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Robert M. Edsel
Books by Robert M. Edsel
Saving Italy by
Call Number: 940.53 EDS
Publication Date: 2013-05-06
When Hitler's armies occupied Italy in 1943, they also seized control of mankind's greatest cultural treasures. As they had done throughout Europe, the Nazis could now plunder the masterpieces of the Renaissance, the treasures of the Vatican, and the antiquities of the Roman Empire. In May 1944 two unlikely American heroes--artist Deane Keller and scholar Fred Hartt--embarked from Naples on the tresure hunt of a lifetime, tracking billions of dollars of missing art, including works by Michelangelo, Donatello, Titian, Caravaggio, and Botticelli.
The Monuments Men by
Call Number: 940.531 EDS
Publication Date: 2010-09-17
"The previously untold story of a little-known WWII Allied division whose mission was to track down European art and treasures that had been looted by the Nazis at Hitler's command"--Provided by the publisher.
Rescuing Da Vinci by
Call Number: 940.5314 EDS
Publication Date: 2006-12-01
Hitler and the Nazis stole Europe's great art : America and her allies recovered it
Robert M. Edsel ; forewords by Lynn H. Nicholas and Edmund P. Pillsbury.
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Articles About Robert
Monuments Men Foundation
Robert M. Edsel is the President of the Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art. In January 2012 George Clooney announced he would write, direct and star in the film version of Mr. Edsel’s book, The Monuments Men.
He Drills for Answers
Robert Edsel tells his background and how he became interested in art and history.
Nazi Treasure Hunter
Robert Edsel was just another Dallas guy who made a pile of oil money. Now he's hunting down priceless stolen works of art.
Real to Reel: Saving Europe's Art
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