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Grassi, Luigi, Professor

Italian, 1858 - 1937

Biography
Towner described Luigi Grassi as the "[m]ost venerable, and temperamental, of all the profesori,...the grand old man of antiquary Florence." A sale of his collection of Renaissance jewels and fifteenth- to seventeenth-century objets d'art and curios took place in 1927 at the American Art Association in New York.
Bibliography
1970
Towner, Wesley. The Elegant Auctioneers. Completed by Stephan Varble. New York, 1970: 381, 422-423.
2017
Edgar Peters Bowron, ed/ Buying Baroque : Italian seventeenth-century paintings come to America. , University Park, Pennsylvania : The Frick Collection, The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2017.
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