The Letters of Bernard Berenson and Isabella Stewart Gardner, 1887-1924: with Correspondence by Mary Berenson
by Hadley, Rollin Van N. (editor)
Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 2016. Reprint. Softcover. VG. Beige & burgundy & illus. wraps, [xxviii] 718 pp.; 44 pages of bw illustrations. "The more than eight hundred letters included in this volume record the evolving relationship between two singular personalities: a flamboyant socialite known for lively eccentricities and her engagement with the arts; and the brilliant Harvard graduate whose unerring eye quickly established him as a renowned connoisseur and America's leading expert on Italian Renaissance painters. ... This reprint of the indispensable 1987 edition includes a new preface co-authored by Dr. Machtelt Bruggen Israels ... and Dr. Carl Brandon Strehlke." The illustrations include artwork as well as photos of relevant people and events. Scarce.
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