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The Resource The American Leonardo : a 20th-century tale of obsession, art and money, John Brewer

The American Leonardo : a 20th-century tale of obsession, art and money, John Brewer

Label
The American Leonardo : a 20th-century tale of obsession, art and money
Title
The American Leonardo
Title remainder
a 20th-century tale of obsession, art and money
Statement of responsibility
John Brewer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
After the First World War, GI Howard Hahn returned to American with his wife and a wedding present - an unseen Da Vinci painting. They set about putting it up for auction. The painting caused a sensation until the world's leading art critic, Sir Joseph Duveen, called it a fake. The Hahn's took Duveen to court for libel
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1947-
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Brewer, John
Dewey number
  • 702.8'7'0922
  • 702.870922
  • 920 HAHN
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Leonardo
  • Leonardo
  • Hahn, Harry
  • Duveen, Joseph Duveen
  • Art
  • Art
  • Trials (Libel)
  • Art appreciation
  • Art
  • Art and Design
Label
The American Leonardo : a 20th-century tale of obsession, art and money, John Brewer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9781845298722
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
ix, 388 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781845298722
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.
Label
The American Leonardo : a 20th-century tale of obsession, art and money, John Brewer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Control code
9781845298722
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
ix, 388 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781845298722
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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