Affectionate Collector

February 1961
New Yorker;2/4/1961, Vol. 36 Issue 51, p24
The article focuses on the grant of remaining seventy paintings, drawings and sculptures of James Thrall Soby, a fifty-four-year-old collector who is a frequent donor, to the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The donation went on exhibition in February 1961 for the benefit of the Museum's library. Soby's collection includes paintings by Picasso, Matisse, Miro and Derain and he has been influential in encouraging the museum to acquire more of the works of those men.


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