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Landscape with Smokestacks The Case of the Allegedly Plundered Degas by Howard J. Trienens

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Published by Northwestern University Press .
Written in English


  • Art sales & auctioneering,
  • Painting & paintings,
  • The Holocaust,
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945),
  • France,
  • Trials, litigation, etc,
  • Art treasures in war,
  • International,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Art Curatorship,
  • Special Subjects In Art,
  • History,
  • Current Affairs,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • European,
  • Paris,
  • Europe,
  • Criminal Law - General,
  • History - Modern (Late 19th Century to 1945),
  • Holocaust,
  • Current Events / Law,
  • Reparations,
  • 20th century,
  • Goodman family,
  • 1834-1917,
  • Art thefts,
  • Degas, Edgar,,
  • Searle, Daniel C

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7979371M
ISBN 100810118203
ISBN 109780810118201

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"Landscape with Smokestacks" is a beautiful "monotype" created by Edgar Degas around and currently on view at the Art Institute of Chicago. Degas smeared oil colors on a metal plate in large diagonal strokes with a rag, then placed a paper on the plate and used a 4/5. Landscape with Smokestacks by Howard J. Trienens, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(6). Get this from a library! Landscape with smokestacks: the case of the allegedly plundered Degas. [Howard J Trienens] -- "The dispute over one work of art, Landscape with Smokestacks by Edgar Degas, was featured in headlines and on television. As told by the media the story was straightforward: The landscape, owned by. The dispute over Edgar Degas’s Landscape with Smokestacks was featured in newspapers and on television. But because the suit was settled before trial, the story behind the headlines was never publicly presented. Howard J. Trienens, a lawyer for the defendant collector, traces the landscape’s travels from its prewar home to its current location in the Art Institute of Chicago, laying out.

"Howard Trienen's "Landscape with Smokestacks" is a lucid, engaging book that offers an unusual vantage on the world of art collecting and the heritage of the Holocaust. The heirs of Friedrich and Louise Gutmann, filed a claim against the art dealer Daniel Searle, the owner of the painting “Landscape with Smokestacks”. The painting was allegedly looted by the Nazis during the Second World War. After four years of litigation, the parties agreed to . It was a landscape of billowing smokestacks and rushing water at a moment of extreme precarity and collapse, one reflected in notions of suitability, balance, and rationality in . I found this book to be an exhaustive (and exhausting) compendium of things industrial. It focuses on the visible infrastructure of industry--pit mines, smokestacks, water towers, dams, power transmission lines--and explains what you are seeing in the landscape, and /5.

Then late last year, Searle's attorney, Howard J. Trienens, published a book, "Landscape with Smokestacks: the Case of the Allegedly Plundered Degas." The book. 15 As reported by Howard J. Trienens, Searle’s attorney, in his book, Landscape with Smokestacks: the Case of the Allegedly Plundered Degas (Evanston (Illinois): Northwestern University Press, ). 16 The dealer who acted in in the purchase of the painting on behalf of Emilie Wolf refused to confirm that she. Red Flags in the Smokestacks: Smokestack’s book-club Smokestack is publishing 18 new titles in , including books by Sylvia Pankhurst, Alexander Tvardovsky, Konstantin Simonov, Laura Fusco, Nikolas Calas, Tasos Leivaditis, Nancy Charley, Jeremy Robson, Jo Colley and Anna Gréki. Get a free Junior Ranger Activity Book (PDF file) from the Visitor Center. Follow the activity instructions in the activity book. When the activity book is complete return to the Visitor Center to receive your official Junior Ranger badge for Herbert Hoover National Historic Site.