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Author Brewer, John, 1947-

Title The American Leonardo : a tale of obsession, art and money / John Brewer.

Imprint Oxford, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2009.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    759.5 LEONARDO,DA VINCE BRE    Available
Description vii, 310 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- Ch. 1. The American scene -- Ch. 2. The culture of connoisseurship -- Ch. 3. Locating Leonardo -- Ch. 4. Dealers and clients -- Ch. 5. The trials of La Belle -- Ch. 6. The battle of the experts -- Ch. 7. The view from Kansas -- Ch. 8. The rape of La Belle -- Ch. 9. True or false in art -- Ch. 10. An investment opportunity -- Afterword -- Bibliography -- Index.
Subject Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519. Belle Ferronnière.
Hahn, Harry (Harry J.), b. 1897 -- Art collections.
Painting, Renaissance -- Expertising.
ISBN 9780195396904 (alk. paper) : $24.95
0195396901 (alk. paper)

 
    
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