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Franz Hauer

Self-Made Man and Art Collector

Franz Hauer( )
Author: State Gallery of Lower Austria,
State Gallery of Lower Austria Staff,
ISBN:978-3-7774-3214-4
Publication Date:Oct 2019
Publisher:Hirmer Verlag GmbH
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $55.00
Book Description:

The legendary Austrian art collector Franz Hauer started out penniless, the son of a mailman, but went on to establish himself as an eminent art collector. After becoming wealthy by running the legendary Griechenbeisl restaurant in Vienna, he began acquiring art, including seminal modernist works by Egon Schiele and Oskar Kokoschka. He died in 1914, and almost the entire collection was sold in the years following his death. Today, Hauer's treasures are held by numerous important...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Antiques & Collectibles / Art
Biography & Autobiography / Artists, Architects, Photographers
Art / European
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.75 x 11.25 x 1.4 Inches
Book Weight:4.268 Pounds



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