on loan since 1968.

Buying George Washington's Portrait

Buying George Washington's Portrait

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Marc Pachter, director of the National Portrait Gallery, part of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., describes the process the museum went through to find a donor willing to contribute $20 million toward the purchase of the famous Gilbert Stuart portrait of George Washington — on loan since 1968.

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