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proud possessors

Aline B. Saarinen

proud possessors

the lives, times and tastes of some adventurous American art collectors.

by Aline B. Saarinen

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English


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First published 1958.

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Open LibraryOL21403045M

  The larger story digs into years of book-collecting and all the love, lust, and drama that can afflict proud possessors.”— Suzanne Muchnic, author of Odd Man In: Norton Simon and the Pursuit of Culture and LACMA So Far: A Portrait of a Museum in the Making ; former art reporter and art critic, Los Angeles Times. Make Offer - THE PROUD POSSESSORS-Lives of American Art Collectors-Saarinen-Ex 1st HC dj-RARE Confessions of a Happy Man: Art Linkletter's Own Story $

In Aline was awarded a Guggenheim fellowship with which she wrote the best selling book The Proud Possessors, a collection of biographies of American art collectors. Eero died suddenly in Aline stayed with the firm while unfinished projects were completed, and in edited the book Eero Saarinen on His : Aline Milton Bernstein, Ma , New York City. The proud possessors; the lives, times and tastes of some adventurous American art collectors by Aline B. Saarinen starting at $ The proud possessors; the lives, times and tastes of some adventurous American art collectors has 0 available edition to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

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Series consists of files stemming from Aline Saarinen's work researching and writing her book, The Proud Possessors, which was published by Random House in Files consist of notes, manuscripts, correspondence, photographs and printed material on art collectors, as well the application for a Guggenheim grant (which was awarded to Saarinen in ), Eero Saarinen's notes on the book, a .Bertha Honoré married the Chicago millionaire Potter Palmer in She was twenty-one and he was forty-four.

Palmer was a Quaker merchant who had come to Chicago after failing twice in business. In Chicago he learned to please his customers, many of whom were :Louisville, Kentucky.Wilhelm von Glœden, Baron of the Court of the Hohenzollerns, was born in Schloss Volkshagen, near Wiemar, in the Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg, a city on the Baltic sea in what is now Germany.

His father, Baron Erminio von Glœden, had married the widow of Herr von Raab and had died shortly after his birth. His mother re-married with Wilhelm Joachim von Hammerstein who was a well-known, and well.