The Red Count: The Life and Times of Harry Kessler

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  • ISBN: 0520248171
  • Author: Laird M. Easton
  • Publisher: University of California Press
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Date: Jan. 25 2006
  • Pages: 512
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

The life of Count Harry Kessler (1868-1937), the famous Anglo-German art patron, writer, and activist, offers a vivid and engrossing perspective on the tumultuous transformation of art and politics that took place in modern Europe between 1890 and 1930. In the first half of his career Kessler …