Friday, October 13, 2006

Duveen: A Life in Art

National Gallery of Art
Saturday, October 14, 12:00pm

Biographer Meryle Secrest
will lecture and sign her latest book, Duveen: A Life in Art

Joseph Duveen was one of the most influential art dealers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries and a key intermediary in bringing many great old master paintings to major museums across the United States, including the National Gallery of Art.

Secrest has written biographies of Romaine Brooks, Bernard Berenson, Kenneth Clark, Salvador DalĂ­, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Stephen Sondheim, among others.

The lecture will take place in the East Building Auditorium (at Fourth Street) National Gallery of Art
Constitution Avenue between Third and Seventh streets, NW

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