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Die Sammlung Emil Bührle. Geschichte, Gesamtkatalog und 70 Meisterwerke

Die Sammlung Emil Bührle. Geschichte, Gesamtkatalog und 70 Meisterwerke 20210250
60.00 CHF
Author
Lukas Gloor, Monika Brunner, Yuval Etgar, Alain Fretz, Denise Frey, Thomas W. Gaehtgens, Axel Christoph Gampp, Stephan Gasser, Rudolf Koella, Matthias Krüger, Paul Müller, Astrid Näff, Barbara Schaefer, Chris Stolwijk, Anna Szech
Date published
2021
Publisher
Zürich: SIK-ISEA / München: Hirmer Verlag
Language
Multilingual
ISBN
978-3-7774-3702-6 (Deutsch) / 978-3-7774-3704-0 (english)

Description

This latest volume in our series “Catalogues of Swiss Museums and Collections” examines the history of the Emil Bührle Collection, brings together essays on 70 selected masterpieces and provides the first full, illustrated catalogue of the works purchased by Bührle. Drawing on the collector’s posthumous archive and other original sources, the core text traces the ideas that motivated Bührle, records his participation in the Swiss and international art markets and sites his endeavours within the context of contemporary collecting. It also lends space to problematic issues, such as Bührle’s purchases of looted art. In twelve contributions devoted to selected paintings and sculptures, recognised specialists cast light on defining aspects of the collection. The catalogue is published in two parallel editions, German and English.

Greeting by Ernst Vegelin van Claerbergen, introduction by Thomas W. Gaehtgens, main text by Lukas Gloor and contributions by Monika Brunner, Yuval Etgar, Alain Fretz, Denise Frey, Axel Christoph Gampp, Stefan Gasser, Rudolf Koella, Matthias Krüger, Paul Müller, Astrid Näff, Barbara Schaefer, Chris Stolwijk, Anna Szech

Catalogues of Swiss Museums and Collections, vol. 23, 23,5 x 30 cm, 472 pages, 950 color illustrations, cardboard cover, CHF 60.--, Zurich: SIK-ISEA / Munich: Hirmer Verlag, 2021

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