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Anthony Blunt

Anthony Blunt (1907-1983), art historian and communist spy, was director of the Courtauld Institute of Art, and professor of history of art at London University. A prolific writer, his major works include Artistic Theory in Italy (1940), Art and Architecture in France 1500-1700 (1953, revised 1981), Picasso: The Formative Years (with Phoebe Pool, 1962), Nicolas Poussin (1967), Sicilian Baroque (1968), Neapolitan Baroque and Rococo Architecture (1975), Borromini (1979).