Tales from the art crypt : the painters, the museums, the curators, the collectors, the auctions, the art / Richard Feigen
Book | Alfred A. Knopf | 2000

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x, 296, 5 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (page [301]).
Contents
Introduction -- Detective stories -- The Jefferson portrait -- Fresh paint and postage stamps -- Chicago, New York, and the saving of Soho -- The storm before the calm -- Dr. Barnes and the devil -- Rose and Morton Neumann -- The war of the museums -- Julien Levy -- Artists' vestals -- The Bute "Trumbull" -- Baksheesh -- The power of the press -- Mary and Leigh Block -- Gertrude Stein: the inheritance.
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ISBN
039457169X
9780394571690
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