Art: Van Dyke

The teapot tempest blown up by Dr. John Charles Van Dyke's Rembrandt heresy (TIME, Oct. 15) continued to rage. Developments:

1) Eight Fifth Avenue (Manhattan) art dealers debated whether to sue Dr. Van Dyke for " collective libel." The matter was temporarily dropped but may be taken up when Messrs. F. Kleinberger and Roland F. Knoedler, and Sir Joseph Duveen, leading dealers, return from Europe. Dr. Van Dyke fears no action.

2) Dr. Wilhelm von Bode, Berlin museum director responsible for many of the traditional Rembrandt ascriptions, replied to Dr. Van Dyke's charges. The...

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