Is Tom Campbell, curator in the Department of European Sculpture & Decorative Arts and great authority on tapestries. Also a very nice guy.
Edit, later: It’s funny, how this blogging thing works. I put this short entry up just a few minutes after the news came out, thinking — what? That I knew and wanted others to know? Or to know I knew? Anyway, now I see that people have indeed found it through searches for, e.g., “tom campbell met” and I think: How disappointing to get just these few words. I wouldn’t have been satisfied with a sentence and a half if I’d been the one searching. It needs at least a link to the press release. I mean, anyone making this search already knew what I’m telling. Okay, now they know I think he’s a nice guy, but that’s not much added benefit. So here are a few links: