With which of the following statements about "paintings displaying lofty unconcern with materiality" would the author be most likely to agree? A. Only the property-rich collector could appreciate paintings of this type. B. Such paintings demonstrated the collector's degree of taste and civic virtue. C. Such paintings were often collected by people who were quite property-rich. D. Collectors of such paintings often displayed them for the public's benefit. E. Collectors of such paintings were, as a class, the most avaricious members of their society.