It was an honor and pleasure to speak at the Nantucket Historical Association on August 8. 2022 in conjunction with the ongoing exhibition Treasures from the Billings Collection of Asian Art that continues through November 1. Please link below to hear this illustrated presentation by Steven J. Chait on the remarkable 500 year history of Chihese porcelain in the West.
Asia Week New York in Partnership with The Winter Show present a webinar on Zoom
JP Morgan: A Collector’s Legacy
Wednesday, January 26 at 5pm EST
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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
Charlotte Eyerman, Director and Chief Curator, JPMorgan Chase Art Collection