Speakers at the event were:
Christine Poggi, Judy and Mary Steinhardt Director of the Institute of Fine Arts
John Haverkamp Begemann, Egbert’s older son
George Abrams, collector
Elizabeth J. Peak, artist
Christopher Brown, Director emeritus, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford
Nadine Orenstein, Drue Heinz Curator in Charge, Dept. of Drawings and Prints, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Paul Crenshaw, associate professor, Providence College
Emilie Gordenker, Director, Mauritshuis, The Hague
Eijk van Otterloo, collector
Jacquelyn N. Coutré, Bader Curator and Researcher, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University
Otto Naumann, art dealer
Clarice Haverkamp Begemann, Egbert’s younger daughter
Paul Haverkamp Begemann, Egbert’s younger son.A recording of Bach’s Sonata in G minor played by Jacob Begemann, one of Egbert’s grandchildren.
Egbert’s daughter Marianne helped to initiate The Environmental Cooperative at the Vassar Barns, and the family asked that any donations in Egbert’s honor be directed to this endeavor.
The event was organized by Sophie Lo of the IFA, with thanks to Christine Poggi and Edward Sullivan for use of the IFA’s facilities.
Members of HNA are also welcome to post their own remembrances on our message board.
A selection of photographs from the event will follow soon.