1988, when he gave a drawing by Allart
van Everdingen to the museum in memory
of his older brother, the late Dr. Harvey
Peck ’ 59 (’ 62 DDS). Works of art from the
Pecks’ collection, many of them exhibited
for the first time, were on view in the
1999 Ackland traveling exhibition Fresh
Woods and Pastures New.
Peck has been a member of the
Ackland’s national advisory board
since 1987, and the Pecks are longtime
supporters of the museum’s “Art For
Lunch” lecture series.
Above, Dr. Sheldon Peck ’ 63 and
his wife, Leena, at the Ackland’s
unveiling of the drawings they
spent four decades collecting.
The works hanging behind
Peck are replicas for use at the
Left, Esaias van de Velde, Dutch,
1587-1630: Landscape with a
Group of Trees by a River, c.
1620; traces of black chalk,
pen, and brown ink, 6 x 7 7/8 in.