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Author Kline, Fred, author.

Title Leonardo's holy child : the discovery of a Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece : a connoisseur's search for lost art in America : a memoir of discovery / by Fred R. Kline. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Publication Info. New York : Pegasus Books, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource (360 pages, [14] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Note Includes index.
Summary Fred Kline is a well-known art historian, dealer, connoisseur, and explorer who has made a career of scouring antique 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 Art. About ten years ago, when Kline was 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. John.
Subject Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Jesus Christ -- Childhood -- Art.
Kline, Fred -- Knowledge -- Art.
Art -- Expertising.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Kline, Fred. Leonardo's holy child. New York : Pegasus Books, [2016] 1605989797 (OCoLC)911364611
ISBN 9781681771182
1681771187
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