Robert Lehman Collection

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Metropolitan Museum Of Art - Collections - Robert Lehman Collection
... On the passing of banker Robert Lehman in 1969, his Foundation donated 2,600 works of art to the museum ... Housed in the "Robert Lehman Wing," the museum refers to the collection as "one of the most extraordinary private art collections ever assembled in the United States" ... To emphasize the personal nature of the Robert Lehman Collection, the Met housed the collection in a special set of galleries which evoked the interior of Lehman's richly decorated townhouse this intentional ...

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