The Rothschilds and Their Collections of Illuminated Manuscripts

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The family art collections of the Rothschilds were legendary for their extravagance and refinement. This is the first history of the Rothschilds as bibliophiles and especially as collectors of medieval illuminated manuscripts. It follows the extraordinary and sometimes mysterious collections of Barons Adolphe de Rothschild (1823-1900), of Naples, Ferdinand (1839-1898) of Vienna and Waddesdon, Edmond (1845-1934) of Paris, and others, following the restless movement of these supremely important works of art across the private ...

The Rothschilds and Their Collections of Illuminated Manuscripts 2005, British Library

ISBN-13: 9780712348973

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