Tuesday, December 06, 2005

Robert Hecht

Suzan Mazur is writing an excellent series on Robert Hecht for the New Zealand web site "Scoop"

Bob Hecht, The Younger

Sotheby's & The Signed Euphronios

The Provenance Of Bob Hecht

Euphronios Ancient Art In Court

Hecht must have been a top-level ancient coin dealer. A Bloomberg.com article by Vernon Silver quotes a Boston MFA spokewoman saying the museum has "1,317 items from Hecht", and "excluding coin collections... 116" implying Hecht sold the museum 1201 coins!

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