Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza
Dutch art collector
Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza
Hans Henrik Ágost Gábor Tasso Thyssen-Bornemisza de Kászon (13 April 1921 – 26 April 2002), a noted industrialist and art collector, was a Dutch-born Swiss citizen with a Hungarian title, a legal resident of Monaco for tax purposes, with a declared second residency in the United Kingdom, but in actuality a long-time resident of Spain, and son of a German father and a Hungarian and English American mother.
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British Painting Sells For Record $35 Million After Causing Uproar In Spain
Business Insider - over 4 years
John Constable's "The Lock" sold for $35 million, a record for the artist and one of the most expensive British paintings ever sold, according to ArtInfo. The painting was sold by Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza, a Spanish Baroness, through Christie's auction house. Her decision to sell the painting caused an uproar in her home country, with people calling it  called it a "moral shame" that it would leave Spain, according to The Telegraph. One member of the board of the Madrid art museum where the painting had hung even resigned in protest. The baroness claimed she decided to sell the 1824 masterpiece in order to make some needed cash during Spain's liquidity crisis. She had acquired it as part of a collection from her late husband, Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza. The buyer of the painting remains unknown. DON'T MISS: The 10 Most Outrageous Luxury Items Rich People Bought In June > Please follow The Life on Twitter and Facebook. Join the conversation about this st ...
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La Baronesa Thyssen demandará a Telecinco si no le gusta la tv-movie sobre su vida - VerTele
Google News - over 5 years
En su opinión, es "una vergüenza" que nadie haya hablado con ella. Así de rotunda se mostró la que fuera mujer del Barón Thyssen-Bornemisza durante la inauguración en el museo que lleva su nombre de una colección
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Carmen Cervera rechaza la serie televisiva sobre su vida - eldia.es
Google News - over 5 years
Telecinco ultima la miniserie "Carmen Cervera. La Baronesa", sobre la intensa vida de la modelo y actriz, Miss España en 1961 y esposa de los actores Lex Barker y Espartaco Santoni antes de unirse al barón Thyssen-Bornemisza, fallecido en 2002
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Freud se retrata en el IVAM - Las Provincias
Google News - over 5 years
Paddington', 'Último retrato' y 'Retrato del Barón Thyssen Bornemisza'. Al Pompidou de París pertenece 'Le docteur Robert Le Masle', un retrato del doctor francés, que fue donado a la pinacoteca francesa tras su muerte. Gran parte de las obras de Freud
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Habsburgo, la nueva generación - ABC.es
Google News - over 5 years
De su matrimonio con Francesca, hija del barón Thyssen-Bornemisza, Carlos tiene tres hijos: la guapísima Eleonor, que está a punto de llegar a la mayoría de edad; su heredero en la jefatura de la Casa Imperial, Fernando Zvonimir, nacido el 21 de junio
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La Baronesa Thyssen no logra parar su 'biopic' en Telecinco - VerTele
Google News - over 5 years
En su opinión, es "una vergüenza" que nadie haya hablado con ella. Así de rotunda se mostró la que fuera mujer del Barón Thyssen-Bornemisza durante la inauguración en el museo que lleva su nombre de una colección
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Expanding jurisdiction and contracting claims: the Supreme Court declines to ... - Lexology (registration)
Google News - over 5 years
After several changes in ownership, Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza bought the painting after 1976. Claude Cassirer, heir to Lilly, learned in 2000 that the painting was on display in Madrid. After his request for its return was denied, he brought suit in US
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Tita Thyssen lleva a los tribunales la miniserie de su vida - Europa Press
Google News - over 5 years
... de sus matrimonios con Lex Barker, Espartaco Santoni y el Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza, tampoco se dejó en el tintero hablar de la paternidad de Borja apuntando como padre biológico a Manolo Segura, algo que con el tiempo ha quedado más que claro
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El arte español, tras la estela visionaria de Goya - Intereconomía
Google News - over 5 years
Estas palabras del barón Thyssen-Bornemisza resumen los motivos más románticos –porque también están los económicos– para coleccionar obras de arte. Una actividad a la que también se han dedicado las empresas e incluso las entidades financieras,
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Carmen Cervera o el Arte de Vivir del Arte - InfoENPUNTO
