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Art Held Hostage : The Battle Over the Barnes Collection
by John Anderson


Overview - This is the story of how a fabled art foundation the greatest collection of impressionist and postimpressionist art in America, including 69 Cezannes, 60 Matisses, and 44 Picassos, among many priceless others came to be, and how more than a decade of legal squabbling brought it to the brink of collapse and to a move that many believe betrayed the wishes of the founder, Dr.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This is the story of how a fabled art foundation the greatest collection of impressionist and postimpressionist art in America, including 69 Cezannes, 60 Matisses, and 44 Picassos, among many priceless others came to be, and how more than a decade of legal squabbling brought it to the brink of collapse and to a move that many believe betrayed the wishes of the founder, Dr. Albert C. Barnes (1872 1951). Art Held Hostage is now updated with a new epilogue by the author covering the current state of this international treasure and the endless battle over its fate."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780393347319
  • ISBN-10: 0393347311
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: September 2013
  • Page Count: 251
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.5 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds


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