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Bernard Berenson: The Making of a Connoisseur

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Synopsis:

Critic, arbiter of taste, renowned authority on Renaissance painting and oracle to millionaire art collectors, Bernard Berenson was the most formidable presence in the art world for more than thirty years. Four decades of his life are unfolded in this compelling book.

About the Author

Ernest Samuelsis Franklyn Bliss Snyder Professor of English, Emeritus, <>Northwestern University.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments

A Lithuanian Childhood
Dreamer in Minot Street
A Harvard Aesthete
Literary Debut
Cities of a Dream
Seedtime of Art
Beyond the Alps
Disciple of Morelli
The Smiths of Friday's Hill
The Path to Monte Oliveto
Master and Errant Pupil
Trial of the Scholar-Aesthete
Talent in Harness
New Vistas at Home and Abroad
Secrets of the Artistic Personality
Heretic at the New Gallery
The Tactile Imagination
Only the Greatest in the World
The Critical Gantlet
The "Wizard of Quick Wits"
A Duel with Vernon Lee
A Tangled Web
A Man of Affairs
"Room for Berenson"
A Union of "Minds and Feelings"
A Victorian Husband
The Study and Criticism of Italian Art
The Wars of the Burlington
Mission to the New World
A New Beginning

Selected Bibliography
Notes
Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674067776
Author:
Samuels, Berenson
Author:
Samuels, Ernest
Publisher:
Belknap Press
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Subject:
General
Subject:
Commercial - General
Subject:
Berenson, bernhard, 1865-1959
Subject:
Artists, Architects, Photographers
Subject:
Graphic Arts - Commercial & Corporate
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
ART / Criticism & Theory
Copyright:
Publication Date:
March 1981
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2 line illustrations, 28 halftones
Pages:
516
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 24 oz

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