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Government is the art of the momentarily feasible, of the least bad attainable, and not of the rationally most desirable.

 
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Bernard Berenson, 1865-1959, Art Critic & Historian, Rumor and Reflection

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Bernard Berenson
Bernard Berenson
  • Born: June 26, 1865
  • Died: October 7, 1959
  • Nationality: Russian
  • Profession: Art Historian

Bernard Berenson was an American art historian specializing in the Renaissance. His book Drawings of the Florentine Painters was an international success. His wife Mary is thought to have had a large hand in some of the writings.

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