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Author/Artist Saltzman, Cynthia.
Title Old masters, new world : America's raid on Europe's great pictures, 1880-World War I / Cynthia Saltzman.
Publisher/Date New York : Viking, 2008.
Description x, 336 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Book Stacks  ND450 .S25 2008    CHECKED OUT - ASK AT REF DESK
 Frick Book Stacks  ND450 .S25 2008 c.2  AVAILABLE
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-324) and index.
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.
LC subject Painting, European.
Painting -- Collectors and collecting -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Painting -- Collectors and collecting -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Painting -- Europe -- Marketing -- History -- 19th century.
Painting -- Europe -- Marketing -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 9780670018314
0670018317
WorldCat no. 180754924

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