Duret, Théodore, 1838-1927Alternative names
Théodore Duret was heir to the cognac house Duret et De Brie. He started his career in politics and the brandy business. Travelling to the Far East countries, he became an art collector, settled in Paris in 1872, and frequented the artistic and literary circles. He ultimately abandoned his early activities, and became an art critic and historian.
From the description of Letter to Gustave Geffroy, 1920 Apr. 23. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 86093267
- Art critics--Correspondence
- France (as recorded)