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Duveen : a life in art

Author: Meryle Secrest
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : University of Chicago Press edView all editions and formats
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Tells about Joseph Duveen (1869-1939) and his humble beginnings running his father's business to knighthood and eventually a peerage. The eldest of eight sons of Jewish-Dutch immigrants, he inherited  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographie
Named Person: Joseph Duveen Duveen, Baron; Joseph Duveen Duveen, Baron; Joseph Duveen
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Meryle Secrest
ISBN: 0226744159 9780226744155
OCLC Number: 60826483
Notes: Originally published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2004.
Description: xxii, 517 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Meryle Secrest.
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"By far the best account of Joseph Duveen's life in a biography that is rich in detail, scrupulously researched, and sympathetically written. [Secrest's] inquiries into early-twentieth-century Read more...

 
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