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2 edition of Sir Anthony Blunt collection found in the catalog.

Sir Anthony Blunt collection

Courtauld Institute of Art.

Sir Anthony Blunt collection

an exhibition held at the Courtauld Institute Galleries.

by Courtauld Institute of Art.

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Published by The Institute in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blunt, Anthony, -- 1907-1983 -- Art collections.,
  • Drawing -- England -- London -- Catalogs.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    GenreCatalogs.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination20 p., [2] leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages20
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20021285M

      Anthony Blunt—formerly Sir Anthony Blunt—was a vicar's son who grew up to become a world-renowned art historian, a not-so-secret homosexual and a top-secret Soviet agent who betrayed his country for no immediately apparent reason. (He converted to Marxism in the '30s, but his Soviet handlers were struck by his lack of interest in politics.)Pages:   Anthony Blunt: His Lives by Miranda Carter. The World War II Cambridge spy ring is an intriguing subject for espionage historians, and a subject on which a great deal of variable quality material has been written. When you think about it, it’s not surprising that the whole set-up of the ring is perfect fodder for an espionage buff.

    The A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts were inaugurated in Endowed by a gift of the Old Dominion Foundation and the Avalon Foundation (creations of Paul Mellon and his sister, Ailsa Mellon Bruce, respectively) the lecture series was founded “to bring to the people of the United States the results of the best contemporary thought and scholarship bearing upon the . Anthony Frederick Blunt (26 September , Bournemouth, Hampshire – 26 March , Westminster, London [1]), known as Sir Anthony Blunt, KCVO between and , was a British spy, art historian, formerly Professor of the History of Art, University of London and director of the Courtauld Institute of Art, London ().

    That night, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher revealed Sir Anthony Blunt, knight and former adviser to Queen Elizabeth II, to be a Soviet spy. Blunt, a British Secret Intelligence Service agent during and after World War II, had funneled top-secret information to the Soviet Union as a double agent. The Iveagh Bequest - Catalogue of Paintings - Kenwood von Blunt, Anthony (introduction) und eine große Auswahl ähnlicher Bücher, Kunst und Sammlerstücke erhältlich auf


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