Drawing--15th century; Drawing--16th century; Drawing--17th century; Drawing--18th century; Drawing, Italian; Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). Dept. of Drawings and Prints; Michelangelo Buonarroti, 1475-1564; Tiepolo, Giovanni Battista,...
Summary: George Goldner, Chairman of the Department of Drawings and Prints at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, speaks at the Clark about Italian drawings acquired by the Metropolitan during his tenure there.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Destruction and pillage -- Germany ; World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war ; Art treasures in war; Virgin and child; Jesus Christ; Angels; Altarpieces; John, the Baptist, Saint; Nicholas, Saint, Bp. of Myra ; Thrones
One of around 417 works of art from the Kaiser Friedrich Museum deposited in the Friedrichshain flak tower, or Flakturm, for safekeeping. The painting is presumed to have been destroyed when the tower was burned in May of 1945.