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Rachel Cohen

Bernard Berenson: A Life in the Picture Trade

Read from the Book


Here are an excerpted version of the story of Berenson's education at Harvard, the book's Chapter Two, "First Conversions," and an essay (available to subscribers) for the New Yorker based on the book's account of the relationship between Bernard Berenson and the notorious dealer Joseph Duveen, as they made their way in the Gilded Age art market.