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Bernard Berenson • 39 Items / 9 Articles, 30 Books
Aesthetics and History in the Visual Arts (1948)
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    Study of Past Art (Review)
    Aesthetics and History in the Visual Arts, by Bernard Berenson
    1. Aesthetics and History in the Visual Arts by Bernard Berenson
    The Nation, May 28, 1949, pp. 615-616
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    The Autocratic Taste (Review)
    Aesthetics and History in the Visual Arts, by Bernard Berenson
    1. Aesthetics and History in the Visual Arts by Bernard Berenson
    The New Republic, January 10, 1949, p. 16
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    Humanist's Apologia (Review)
    Aesthetics and History in the Visual Arts, by Bernard Berenson
    1. Aesthetics and History in the Visual Arts by Bernard Berenson
    The Saturday Review, January 1, 1949, p. 17
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    The Last Aesthete (2 Reviews)
    Aesthetics and History in the Visual Arts, by Bernard Berenson
    1. Aesthetics and History in the Visual Arts by Bernard Berenson
    2. Sketch for a Self-Portrait by Bernard Berenson
    Commentary, December 1949, pp. 614-616
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    The Screen: Why Hollywood Is Worried (2 Reviews)
    Aesthetics and History in the Visual Arts, by Bernard Berenson
    1. Aesthetics and History in the Visual Arts by Bernard Berenson
    2. Painting and Sculpture in the Museum of Modern Art by Alfred H. Barr, Jr.
    Commonweal, January 7, 1949, p. 333
  6. Comments and Reviews
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    What Oft Was Thought... (2 Reviews)
    The Meaning of Beauty, by Eric Newton
    1. The Meaning of Beauty by Eric Newton
    2. Aesthetics and History in the Visual Arts by Bernard Berenson
    Scrutiny, Autumn 1950, pp. 264-269
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    New Books (10 Reviews)
    The Seeing Eye and the Greedy Hand
    1. Gainsborough by Eric Newton
    2. Pieta by Rogier van der Weyden
    3. The Taste of Angels by Francis Henry Taylor
    4. Art Through the Ages by Helen Gardner
    5. Aesthetics and History in the Visual Arts by Bernard Berenson
    6. Artist and Craftsman by Helmut Ruhemann
    7. The Great Pierpont Morgan by Frederick Lewis Allen
    8. Another Sun, Another Home by Rupert Croft-Cooke
    9. If I Were You by Julien Green
    10. The Servant by Robin Maugham
    The Harpers Monthly, May 1949, pp. 110-114
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    Briefly Noted (18 Reviews)
    General
    1. George Washington: A Biography, Vol. I by Douglas Southall Freeman
    2. George Washington: A Biography, Vol. II by Douglas Southall Freeman
    3. The Legacy of Sacco and Vanzetti by G. Louis Joughin and Edmund M. Morgan
    4. Soviet Russia and the Far East by David J. Dallin
    5. Black Odyssey by Roi Ottley
    6. The Reign of Queen Victoria by Hector Bolitho
    7. The Miracle of France by Andre Maurois
    8. The City and the Cathedral by Robert Gordon Anderson
    9. The Fall of Mussolini by Benito Mussolini and Max Ascoli
    10. Five Poems, 1470-1870 by E.M.W. Tillyard
    11. American Sea Songs and Chanteys by Frank Shay
    12. Portrait of G.B.S..~George Bernard Shaw by Feliks Topolski
    13. Handbook of Antique Chairs by Carl W. Drepperd
    14. The Drawings of Antonio Canaletto in the Collection of His Majesty the King at Windsor Castle by K.T. Parker and Antonio Canaletto
    15. Aesthetics and History in the Visual Arts by Bernard Berenson
    16. Asiatic Art by H.F.E. Visser
    17. The Hunter's Encyclopedia by Raymond R. Camp
    18. Steelhead by Claude M. Kreider
    The New Yorker, November 6, 1948, pp. 120-126