Digital Underground

The Jade Room and Other Forgotten Museum Spaces

Posted on Thursday, August 21, 2014, by Stephanie Post, Senior Digital Asset Specialist, Digital Media

Senior Digital Asset Specialist Stephanie Post highlights a selection of Museum spaces that live on only in the Main Building's rich history.

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Le Brun's Jabach: Who's Got the Best?

Posted on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, by Keith Christiansen, John Pope-Hennessy Chairman, Department of European Paintings

Keith Christiansen, John Pope-Hennessy Chairman of the Department of European Paintings, compares the Met's Jabach portrait with a version that was destroyed in World War II.

In Circulation

A (Disappearing) Fore-edge Painted Book at The Cloisters Library

Posted on Wednesday, August 6, 2014, by Michael Carter, Librarian, The Cloisters Museum and Gardens

Librarian Michael Carter discusses a knight and lady fore-edge painted book from The Cloisters Library.

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First Things First: Commencing the Conservation of the Jabach Portrait

Posted on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, by Michael Gallagher, Sherman Fairchild Conservator in Charge, Department of Paintings Conservation

Michael Gallagher describes the first steps taken in the conservation of the Museum's Jabach family portrait.

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