The Hare With Amber Eyes
A Family's Century of Art and LossBook - 2010
Traces the parallel stories of nineteenth-century art patron Charles Ephrussi and his unique collection of 360 miniature netsuke Japanese ivory carvings, documenting Ephrussi's relationship with Marcel Proust and the impact of the Holocaust on his cosmopolitan family.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010
Edition: 1st American ed
Characteristics: [x], 354 p. : ill., maps, geneal. table ; 22 cm
From Library Staff
Blending history, biography and art, this personal account elegantly traces the fate of a European Jewish family and their collection of 246 netsuke.
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