Google News - almost 6 years
Tras protagonizar diversos capítulos de su vida, Carmen Cervera se casa con el barón Thyssen-Bornemisza aportando a la familia su hijo Borja. El barón es un millonario centroeuropeo titular de una importante colección de arte, que hace dos décadas la
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Museumhoppen in Madrid - Leidsch Dagblad
Google News - almost 6 years
... van het Museo Reina Sofía bevindt zich ook nog een aantal beeldhouwwerken, van onder anderen Alexander Calder en Hans Arp. Het Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is ontstaan uit de oorspronkelijke kunstcollectie van Hans Heinrich baron Thyssen-Bornemisza
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Primavera romana - La Opinión de Málaga
Google News - almost 6 years
En el hotel donde se alojaban ella y su esposo, el barón Thyssen-Bornemisza, se había recibido una amenaza de bomba. La policía había decretado el desalojo inmediato del establecimiento. La baronesa y su esposo se refugiaron en su automóvil,
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Se cumplen nueve años sin Hans Heinrich von Thyssen-Bornemisza - SDP Noticias
Google News - almost 6 years
Tras el fallecimiento de su padre en 1947, el joven Hans se convirtió en el II barón Thyssen-Bornemisza, asumiendo todas las responsabilidades delegadas de su padre; invirtió en bancos y navieras y diversificó su actividad empresarial en las
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A Tita Cervera le crecen los enanos - Intereconomía
Google News - almost 6 years
Sin embargo, ningún hombre ha pesado más en su vida que su último marido, el barón Thyssen Bornemisza, uno de los más importantes coleccionistas de obras de arte de todo el mundo. Y, aunque ella asegura que empezó a amar la pintura de la mano de su
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A Flowering of Art in Madrid
NYTimes - over 12 years
AS it stood, the Thyssen had no room to display more than 200 paintings, from Bruegel to Braque. The Prado could not organize blockbuster exhibitions without crowding into its permanent array of Spanish old masters. And unless it added some architectural flair to its sturdy 18th-century headquarters, the Reina Sofía could hardly compete with
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Paid Notice: Deaths THYSSEN, BORNEMISZA, BARON
NYTimes - almost 15 years
THYSSEN - BORNEMISZA - Baron Hans Heinrich. His strong commitment to the preservation of the arts and humanities, which he demonstrated by sharing his collection through many museum and public exhibitions around the world, will be deeply missed, as will his warmth, enthusiasm and vision. Andrew Crispo, Andrew Crispo Gallery, NY
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Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza, Industrialist Who Built Fabled Art Collection, Dies at 81
NYTimes - almost 15 years
Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza, the Swiss industrial magnate who used his fabulous art collection to court fame and controversy, died yesterday in Spain. He was 81. Baron Thyssen suffered a heart attack early yesterday morning, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid reported. In both business and art, Baron Thyssen built upon his enormous
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ANTIQUES; Lights! Camera! Auction!
NYTimes - almost 16 years
Movie directors are in the magic business, and few create purer magic than Franco Zeffirelli, who has been an international figure in the worlds of cinema, opera and theater since 1945. He has directed everything from ''Othello'' to Edward Albee's ''Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?'' to ''Tea With Mussolini.'' Sotheby's conducted a sale of 261
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William Jackson Dies at 80; Lawyer With Wide Clientele
NYTimes - about 17 years
William Eldred Jackson, a New York lawyer with an international clientele that included Nelson A. Rockefeller, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the King of Morocco and Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza, died on Saturday at his home on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. He was 80 and also had a home in Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. The cause was throat
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ART VIEW;Islamic Manuscripts, Out of Hiding at Last
NYTimes - over 21 years
HERE'S A STORY. IN A VAST, drafty 19th-century Russian palace, straight out of Pushkin, lies a cache of fabulous Islamic manuscripts: Korans penned in ink and gold on parchment, Persian miniatures painted in sherbet pink and turquoise, and a priceless album of illustrated Arabian folk tales from medieval Iraq. Any museum in the world would covet
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2002
    Age 80
    Died on April 26, 2002.
