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Tales from the art crypt : the painters, the museums, the curators, the collectors, the auctions, the art / Richard Feigen

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West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction

700.9 FEIGEN

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Material Type
Book
Author
Feigen, Richard L., 1930-
Publication Info.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2000.

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Description
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.
Subject
Feigen, Richard L., 1930-
Richard L. Feigen & Company.
Art dealers -- United States -- Biography.
Art -- Anecdotes.
Art -- Collectors and collecting.
ISBN
039457169X
9780394571690