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English Art Historians: Kenneth Clark, Anthony Blunt, Guy Stair Sainty, Roger Took, Roy Strong, James Laver, Frank McEwen, Claude Phillips

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Published August 13th 2011
ISBN : 9781155666761
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38 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 37. Chapters: Kenneth Clark, Anthony Blunt, Guy Stair Sainty, Roger Took, Roy Strong, James Laver, Frank McEwen,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 37. Chapters: Kenneth Clark, Anthony Blunt, Guy Stair Sainty, Roger Took, Roy Strong, James Laver, Frank McEwen, Claude Phillips, Roland Penrose, Charles Saumarez Smith, Algernon Graves, Cyril Aldred, Michael Bryan, Robert Hewison, Charles Lock Eastlake, Denis Mahon, John Shearman, Clovis Whitfield, Julia Cartwright Ady, George Walter Thornbury, Harriet Bridgeman, Malcolm Warner, Emilia, Lady Dilke, John White, Lee Johnson, John Pope-Hennessy, Alex Coles, Sir Francis Cook, 4th Baronet, Lawrence Gowing, John Boardman, Philip Gilbert Hamerton, Ernest Law, William George Constable, Michael Peppiatt, Stella Mary Newton, Frances Spalding, John Hayes, Benedict Nicolson, Jocelyn Toynbee, Raymond Lister, Penny Sparke, Robert Langton Douglas, Michael Podro, Mary Beckinsale, Quentin Bell, Alan Powers, Mildred Archer, Lionel Cust, Herbert Horne, Herbert Cook, Alfred Temple, Jonathan Watkins, Wilfrid Jasper Walter Blunt, William Gaunt, Fritz Saxl, Nicolete Gray, Joan Abse. Excerpt: Anthony Frederick Blunt (26 September 1907 - 26 March 1983), was a British art historian exposed as a Soviet spy. Blunt was Professor of the History of Art at the University of London, director of the Courtauld Institute of Art, Surveyor of the Kings Pictures and London. Known as Sir Anthony Blunt, KCVO between 1956 and 1979 (when he was stripped of his honours), he was exposed as a member of the Cambridge Five, a group of spies working for the Soviet Union from some time in the 1930s to at least the early 1950s. Blunt was born in Bournemouth, the third and youngest son of a vicar, the Revd (Arthur) Stanley Vaughan Blunt (1870-1929) and his wife, Hilda Violet (1880-1969), daughter of Henry Master of the Madras civil service. He was the brother of writer Wilfrid Jasper Walter Blunt and of numismatist Christopher Evelyn Blunt, and the grandnephew of poet Wilfrid Sc...