Old Masters, New World: America's Raid on Europe's Great by Cynthia Saltzman PDF

By Cynthia Saltzman

ISBN-10: 0143115316

ISBN-13: 9780143115311

ISBN-10: 0670018317

ISBN-13: 9780670018314

A spellbinding account of the rapacious pursuit of the main beautiful work within the world

within the Gilded Age, newly filthy rich and culturally bold american citizens started to compete for Europe's impressive previous grasp photographs, inflicting an incredible migration of artwork around the Atlantic. Old Masters, New international is a behind the curtain examine the cutthroat festival, monetary maneuvering, intrigue, and double-dealing usually focused on those purchases, let alone the seductive energy of the ravishing work that drove those collectors-including financier J. Pierpont Morgan, sugar king H. O. Havemeyer, Boston aesthete Isabella Stewart Gardner, and industrialist Henry Clay Frick. choked with beautiful reproductions, this can be an awesome reward e-book for paintings fans and background buffs alike.

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