Old masters, new world: America's raid on Europe's great pictures

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Viking,
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2008.
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English
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Recounts the fierce competition to acquire master artworks after the founding of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1870, documenting the contributions of such figures as steel tycoon Henry Clay Frick, banker J. Pierpont Morgan, and sugar king Harry Havemeyer. 30,000 first printing.
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subject_facet Painting -- Collectors and collecting -- United States -- History -- 19th century, Painting -- Collectors and collecting -- United States -- History -- 20th century, Painting -- Europe -- Marketing -- History -- 19th century, Painting -- Europe -- Marketing -- History -- 20th century, Painting, European
title_display Old masters, new world : America's raid on Europe's great pictures
title_full Old masters, new world : America's raid on Europe's great pictures / Cynthia Saltzman
title_short Old masters, new world :
title_sub America's raid on Europe's great pictures