Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection

From description of the book "The Lotus Transcendent: Indian and Southeast Asian Art from the Samuel Eilenberg Collection"   by Martin Lerner and Steven Kossa, published by the Metropolitan Museum of Art:

"The Lotus Transcendent explores works drawn from one of the most important collections of Indian and Southeast Asian art ever assembled. The collection was brought together by Samuel Eilenberg, a formidable connoisseur who is legendary for his knowledge, prescience, and commitment. Indeed, collecting for Professor Eilenberg has been a pursuit as serious and rewarding as mathematics, the subject of his long and distinguished career at Columbia University."  Read more...