Paris, New York, Boston: recommended reading

Here is a great book! With chapters on Louisine Havemeyer, JP Morgan, and Isabella Stewart Gardner, and more, this books provides a rich background for understanding the art of collecting in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Full of detail, drama, gossip, and real research, this book is a lively look into the private world of the super rich and the race to acquire masterpieces by Rembrandt, Vermeer and more! Enjoy!

Old Masters, New World: America’s Raid on Europe’s Great Pictures by Cynthia Saltzman


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