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The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Author: Wendy Beckett; Spire Films.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WGBH Video (Firm)
Publisher: Boston : WGBH Boston Video, [2001]
Series: Sister Wendy's American collection.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Overflowing with definative examples of medieval, European, Egyptian, Asian and American masterworks, the Met is one of New York's most renowned art muesums. Join Sister Wendy as she reveals surprising details behind the painting Juan de Pareja by Velázquez, shares the daring and subtlety of Vermerr's Allegory of the Faith, is moved by the beauty of a calligraphic page from the Koran, discovers the small and broken  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Films for the hearing impaired
History
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Beckett; Spire Films.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1578077176 9781578077175
OCLC Number: 48133415
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Information from pre-release promotional materials.
Credits: Editor, Robert Alexander ; camera, Anne-Marie Fendrick ; music composed by Toby Langton-Gilks.
Performer(s): Presented by Sister Wendy Beckett.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Sister Wendy's American collection.
Responsibility: a Spire Films production for WGBH/Boston.

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Overflowing with definative examples of medieval, European, Egyptian, Asian and American masterworks, the Met is one of New York's most renowned art muesums. Join Sister Wendy as she reveals surprising details behind the painting Juan de Pareja by Velázquez, shares the daring and subtlety of Vermerr's Allegory of the Faith, is moved by the beauty of a calligraphic page from the Koran, discovers the small and broken Egyptian Fragmentary Head of a Queen, examines two medieval works of heavenly beauty at the Cloisters, and explores many other memorable works of art.

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