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Old masters, new world : America's raid on Europe's great pictures, 1880-World War I

Author: Cynthia Saltzman
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Old Masters, New World" is the story of beauty, aesthetics, and taste; money, trade, and power. It is a backstage look at the part played in American collecting by experts like Bernard Berenson and dealers like Colnaghi, Knoedler, and Duveena who raced around Europe to negotiate purchases and sales of the rarest and most costly masterpieces"--Publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cynthia Saltzman
ISBN: 9780670018314 0670018317
OCLC Number: 180754924
Description: x, 336 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. THE COLLECTORS. Henry Gurdon Marquand and van Dyck's portrait of James Stuart --
Isabella Stewart Gardner, Bernard Berenson, Otto Gutekunst, and Titian's "Europa" --
J. Pierpont Morgan, Raphael's "Colonna Madonna," Gainsborouogh's "Georgianna," Reynolds's "Lady Elizabeth Delme," and Lawrence's "Elizabeth Farren" --
Mary Cassatt, Harry and Louisine Havemeyer, Spain, and El Greco --
Henry Clay Frick, Charles Carstairs, Otto Gutekunst, and the Ilchester Rembrandt --
2. THE PAINTING BOOM. Joseph Duveen enters the old master market --
Holbein's "Christina of Denmark," Rembrandt's "Polish Rider," Velazquez's "Philip IV," three Vermeers, and record prices --
Bellini's "St. Francis" and falling prices --
3. THE GREAT WAR AND THE PICTURE MARKET. Old master spoils --
Bellini and Titian's masterpiece comes on the market.
Responsibility: Cynthia Saltzman.
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"Old Masters, New World" is the story of beauty, aesthetics, and taste; money, trade, and power. It is a backstage look at the part played in American collecting by experts like Bernard Berenson and dealers like Colnaghi, Knoedler, and Duveena who raced around Europe to negotiate purchases and sales of the rarest and most costly masterpieces"--Publisher description.

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