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TREASURES of the METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART is an E-Book in PDF format that covers our shared cultural and historical heritage and makes the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s wonders more accessible and meaningful.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art is a museum at which every visit brings something new. “TREASURES of the MET” covers the essential highlights of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY and provides the information to help you to appreciate its many exhibits. This book offers insights to help make the museum’s many wonders more accessible and meaningful.

This E-book in PDF format includes over 75 Chapters featuring the Treasures in Metropolitan Museum of Art. Download “TREASURES of the MET” as a PDF electronic book that you can use on most devices: Personal Computers, Laptops, iPads, Tablets and Mobile Devices.

A sample of the Contents:

PART I. INTRODUCTION TO THE METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART – MET
1. The Metropolitan Museum of Art – MET
2. The History of the MET
PART II. EUROPEAN PAINTINGS
3. European Paintings Collection
4. “Pygmalion and Galatea” by Jean-Léon Gérôme
5. “Saint Jerome as Scholar” by El Greco
6. “Portrait of Juan de Pareja” by Diego Velázquez
7. “Camille Monet on a Garden Bench” by Claude Monet
8. “View of Toledo” by El Greco
9. “The Musicians” by Caravaggio
10. “The Death of Socrates” by Jacques-Louis David
11. “The Harvesters” by Pieter Bruegel the Elder
12. “Young Woman Drawing” by Marie-Denise Villers
13. “The Grand Canal, Venice” by J. M. W. Turner
14. “The Houses of Parliament (Effect of Fog)” by Claude Monet
15. “Madame Cézanne in a Red Dress” by Paul Cézanne
PART III. ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN ART
16. Ancient Near Eastern Art Collection
17. Sumerian Standing Male Worshiper
18. Head of a Beardless Royal Attendant – Eunuch
19. Human-Headed Winged Bull (Lamassu)
PART IV. ARTS OF AFRICA, OCEANIA, AND THE AMERICAS
20. Arts of Africa Oceania and the Americas Collection
21. Benin Ivory Mask
22. African Face Mask – Kpeliye’e
23. Sican Funerary Mask – Peru
24. Ceremonial Axe – Papua New Guinea
PART V. ASIAN ART
25. Asian Art Collection
26. Luohan – Yixian Glazed Ceramic Sculpture
27. Pillow with Landscape Scenes – Zhang Family Workshop
28. Jar with Dragon
PART VI. EGYPTIAN ART
29. Egyptian Art Collection
30. The Temple of Dendur
31. The Sphinx of Hatshepsut
32. William the Faience Hippopotamus
PART VII. EUROPEAN SCULPTURE AND DECORATIVE ARTS
33. European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Collection
34. “Hercules the Archer” by Antoine Bourdelle
35. “Orpheus and Eurydice” by Auguste Rodin
36. “Perseus with the Head of Medusa” by Antonio Canova
PART VIII. AMERICAN WING
37. American Wing Collection
38. “Washington Crossing the Delaware” by Emanuel Leutze
39. “Portrait of Madame X” by John Singer Sargent
40. “Mother and Child” by Mary Cassatt
41. “Fur Traders Descending the Missouri” by George Caleb Bingham
42. “The Gulf Stream” by Winslow Homer
PART IX. GREEK AND ROMAN ART
43. Greek and Roman Art Collection
44. Statue of a Kouros
45. Amathus Sarcophagus
46. Mycenaean Terracotta Female Figures
PART X. ISLAMIC ART
47. Islamic Art Collection
48. Blue Qur’an
49. Marble Jar of Zayn al-Din Yahya Al-Ustadar
50. The Damascus Room
PART XI. DRAWINGS AND PRINTS
51. Drawings and Prints Collection
52. Album of Tournaments and Parades in Nuremberg
53. “Canvassing for Votes” by William Hogarth
54. “Christ and the Woman of Samaria” by Rembrandt
PART XII. COSTUME INSTITUTE
55. Costume Institute Collection
56. Bodice
57. Cape
58. Doublet
PART XIII. ARMS AND ARMOR
59. Arms and Armor Collection
60. Blade and Mounting for a Sword (Katana)
61. Double-Barreled Flintlock Shotgun
PART XIV. MEDIEVAL ART
62. Medieval Art Collection
63. “The Last Supper” by Ugolino di Nerio
64. Plaque with the Journey to Emmaus and Noli Me Tangere
65. Doorway from the Church of San Nicolò, San Gemini
PART XV. THE CLOISTERS MUSEUM
66. Introduction to The Cloisters Museum
67. The Cloisters Museum Collection
68. Annunciation Triptych (Merode Altarpiece) by Robert Campin
69. The Belles Heures of Jean of France, Duke of Berry
70. Palmesel (Palm Donkey)
PART XVI. MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART
71. Modern and Contemporary Art Collection
72. “Reclining Nude” by Amedeo Modigliani
73. Improvisation 27 (Garden of Love II) by Wassily Kandinsky
74. “Jeanne Hébuterne” by Amedeo Modigliani
75. “The Card Players” by Paul Cézanne
PART XVII. PHOTOGRAPHS
76. The Photographs Collection
77. Loie Fuller Dancing
78. Sala Delle Statue, Vatican
79. Gardner’s Photographic Sketchbook of the War
PART XVIII. MET BREUER
80. Introduction to the Met Breuer
81. Met Breuer Collection
82. “Madame Cézanne in the Conservatory” by Paul Cézanne
83. “Salvator Mundi” by Albrecht Dürer
84. “Two Girls with Parasols” by John Singer Sargent
85. “Opening of the Fifth Seal” by El Greco
86. “Baptism of Christ” by Jacopo Bassano
PART XIX. MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
87. Musical Instruments Collection
88. Ming-Dynasty Pipa
89. Grand Piano
90. Bass Fluegel Horn in B-flat
PART XX. APPENDIX
91. The Appendix Collection
92. Tips for visiting the MET
93. Quotes about the MET and Museums in General
94. Joy of Museums
95. Glossary for Museums, Art and History
96. Ten Reasons for our Books