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Summary

Written before the opening of the Arthur M. Sackler Museum and before Sackler's death. Article discusses Sackler's dealings with New York's Metropolitan Museum, the donation of his collection to the Smithsonian, important works in the collection, and his thoughts and feelings about art.

Subject

  • Sackler, Arthur M
  • Arthur M. Sackler Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

Category

Smithsonian Institution History Bibliography

Contained within

The Washington Post (Newspaper)

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

September 21, 1986

Topic

  • Art
  • Benefactors
  • Art, Oriental
  • Gifts
  • History
  • National Collections
  • Art objects
  • Art--History
  • Biography

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