A Connoisseur’s Eye: Carl Gustaf Tessin and Transformations In Taste and Collecting in 1740’s Paris

The art collection of Count Carl Gustaf Tessin in the Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, is a unique example of the prevalent taste during the rococo period in Paris. Magnus Olausson, Director of Collections and Research at the Nationalmuseum, explores the ideals that shaped Tessin’s collecting.

The exhibition Treasures from the Nationalmuseum of Sweden: The Collections of Count Tessin will open at 5:30 pm for program attendees.

Friday, February 3, 6:30 pm
Tickets: 
$15; free for members and students with valid ID.

Tickets include free museum admission for the day of program.

Image Caption: 

Jacques-André- Joseph Aved, Count Carl Gustaf Tessin, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, NM 5535. Photography by Cecilia Heisser.

Please call (212) 685-0008 ext. 560 or e-mail tickets@themorgan.org for information.