Selections from "Have to Have it: Philadelphians Collect 1850-193"
Have to Have It: Philadelphians Collect 1850-1930 symposium presented at the Philadelphia Museum of Art November 3 & 4, 2017
This symposium is organized in conjunction with the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s exhibition Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection, November 3, 2017–February 19, 2018.
Co-organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection and the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the two day symposium complemented the special exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum commemorating the 100th anniversary of John G. Johnson’s gift of exceptional Old Master paintings by exploring the collecting landscape of Philadelphia during the decades before and after Johnson acquired his treasures.
57:50Steven Conn: "The Encyclopedia, the Museum, and the Collection"November 3, 2017
33:47Jennifer Thompson: "John G. Johnson: Lawyer, Collector, Philadelphian"November 4, 2017
28:21Yuriko Jackall: "The French Connection: Joseph Bonaparte, Point Breeze, and Old Masters Come to Bordentown"November 4, 2017
27:52Esmee Quodbach: "The Last American Versailles: The Widener Collection at Lynnewood Hall"November 4, 2017
26:51Sara Tarter: "The Language of the Brush into the Language of Money: John Wanamaker and the Intersections of Collecting and Commerce"November 4, 2017