Adolf de Meyer (American [born France], 1868–1946). Josephine Baker (detail), 1925–26. Gum bichromate over platinum print, 45.2 x 29.5 cm (17 13/16 x 11 5/8 in.). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Ford Motor Company Collection, Gift of Ford Motor Company and John C. Waddell, 1987 (1987.1100.16)
Quicksilver Brilliance will be the first museum exhibition devoted to the artist in more than 20 years and the first ever at The Met. Some 40 works, drawn entirely from The Met collection, will demonstrate the impressive breadth of his career.