Art: More for the Met

Manhattan's Metropolitan Museum, already heavily laden with treasures, got some more rich stuffing. In the museum's vast Great Hall, four magnificent 16th century Flemish tapestries, each 14 ft. by 24 ft., went on display last week. They were a gift of the Hearst Foundation, in memory of one of history's most assiduous art collectors, William Randolph Hearst.

The tapestries, representing the four seasons of life, are crowded with enough human figures, astrological signs, pagan gods and goddesses, animals, buildings and landscapes to satisfy the most voracious gallerygoer. They gave an added fillip to the Met's opening last week of its refurbished galleries...

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