Art: Dale's Children

The private secretary of the noted Wall Street broker was so shocked at her boss's extracurricular extravagance that one day she decided to speak to him about it.

"Mr. Dale," she said, "do you realize that you have spent over $1,000,000 on your hobby?" Chester Dale may or may not have realized it. but that first million was eventually to mount to at least $9.000.000 more. He was to accumulate one of the world's best private collections of French painting from David to Cezanne along with such "ancestors" as Rubens, in whom he saw a kinship to Renoir, and such later masters...

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