Morgan Library & Museum

Morgan Library & Museum

The Morgan Library & Museum – formerly the Pierpont Morgan Library – is a museum and research library located at 225 Madison Avenue at East 36th Street in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. It was founded to house the private library of J. Wikipedia

Morgan Library & Museum

The Morgan Library & Museum – formerly the Pierpont Morgan Library – is a museum and research library located at 225 Madison Avenue at East 36th Street in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. It was founded to house the private library of J. Wikipedia

Aug 31, 2:45 PM

Hot date with nowhere to go? The Morgan''s got you covered. Visit for free every Friday, 7-9pm! ... Link in bio. ... Photo by Scott Kelby, 2015. ... #Free #Friday #NYC #DateNight #Broke

Aug 30, 3:43 PM

One of our fantastic volunteers, Richard Kutner, at work at the Morgan. Every Monday he comes in to translate some of the thousands of letters collected at the Morgan to and from famous writers, artists, and thinkers. He specializes in translating 19th century French letters to/from writers like Gustave Flaubert and Victor Hugo. ... ""It''s difficult to describe the constant thrill of reviewing documents in the handwriting of someone I''ve read or studied realizing that I may be the sixth person to ever have set eyes on them,"" Richard says. ""I end up doing a lot of detective work."" ... Read more from Richard on the Best American Poetry blog: link in bio.

Aug 29, 0:50 PM

Happy birthday to arguably the greatest portraitist of the modern age, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (17801867)! ... Browse our online exhibition, ""Ingres at the Morgan,"" for a brief overview of Ingres life, career, and influence! Link in bio. ... Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (17801867), ""Odalisque,"" detail, 1839, graphite, black and white chalk, gray and brown wash. Thaw Collection, The Morgan Library & Museum. ... #MorganLibrary #MorganDrawings #Drawing #Detail #Ingres #HBD #OnThisDay #NYC #NotJustALibrary

Aug 28, 1:18 PM

...the tone of the picture is dark and cool. . . . The figures are extraordinarily natural and vivid; wonderfully light and fine is the touch by which the painter evokes all the small familiar Venetian realities.Henry James ... This atmospheric interior by John Singer Sargent depicts street merchant women escaping the midday heat inside the Palazzo Rezzonico. ... ""Henry James and American Painting"" is now on view. ... John Singer Sargent (18561925), Venetian Women in the Palazzo Rezzonico, ca. 1880, oil on canvas. Private collection, courtesy of David Nisinson. #MorganLibrary #HenryJames #Venice #JohnSingerSargent #Sargent #painting