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[Public Notice 4807]

Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: "Drawn by the Brush: Oil Sketches by Peter Paul Rubens"

AGENCY: Department of State.
ACTION: Notice.
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and RestructuringAct of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681,et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note,et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236 of October 19, 1999, as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875], I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition Drawn by the Brush: Oil Sketches by Peter Paul Rubens," imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Bruce Museum of Arts and Sciences, Greenwich, Connecticut, from on or about September 17, 2004 until on or about January 2, 2005, at the Berkeley Museum of Art/Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, California, from on or about January 26, 2005 until on or about April 24, 2005, at the Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati Ohio, from on or about May 20 until on or about August 28, 2005, and at possible additional venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in theFederal Register.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact the Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State, (telephone: 202/619-6982). The address is U.S. Department of State, SA-44, 301 4th Street, SW., Room 700, Washington, DC 20547-0001.
Dated: August 24, 2004. C. Miller Crouch, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State.