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  1. says:

    I loved this book I have worked in a art museums for close to twenty years To see the route that some pieces of art have taken to make it into a museum was fascinating From finding an unsigned work and recognizing not only its beauty but the fact that it may be from one of the masters was very interesting to read The end result is that amazing works of art have gone from collecting dust in thrift shops and antiue shops i

  2. says:

    When I picked up “Leonardo’s Holy Child” I was expecting to read a history of a work of art I got that and much This is author and art dealer Fred R Kline’s memoir of some of the interesting art that have crossed his path over his lifetimeAt its heart this book provides the reader with an insight into the world of art dea

  3. says:

    I was immediately fascinated by this book as I studied art history in college Of course that led to my career in banking heh But I do love art and Renaissance art in particular I have a particular fondness for Michelangelo and since L

  4. says:

    I love this line from Leonardo's Holy Child If anything can be anywhere then chance will favor the prepared mind Art histori

  5. says:

    I entered because I've always been fascinated by Leonardo Da Vinci This book unfortunately doesn't spend a lot of time on Da Vinci It's about the author his wife and how they went about finding lost art treasure It's in 2 parts the first explains how they discovered the baby drawing and how they learned to deal with museum

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Read º eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ë Fred R. Kline

Fred Kline is a well known art historian dealer connoisseur and explorer who has made a career of scouring antiue stores estate sales and auctions looking for unusual and often misidentified works of art Many of the gems he has found are now in major museum collections like the Frick the Getty and the Metropolitan Museum of ArtBut this book is about the discovery of one piece in particular About ten years ago when Kline wa. I loved this book I have worked in a art museums for close to twenty years To see the route that some pieces of art have taken to make it into a museum was fascinating From finding an unsigned work and recognizing not only its beauty but the fact that it may be from one of the masters was very interesting to read The end result is that amazing works of art have gone from collecting dust in thrift shops and antiue shops into major museums where the world can enjoy them as a result of the authors work The author has provided enough of his personal live into the story that makes the book a good friend and companion from start to finish

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Irst work by da Vinci to have surfaced in over a century Leonardo’s Holy Child chronicles not only the story of this amazing discovery from Kline's research all over the world to how exactly attributions work with regards to the old masters most of their works are unsigned Kline also sheds light on the idea of connoisseurship an often overlooked facet of art history that's almost Holmesian in its intricacy and specificit. I was immediately fascinated by this book as I studied art history in college Of course that led to my career in banking heh But I do love art and Renaissance art in particular I have a particular fondness for Michelangelo and since Leonardo is a contemporary I enjoy any chance to find myself back in the eraThis book almost reads like a thriller as the author introduces the drawing and his suspicions that it s not just any old master work He has strong feelings that it s by Leonardo DaVinci He misses his first chance to buy it but fate brings it to him at another time Then begins the task of determining who drew the child I doubt I m telling tales out of school by sharing the excitement of the chase and discovery of Leonardo s hand in the drawing Would there be a book otherwise It didn t come immediately and it didn t come without a healthy dose of skepticism but that is half the fun of the readingThe book reads like n

Read º eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ë Fred R. Kline

S routinely combing through a Christie's catalog a beautiful little drawing caught his eye Attributed to Carracci it came with a very low estimate but Kline's every instinct told him that the attribution was wrong He placed a bid and the low asking price and bought the drawing outright And that was the beginning of how Kline discovered Leonardo da Vinci's model drawing for the Infant Jesus and the Infant St JohnIt is the f. When I picked up Leonardo s Holy Child I was expecting to read a history of a work of art I got that and much This is author and art dealer Fred R Kline s memoir of some of the interesting art that have crossed his path over his lifetimeAt its heart this book provides the reader with an insight into the world of art dealing From these pages I learned that there is much art for which the artist is unknown Here we are introduced to the process by which an art dealer compares a piece with known works by an artist and solicits opinions from acknowledged experts to establish or rule out authorship The title piece is a drawing of a child that was purchased for 1700 Then the detective work began Examining every aspect of the drawing and comparing it feature by feature lead to the conclusion that it was drawn from life by Leonardo da Vinci and used as a model for several later paintings The key feature the DNA so to speak was a mole a