The devil and Dr. Barnes: portrait of an American art collector

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Viking, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 306 pages
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Traces the life of the eccentric Philadelphia art collector, describes his involvement with Impressionist and Post-Impressionist painters, and discusses his interest in art education

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The devil and Dr. Barnes: portrait of an American art collector

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Astounding, captivating, and often amusing, this is a biography of doctor-inventor-connoisseur Albert Coombs Barnes, who used his self-made fortune to snub the American museum and gallery community ... Read full review

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Fascinating book about a fascinating, larger-than-life character in the history of art! Read full review

Contents

Section 1
15
Section 2
41
Section 3
67
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