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Saarinen, Aline B.

The proud possessors. The lives, times and tastes of some adventurous American art collectors.

New York, Random House 1958.

Reference: 13829
Price: £24 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. xxiv + 423 + (1)pp, (32)pp of photo ills. Publisher’s cloth, in dust wrapper. James Stirling’s copy.

Fifteen essays on great American art collectors, ranging from Isabella Stewart Gardner and J.Pierpont Morgan to Peggy Guggenheim. The author, the art critic Aline B. Saarinen (1914-72), was the second wife of the very able architect Eero Saarinen (1910-61).