Charles Loring Elliott, Portrait of Matthew Vassar, 1861

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New guidebook highlights ninety great works in the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center collection

Its impressive collection of 17,000 works of art has been more than 140 years in the making. Now, the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center is finally getting its own handy guidebook. The widely respected Prestel Museum Guide series has just published the new book The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College: The History and the Collection. This makes the Art Center the first U.S. college or university museum to have its own Prestel Guide.

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