New in the Galleries: “Art and Wonder: A Cabinet of Collections,”

Collections of natural and manmade wonders characterized aristocratic collections in the sixteeth and seventeeth centuries. See objects of this sort of princely collection in our new installation “Art and Wonder: A Cabinet of Collections,” in gallery 257. 

Allegory of Sight (Venus and Cupid in a Picture Gallery),”” c. 1660, by Jan Brueghel the Younger