Great women collectors / Charlotte Gere and Marina Vaizey.

"This volume is the first to look at the very few women who, from 1750 to 1997 (the book does not include living collectors), independently assembled significant collections of art, ceramics, jewelry, glass, furniture, textiles, silver, photography, and other objects." "Richly illustr...

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Main Author: Gere, Charlotte.
Other Authors: Vaizey, Marina.
Format: Book
Published: London : New York : P. Wilson ; In association with Harry N. Abrams, 1999.
Table of Contents:
  • Colour Plates
  • Catherine the Great
  • Royal Mistresses
  • Madame de Pompadour
  • Madame du Barry
  • Royal Consorts
  • Queen Charlotte
  • Empress Marie Feodorovna
  • Empress Josephine
  • The Duchess of Portland and Her Circle
  • The Decorative Arts
  • Lady Dorothy Nevill
  • Lady Charlotte Schreiber
  • Alice de Rothschild
  • Queen Mary
  • Princess Marie Louise
  • The Spell of Faberge
  • Two Danish Sisters
  • Queen Alexandra
  • Empress Marie Feodorovna
  • Marjorie Merriweather Post
  • American Chatelaines
  • Isbella Stewart Gardner
  • Mrs Potter Palmer
  • Collecting the Impressionists
  • The Americans
  • Louisine Elder Havemeyer
  • Mary Cassatt
  • The Davies Sisters of Wales
  • Miss Gwendoline and Miss Margaret
  • Stars in the Art World
  • The Steins in Paris:
  • Gertrude, Leo, Michael and Sarah
  • The Cone Sisters of Baltimore
  • Dr Claribel and Miss Etta
  • Business Women
  • Helena Rubinstein
  • Gabrielle (Coco) chanel
  • Creators of Museums
  • The Ladies of MOMA
  • Mrs Abby Aldrich Rockefeller
  • Miss Lillie Bliss
  • Mrs Quinn Sullivan
  • Katherine Dreier
  • Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney
  • The Ladies of Texas
  • Ima Hogg
  • Dominique de Menil
  • Patrons and Collectors of Surrealism
  • Peggy Guggenheim
  • Gabrielle Keiller.