George Vanderbilt traveled throughout his life, feeding his insatiable desire to learn more about the world through its history, culture, and art. From the age of nine, George crossed the Atlantic Ocean 60 times. In only ten years, his fascination with foreign lands took him throughout Europe and Scandinavia, the Mediterranean and northern Africa, and to the Middle East and Japan. Biltmore: Collector's Room draws on the timeless beauty of the treasures found throughout Vanderbilt's extensive travels. Each piece, distinctive on its own, is comfortable, elegant, and charming.