Arts Benefactor Jayne Wrightsman Dies at 99

April 22nd, 2019

The New York Times profiles the life of Jayne Wrightsman today, a benefactor of the arts and grande dame of New York society whose celebrated collections of decorative and fine arts became a major part of the Met collection, and who passed away this week at 99. “Jayne Wrightsman’s incredible impact on the Metropolitan Museum of Art cannot be overstated,” says Met director Max Hollein. “Through her beneficence, expertise and guidance, she has forever transformed the museum, and the museum will be forever connected with her.”

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