The Camondo Legacy: The Passions of a Paris Collector
Marie-NoŽl de Gary
Thames & Hudson, 2008 - Art - 319 pages
The Musee Nissim de Camondo, built by Rene Sargent, is one of Paris's finest early 20th-century mansions. Now part of the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, it is the setting for a remarkable collection of 18th-century furniture and objets d'art. This volume contains hundreds of colour photographs of the treasures."
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Preface Helene DavidWeill
Foreword Beatrice Salmon
Moise de Camondo
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18th century Abraham Behor Abraham Salomon Achille Duchene acquired AMNC antique dealer architect Arts Decoratifs auction bathroom Beatrice Beauvais tapestry bedroom brothers built bust Cahen d'Anvers Camondo family Camondo's apartment carpet Centrale des Arts Charles Ephrussi chased and gilt Chateau cm Inv collection collector courtyard Death dining room door Ephrussi facade Francois francs French furniture gallery garden gilt bronze Hotel Hubert Robert invoice Isaac Camondo Isaac de Camondo Istanbul Jean-Baptiste Jean-Baptiste Huet Jean-Baptiste Oudry Large Drawing Room Large Study Louis XVI Louvre main staircase mansion in rue manufactory marble marchand-mercier Moi'se Moi'se's Moise de Camondo Musee Nissim museum Nissim de Camondo Oil on canvas Ottoman outbuildings painted panelling Pare Monceau Paris Pereire photograph pieces portrait Rene Sergent residence restoration Rothschild rue de Monceau rue Hamelin Salon des Huet Savonnerie Seligmann Sevres porcelain Small Study Societe des Amis style tapestry upper ground floor vases walls