Obsession - Nudes by Klimt, Schiele, and Picasso from the Scofield Thayer Collection

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Evocative and often highly erotic works on paper by Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, and Pablo Picasso are presented along with new details about Scofield Thayer (1889-1982), the unusual and complicated man who collected them. Thayer was a wealthy publisher, poet, and aesthete who led an intense public life that included the editorship of the prominent literary journal The Dial and friendships with literary luminaries such as e. e. cummings. In the 1920s, Thayer went on an art-buying spree in London, Paris, Berlin, and Vienna, ...

Obsession - Nudes by Klimt, Schiele, and Picasso from the Scofield Thayer Collection 2018, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

ISBN-13: 9781588396525

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