Gondola Days: Isabella Stewart Gardner and the Palazzo Barbaro Circle

Gondola Days: Isabella Stewart Gardner and the Palazzo Barbaro Circle

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780914660217
Publisher: Isabella Stewart Gardiner
Publication date: 06/28/2004
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 8.92(w) x 11.45(h) x 1.16(d)

Table of Contents

ForewordVII
Lenders to the ExhibitionIX
Introduction: "Romance and art and history"XI
A Sentimental Traveler: Isabella Stewart Gardner in Venice3
"A most singular, original and entertaining couple": Daniel and Ariana Curtis in Boston and Venice53
Artistic Life in Venice87
"Figures reflected in the clear lagoon": Henry James, Daniel and Ariana Curtis, and Isabella Stewart Gardner129
John Singer Sargent's Fountain of Youth155
A Venetian Courtyard in Boston177
The Palazzo Barbaro before the Curtises191
My Barbaro203
The Palazzo Barbaro Circle: Biographies214
Checklist of Exhibited Works273
Bibliography279
Index291

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