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Author Cumming, Laura, author.

Title The vanishing Velázquez : a 19th century bookseller's obsession with a lost masterpiece / Laura Cumming.

Publication Info. New York : Scribner, 2016.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Manhattan-Elwood PL Adult Non Fiction - MTBB-2  759.6 CUM    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  759.6 CUM    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Roscoe Adult Non-Fiction - NSRY-11  759.6 CUM    AVAILABLE
 Sycamore PL Adult 2nd Floor - SYLY-12  759.6 CUM    AVAILABLE
Edition First Scribner hardcover edition.
Description viii, 296 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-287) and index.
Contents A discovery -- The painting -- The painter -- Minister Street -- Man in black -- The talk of London -- A man in full -- the attack -- The theater of life -- Seizure and theft -- The trial -- The escape -- Velázquez on Broadway -- The escape artist -- The vanishing -- Seeing is believing -- The ghost of a picture -- An infinite number of Charleses -- Lost and found -- Saved.
Subject Snare, John -- Knowledge -- Art.
Velázquez, Diego, 1599-1660 -- Appreciation.
Snare, John. (OCoLC)fst01627815
Velázquez, Diego, 1599-1660. (OCoLC)fst00037140
Booksellers and bookselling -- England -- Reading.
Portrait painting -- Attribution.
Art. (OCoLC)fst00815177
Art appreciation. (OCoLC)fst00815447
Booksellers and bookselling. (OCoLC)fst00836492
Portrait painting -- Attribution. (OCoLC)fst01072168
England -- Reading. (OCoLC)fst01205664
ISBN 9781476762180 (trade paper)
147676218X (trade paper)
9781476762159 (hardcover)
1476762155 (hardcover)

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