Ralph Norton and His Museum
Published in 2019, this richly-illustrated book chronicles the life of Ralph H. Norton (1875-1953): successful businessman, forward-looking collector of American, European, and Chinese art, and founder of the Norton Museum of Art. The book is based on research from the Museum's archives to reveal Norton's mission to make public an exceptional art collection to a previously under served region in South Florida, as well as his dedication to contemporary art and artists.
By Ellen E. Roberts, Harold and Anne Berkley Smith Curator of American Art at the Norton, with contributions by Lesley A. Wolff.
Hardcover. Includes 336 color and 31 black-and-white illustrations.