John Pierpont Morgan was not only one of the most powerful figures in finance with his name atop one of the world’s leading banking and investment firms, but also a prodigious collector, whose legacy resides in the masterpieces from his extraordinary collection that are now highlights of important museum and private collections. The many facets of his passion for collecting, and the story behind his Asian, ancient, and Western art acquisitions will be explored by our notable panel of scholars and experts.
Colin B. Bailey, Director, The Morgan Library & Museum
Steven Chait, President, Ralph M. Chait Galleries, Inc.
Linda H. Roth, Director of Special Curatorial Projects and Charles C. and Eleanor Lamont Cunningham Curator of European Decorative Arts, Wadsworth Atheneum
Jean Strouse, eminent American biographer and author of Morgan, American Financier and Alice James, A Biography