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The Path of Nature: Collecting Off the Beaten Path

Collector Wheelock Whitney discusses interest in art collecting, his acquisition history, and his travels. Whitney focused on collecting French landscape paintings at a time when few others were, which allowed him to build a unique group of artworks.

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Path of Nature: French Paintings from the Wheelock Whitney Collection, 1785–1850, on view January 22–April 21, 2013.

Recorded February 10, 2013

Collections, European Paintings (43)

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My Met—Keith Christiansen
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Masterworks from the Met
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Rooms with a View
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The Harvesters
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