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Author Anderson, John.

Title Art held hostage : the battle over the Barnes collection / John Anderson
Edition First edition
Published New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2003]


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Description xiv, 237 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Machine derived contents note: ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- INTRODUCTION: This Paradise of Art -- CHAPTER ONE: Portrait of Dr. Barnes -- CHAPTER TWO: De Medici in Merion -- CHAPTER THREE: The Mysterious Miss de Mazia -- CHAPTER FOUR: Lincoln Takes Command -- CHAPTER FIVE: Meet Richard Glanton -- CHAPTER SIX: Into the Brightness of the Future -- CHAPTER SEVEN: The Subject Was Chest Hair -- CHAPTER EIGHT: Trying to Reform Richard
Summary "This is the story of how a fabled art foundation - the greatest collection of impressionist and post-impressionist art in America - came to be, and why it is now, thanks to more than a decade of legal squabbling, on the brink of financial collapse." -- Inside dust jacket
Subject Barnes, Albert C. (Albert Coombs), 1872-1951.
Glanton, Richard.
Barnes Foundation -- Management.
Art -- Private collections -- Pennsylvania -- Merion.
LC no. 2002154148
ISBN 0393048896 hardcover