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Books, Lit, & Authors

An Evening with Cynthia Saltzman, Author of Plunder: Napoleon’s Theft of Veronese’s Feast

When: Wed., May 19, 7-8 p.m.

On Wednesday, May 19 at 7 p.m. the Hudson Library & Historical Society will host a live virtual streaming event with Cynthia Saltzman, author of Plunder: Napoleon’s Theft of Veronese’s Feast, a book Publishers Weekly calls “a rich and rewarding look at the legacy of wartime art theft and the turbulent life of an Italian masterpiece.” Expertly researched and deftly told, Plunder chronicles one of the most spectacular art appropriation campaigns in history, one that sheds light on a seminal historical figure and the complex origins of one of the great museums of the world.

Price: Free

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