RT Video/DVD DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 34378648 LA English T1 Merchants and masterpieces great collectors of the Metropolitan Museum of Art A1 Bauman, Suzanne., Neipris, Carolyn., Lowell, Ross., Hess, Melinda., Keane, Brian., De Montebello, Philippe., Rockefeller, David,, Webb, J. Watson., Morgan, Mary R., Tomkins, Calvin., Home Vision (Firm), Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.), Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)., Office of Film and Television., WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.), PB The Museum ; Home Vision [distributor] PP New York, N.Y.; [S.l.] YR 1989 AB Narrator Philippe de Montebello, Director of the Metropolitan Museum tells the stories of a group of passionate collectors whose vision and generosity helped build the present collections of the Museum. Donors such as J. Pierpont Morgan, Benjamin Altman and Robert Lehman are profiled. Personal interviews reveal the stories of other notable collectors, including David Rockefeller, J. Watson Webb, Jr., who recalls his grandparents H.O. Havemeyer and Louisine Havemeyer, and Mary Rockefeller Morgan, who shares memories of her twin brother Michael's quest for art and life among the tribes of New Guinea. Drawn in part from Calvin Tomkins' history of the Metropolitan Museum, Merchants and Masterpieces includes archival footage, location photography and representative samples of works of art from the Museum's collections.