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Villa I Tatti Series 31

Bernard Berenson

Formation and Heritage

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674427853

Publication Date: 04/28/2014


440 pages

7 x 10 inches

120 halftones

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  • 1. Introduction [Joseph Connors]
  • 2. Bernard Berenson and Jean Paul Richter: The Giambono’s Provenance [Dietrich Seybold]
  • 3. Art, Commerce, and Scholarship: The Friendship between Otto Gutekunst of Colnaghi and Bernard Berenson [Jeremy Howard]
  • 4. Palaces Eternal and Serene: The Vision of Altamura and Isabella Steward Gardner’s Fenway Court [Robert Colby]
  • 5. Bernard Berenson and “Tactile Values” in Florence [Alison Brown]
  • 6. Bernard Berenson’s Florence, 1900 [Bernd Roeck]
  • 7. Bernard Berenson and Aby Warburg: Absolute Opposites [Claudia Wedepohl]
  • 8. Bernard Berenson and Islamic Culture: “Thought and Temperament“ [Mario Casari]
  • 9. Bernard Berenson and Asian Art [Carl Brandon Strehlke]
  • 10. Bernard Berenson and Kenneth Clark: A Personal View [William Mostyn-Owen]
  • 11. Bernard Berenson and Arthur Kingsley Porter: Pilgrimmage Roads to I Tatti [Kathryn Brush]
  • 12. Bernard Berenson and Paul Sachs: Teaching Connoisseurship [David Alan Brown]
  • 13. “The Cookery of Art”: Bernard Berenson and Daniel Varney Thompson Jr. [Thea Burns]
  • 14. The Antiquarian Carlo Alberto Foresti of Carpi, a Correspondent of Bernard Berenson: Unknown Documents for the History of a Dispersed Collection [Elisabetta Landi]
  • 15. Bernard Berenson and Archer Huntington [Isabelle Hyman]
  • 16. Bernard Berenson and Count Umberto Morra: “Do Not Forget Me” [Robert and Carolyn Cumming]
  • 17. Bernard Berenson and Katherine Dunham: Black American Dance [Joseph Connors]
  • Bibliography
  • Contributors
  • Index

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