This catalogue accompanies an exhibition of the same name, shown
from March 21–September 6, 1981 at The Metropolitan Museum of
Art. Many of the great names of European sculpture—Algardi,
Soldani, Clodion, Pajou, Carpeaux, and Rodin—are represented, but
Dr. Sackler's motive in assembling his collection of European
terracottas extended beyond mere prestige. Rather, he sought to
collect objects that reveal as fully as possible the... more...