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Pictures, passions and eye : a life at Sotheby's, Michel Strauss

Label
Pictures, passions and eye : a life at Sotheby's
Title
Pictures, passions and eye
Title remainder
a life at Sotheby's
Statement of responsibility
Michel Strauss
Title variation
Life at Sotheby's
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Strauss, Michel
Dewey number
381.17092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
N8605.G7
LC item number
S77 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Strauss, Michel
  • Sotheby's (Firm)
  • Auctioneers
  • Art historians
  • Art dealers
  • Impressionism (Art)
  • Art auctions
Label
Pictures, passions and eye : a life at Sotheby's, Michel Strauss
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223094856482
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The British Rail Pension Fund sale -- My ancestors : Jules and Marie-Louise Strauss ; Emile Deutsch de la Meurthe ; Baron Horace de Gunzburg ; André and Aline Strauss ; Escape from France -- A childhood in America : New York ; Hans Halban -- A new life in OXford : Adolescence ; Early passions for art ; Bryanston School ; Christ Church, Oxford, and London ; Aline and Isiah Berlin -- Harvard and, at last, art history : Harvard and marriage ; Douglas Cooper -- A chance encounter : Peter Wilson ; A description of Sotheby's ; Bruce Chatwin & Somerset Maugham -- Sotheby's in the sixties -- Developing theme sales : The Diaghilev Ballet auctions & Thilo von Watzdorf ; David Ellis-Jones and the drawing sales ; The Russian avant-garde and George Costakis ; Post-war and contemporary art sales -- Memorable colleagues in London : Julian Barran ; Hugues Joffre ; Melanie Clore ; Philip Hook -- Expansion into North America : The Jakob Goldschmidt Auction ; The acquisition of Parke-Bernet ; David Nash and the Impressionist department -- The role of international offices -- Sotheby's presence in France : Marc Blondeau ; The Kahn-Sriber collections ; Monte Carlo auctions ; The Hélène Anavi Surrealist sale ; Andrew Strauss and Paris -- Japan -- The State Hermitage Museum and "trophy art" -- War-loot and robberies : Redon's Bouddha ; The Bakwin Cézanne ; A restituted van Gogh -- Fakes, forgers and misaattributions : The faker Elmyr de Hory -- The dealers : The old Paris dealers ; Jan Krugier ; Heinz Berggruen ; The Nahmad family ; The Paul Rosenberg sale -- The collectors : William A. Cargill ; Dr. A. Roudinesco ; Norton Simon ; Antonio Santamarina ; Richard Weil Robert von Hirsch ; Mosha Mayer ; Marcus Mizné ; The Havemeyer sale ; An Egon Schiele masterpiece ; Stanley Seeger -- Valuations -- Competition takeover, collusion : Competition ; The Taubman takeover ; Collusion -- The last decade : The Koerfer debacle ; Mismanagement ; A van Gogh watercolor ; Monet's Bassin aux nymphéas -- Degas' ballet dancer -- The Whitney auctions -- The end of "A life at Sotheby's"
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xiv, 290 p., [4] p. of plates
Isbn
9781905559213
Lccn
2010551991
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • 1001882077
  • (OCoLC)698911332
Label
Pictures, passions and eye : a life at Sotheby's, Michel Strauss
Publication
Bar code
31223094856482
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-280) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The British Rail Pension Fund sale -- My ancestors : Jules and Marie-Louise Strauss ; Emile Deutsch de la Meurthe ; Baron Horace de Gunzburg ; André and Aline Strauss ; Escape from France -- A childhood in America : New York ; Hans Halban -- A new life in OXford : Adolescence ; Early passions for art ; Bryanston School ; Christ Church, Oxford, and London ; Aline and Isiah Berlin -- Harvard and, at last, art history : Harvard and marriage ; Douglas Cooper -- A chance encounter : Peter Wilson ; A description of Sotheby's ; Bruce Chatwin & Somerset Maugham -- Sotheby's in the sixties -- Developing theme sales : The Diaghilev Ballet auctions & Thilo von Watzdorf ; David Ellis-Jones and the drawing sales ; The Russian avant-garde and George Costakis ; Post-war and contemporary art sales -- Memorable colleagues in London : Julian Barran ; Hugues Joffre ; Melanie Clore ; Philip Hook -- Expansion into North America : The Jakob Goldschmidt Auction ; The acquisition of Parke-Bernet ; David Nash and the Impressionist department -- The role of international offices -- Sotheby's presence in France : Marc Blondeau ; The Kahn-Sriber collections ; Monte Carlo auctions ; The Hélène Anavi Surrealist sale ; Andrew Strauss and Paris -- Japan -- The State Hermitage Museum and "trophy art" -- War-loot and robberies : Redon's Bouddha ; The Bakwin Cézanne ; A restituted van Gogh -- Fakes, forgers and misaattributions : The faker Elmyr de Hory -- The dealers : The old Paris dealers ; Jan Krugier ; Heinz Berggruen ; The Nahmad family ; The Paul Rosenberg sale -- The collectors : William A. Cargill ; Dr. A. Roudinesco ; Norton Simon ; Antonio Santamarina ; Richard Weil Robert von Hirsch ; Mosha Mayer ; Marcus Mizné ; The Havemeyer sale ; An Egon Schiele masterpiece ; Stanley Seeger -- Valuations -- Competition takeover, collusion : Competition ; The Taubman takeover ; Collusion -- The last decade : The Koerfer debacle ; Mismanagement ; A van Gogh watercolor ; Monet's Bassin aux nymphéas -- Degas' ballet dancer -- The Whitney auctions -- The end of "A life at Sotheby's"
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xiv, 290 p., [4] p. of plates
Isbn
9781905559213
Lccn
2010551991
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • 1001882077
  • (OCoLC)698911332

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