Lotus Circle Gathers at The Metropolitan Museum of ArtUploader: Dagrel 2 month ago Subscribe 7
China, Dali Kingdom — , dated January 13, Among the collection's 15, objects are many pieces made for and used by kings and princes, including armor belonging to Henry II of France and Ferdinand I of Germany. This is one of the highest-spending departments of the museum, and its highlights feature some of the world's great portrait paintings and some of the greatest genre paintings of the 17th century. The Cloisters collection was originally that of a separate museum, assembled by George Grey Barnard and acquired in toto by Rockefeller in as a gift to the Met. Metropolitan Museum of Art , byname the Met , the largest and most-comprehensive art museum in New York City and one of the foremost in the world. Ink and light color on silk.