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Portrait of Dr. Gachet

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Portrait of Dr. Gachet by Cynthia Saltzman
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Apr 01, 1999 | 448 Pages

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    Apr 01, 1999 | 448 Pages

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Table Of Contents

Acknowledgments
Provenance
The Canvas
Prologue: Sacred and Profane

I. “The Heartbroken Expression of Our Time”
1. Van Gogh: Dealer, Preacher, and Painter, 1853-1886
2. Paris, 1886-1887
3. Arles, 1888-1889
4. Saint-Rémy, May 8, 1889-May 16, 1890
5. Auvers: Paul-Ferdinand Gachet, 1890
6. The Portrait of Dr. Gachet

II. Northern Europe and the First Modernist Collectors
The International Avant-Garde and the Market
7. Paris: Theo van Gogh, 1891
8. Amsterdam: Johanna van Gogh-Bonger, 1891-1896
9. Copenhagen: The Danish Secession, 1893
10. Paris: Ambrois Vollard, 1897
11. Copenhagen: Alice Ruben, 1897-1904
12. Copenhagen: Mogens Ballin, 1897-1904

III. The “Other” Germany
Modern Art, German Nationalism, and the Making of the Modern Museum
13. Berlin: Paul Cassirer, 1904
14. Weimar: Harry Kessler, 1904-1908
15. Frankfurt: The Old Master Museum and the New Portrait, 1911-1919
16. Frankfurt: Museum Masterpiece, 1920-1933

IV. Modern Art and the Third Reich
Propaganda, Confiscation, and Export
17. Frankfurt: “Degenerate Art,” 1933-1938
18. Berlin: Hermann Göring and Foreign Currency, 1938
19. Amsterdam: Passage to Exile—Franz Koenigs and Sigfried Kramarsky, 1938-1940
V. Postwar New York
20. New York: Refugee, 1941
21. “Exactly How Great a Painter Was He?” 1950s-1970s
22. Postwar Frankfurt

VI. The 1980s
23. The Metropolitan Museum and the New van Gogh, 1984-1990
24. The Sunflowers, 1987
25. Museum to Auction, February to May 14, 1990
26. Portrait of Melancholy at Auction, May 15, 1990

VII. Japan
27. 12.4 Billion Yen

Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index

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