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A catalogue of some of the paintings of the British school in the collection of Henry Edwards Huntington at San Marino, California

Brockwell, Maurice W.

Published by privately printed [by Sir Joseph Duveen], New York, 1925
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4to, unpaginated; 8 p.l., [68]; gravure frontispiece portrait of Huntington, double-page facsimile letter, plus 41 other fine gravures of paintings by Gainsborough, Constable, Turner, Reynolds, and many others, each with a descriptive leaf of text; original white buckram, gilt stamped on upper cover and spine; slightly soiled, else near fine. The catalogue of a well-known exhibition in 1925. This copy inscribed by the publisher and art dealer, Sir Joseph Duveen, to Roy D. Chapin, the American industrialist and automaker, New York, January, 1930. Nearly all the paintings in the collection were bought and sold to Huntington by Duveen, arguably the most influential art dealer of his age. His clients included not only Huntington, but also William Randolph Hearst, J. P. Morgan, Andrew Mellon, Henry Clay Frick, and John D. Rockefeller, among other notables. Roy Chapin also served as U. S. Secretary of Commerce in the last months of the administration of Herbert Hoover. He headed the consortium of businessmen and engineers that founded the Hudson Motor Car Company in 1908. Bookseller Inventory # 43326

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Title: A catalogue of some of the paintings of the ...

Publisher: privately printed [by Sir Joseph Duveen], New York

Publication Date: 1925

Binding: Hardcover

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