Isabella Stewart Gardner : a life /

"Isabella Stewart Gardner (1840-1924) assembled an extraordinary collection of art from diverse cultures and eras--and built a Venetian-style palazzo in Boston to share these exquisite treasures with the world. But her life and work remains shrouded in myth. Separating fiction and fact, this bo...

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Author / Creator: Silver, Nathaniel E. (Author)
Other Authors / Creators:Greenwald, Diana, 1989- author.
Format: Book
Imprint: Boston : Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, [2022]
Table of Contents:
  • Director's Foreword
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Isabella's Family and Early Life 1840-1867
  • Isabella's Education 1867-c.1890
  • Art Collecting in Earnest 1890-1896
  • Creating the Museum 1896-1903
  • The Life of the Museum 1903-1924
  • Coda
  • Notes
  • Appendix 1. Countries Visited by Isabella
  • Appendix 2. Isabella's Art Expenditures by Year
  • Index
  • Photography Credits