Book Presentation: James Simon: Briefe an Wilhelm von Bode 1885 – 1927 in the James-Simon-Galerie

Blog entry from 11/08/2019

Source: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Willi Döring: James Simon at His Desk in His Study (1901)
Willi Döring: James Simon at His Desk in His Study (1901)
Copyright: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie / Volker-H. Schneider

This volume of correspondence, James Simon: Briefe an Wilhelm von Bode 1885 – 1927, will be presented at the James-Simon-Galerie on 20 November at 6 pm. The letters from Simon to Bode, now compiled in a book edited by Olaf Matthes, provide detailed accounts of various artworks and their acquisition. They also illuminate more than forty years of Prussian and Berlin intellectual and museum history.

Olaf Matthes discusses the new publication in his keynote lecture at the James-Simon-Galerie...

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