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The art of wealth : the Huntingtons in the Gilded Age

Author: Shelley M Bennett
Publisher: San Marino, California : Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Art of Wealth: The Huntingtons in the Gilded Age focuses on four remarkable individuals: Collis Huntington, who started out as a peddler and went on to found a railroad empire; his second wife, Arabella, a woman of great intelligence and taste; her son, Archer, who devoted his life to creating and supporting museums; and Collis's nephew, Henry E. Huntington, who built up an extraordinary foundation, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Henry Edwards Huntington; Arabella Duval Huntington; Archer M Huntington; Collis Potter Huntington; Joseph Duveen Duveen, Baron
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shelley M Bennett
ISBN: 9780873282536 0873282531
OCLC Number: 823085266
Description: xv, 362 pages : illustrations some color ; 30 cm
Contents: Prologue : Collis P. Huntington : "From whom the fortunes of all of us came" --
Collis P. Huntington, 1862 to 1884 --
Collis P. Huntington and Arabella D. Huntington, 1884 to 1900 --
Arabella, Archer, and Henry Huntington, 1900 to 1913 --
Henry, Arabella, and Archer Huntington, 1914 to 1924 --
Henry E. Huntington, 1924 to 1927, and his legacy.
Responsibility: Shelley Bennett.

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Provides a perspective on the complicated mix of public and private motives and models that characterized art collecting and philanthropy in America in the early twentieth-century.  Read more...

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"Filled with photographs of the family's exquisite art collection, the book expertly brings to life a remarkable family of the early 20th-century." Publishers Weekly 20130805

 
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