Bookcover of Peter Palumbo, Baron Palumbo
Booktitle:

Peter Palumbo, Baron Palumbo

Eton College, Worcester College, Oxford, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Anthony Caro

Soph Press (2012-04-02 )

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ISBN-13:

978-613-7-89019-6

ISBN-10:
6137890198
EAN:
9786137890196
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Peter Garth Palumbo, Baron Palumbo (born 20 July 1935) is a property developer, art collector and architecture connoisseur.Palumbo is the son of Rudolph Palumbo and his wife Elsie. He went to Scaitcliffe, Surrey and then Eton College and Worcester College, Oxford, whence he received an M.A. in law. He married Denia Wigram in 1959, and they had one son and two daughters. They divorced in 1977. After Wigram died in 1986, he married Hayat Mroue (daughter of the Lebanese newspaper publisher Kamel Mroue) with whom he had another son and two daughters.In 1972 he bought Farnsworth House, designed by Mies van der Rohe, to which Palumbo added the designer's furniture. He also expanded the grounds of the house by purchasing adjacent properties and commissioned noted sculptors including Anthony Caro and Richard Serra to provide artworks for the grounds. Palumbo sold the property to a group of Mies conservationists in 2003.
Publishing house:
Soph Press
Website:
http://www.betascript-publishing.com
Edited by:
Noelene Aoide
Number of pages:
204
Published on:
2012-04-02
Stock:
Available
Category:
Education, Occupation, Career
Price:
54.00 €
Keywords:
college, oxford, Worcester, Baron, Peter, Eton, Palumbo

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