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  • 1985
    Age 63
    He married, fifthly at Daylesford, Gloucestershire on 16 August 1985, María del Carmen Rosario Soledad Cervera y Fernández de la Guerra, popularly known as Carmen "Tita" Cervera, (born Sitges, Barcelona, 23 April 1943), who was Miss Spain in 1961.
    More Details Hide Details They had no children, but Hans Heinrich adopted her son, Alejandro Borja (born Madrid, 1980), who married at Barcelona, 11 October 2007 Blanca María Cuesta Unkhoff and had three children: Sacha Thyssen-Bornemisza de Kászon on 31 January 2008, Eric Thyssen-Bornemisza de Kászon on 5 August 2010 and Enzo Thyssen-Bornemisza de Kázon on 10 October 2012. His widow has also adopted two baby girls, twins, called Guadalupe Sabina and María del Carmen in July 2006. As part of an attempt to dissolve a trust, thereby acquiring control of her third husband's assets, Tita cast doubt on the paternity of Baron Georg Heinrich Thyssen-Bornemisza, alleging that his father was actually Count Iván Batthyány de Német-Ujvár, the husband of Thyssen's sister, Countess Margit Batthyány. However, a settlement was reached between the parties before the baron's death, which brought to a "peaceable" conclusion the wrangling over control of the vast Thyssen art collection, which is to remain in Spain, Hans Henrik having been the founder of the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid.
  • 1984
    Age 62
    Garça, São Paulo, 23 December 1942), a Brazilian banker's daughter, from whom he was divorced 29 November 1984.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1967
    Age 45
    He married fourthly at Lugano-Castagnola, 13 December 1967, Liane Denise Shorto (b.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1956
    Age 34
    He married thirdly at Lugano-Castagnola on 17 September 1956 New Zealand-born British photographic and fashion model Fiona Frances Elaine Campbell-Walter (b. Takapuna, New Zealand, 25 June 1932). They divorced on 20 January 1965, and she went on to have a well-publicized relationship with Greek shipping heir Alexander Onassis, the only son of Aristotle Onassis.
    More Details Hide Details She was a daughter of Rear Admiral Keith McNeill Walter (later Campbell-Walter) (1904–1976) and his wife, Frances Henriette Campbell (1904 –?), a maternal granddaughter of Sir Edward Campbell, 1st Baronet. Their children were:
  • 1954
    Age 32
    He married secondly at Colombo, Ceylon or Paris, 23 June 1954, Anglo-Indian fashion model Nina Sheila Dyer (1930–1965), an heiress to properties in Ceylon; they had no children and divorced on 4 July 1956, pursuant to the settlement of which she received a château in France. She later married and divorced Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan and committed suicide in 1965.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1931
    Age 9
    Fifteen years after his father's death he bought his first piece, a watercolor painting by Emil Nolde dated from between 1931 and 1935, starting the entry of 20th century's paintings in the collection, including Edgar Degas, Piet Mondrian, Pablo Picasso and Fernand Léger.
    More Details Hide Details His preference however went to German Expressionism, and he soon became a real expert in painting. He married firstly at Lugano-Castagnola, 1 August 1946, Austrian Princess Teresa of Lippe-Weissenfeld at Vienna, 21 July 1925 – 16 July 2008), whose family had been reigning princes until the fall of the German Empire in 1918 (following their divorce on 14 May 1954, she married secondly in 1960 Prince Friedrich Maximilian von Fürstenberg (1926–1969), by whom she had further issue). Their only son was:
  • 1921
    Born
    Born on April 13, 1921.
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