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Morgan: Mind of the Collector

Type: Conferences & Symposia [View all]
Posted by: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Deadline: Fri, November 10th, 2017

To register:

Hotel Discounts are available at the Hartford Marriott Downtown, 860-249-8000.


Friday, November 10, 2017
Introduction: Neil Harris, University of Chicago
Morgan the Collector

Session 1: Morgan and the Biblical Lands, chair, Steven Tinney, University of Pennsylvania

Yelena Rakic, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Discovering the Ancient Near East

Lyle Humphrey, North Carolina Museum of Art
Morgan in Egypt

John Bidwell, Morgan Library & Museum
Morgan’s Bibles

Session 2: The Romance of History, chair, Christine Brennan, Metropolitan Museum of Art

Christine Brennan, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Morgan and Medieval Art

Roger Wieck, Morgan Library & Museum

Morgan and Manuscripts

Saturday, November 11

Session 3: Building a Beautiful Life, chair, Colin Bailey, Director, Morgan Library & Museum

Wolfram Koeppe, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gold and Garnets: A Love of Precious Objects

Linda Roth, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Prince’s Gate, London

Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, Metropolitan Museum of Art
From Gilded Age Interior to Renaissance Palazzo: Morgan’s New York House

Session 4: The Politics of Collecting, chair, Inge Reist, The Frick

Catherine Scallen, Case Western Reserve University
Turning to the Experts

Jennifer Tonkovich, Morgan Library & Museum

Morgan’s experts and dealers in London and Europe

Barbara Pezzini, National Gallery, London
Collecting British Paintings

Session 5: Crafting a Legacy, Jennifer Tonkovich, Morgan Library & Museum

Charlotte Vignon, Frick Collection
Morgan and Duveen: The Formation and Dispersal of a Collection

Jo Briggs, Walters Art Museum
Morgan and His Fellow American Collectors





Posted on Wed, October 4th, 2017
Expires on Fri, November 10th, 2017

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