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Sunday at the Met: Search for the Unicorn

Curator Barbara Drake Boehm discusses the depiction of the unicorn throughout history, from the Middle Ages through the Renaissance. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Search for the Unicorn: An Exhibition in Honor of The Cloisters' 75th Anniversary.

Recorded May 19, 2013

Credits

This Sunday at the Met is made possible by Mary and Michael Jaharis.

The exhibition is made possible by the Michel David-Weill Fund and the Quinque Foundation.

Collections, Medieval Art and The Cloisters (77)

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