The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Family's Century of Art and Loss Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Edmund de Waal
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Chapters 1 and 2

• At the beginning of the 19th century, the Ephrussi family sent out its sons to spread its influence through Europe.

• Charles Joachin Ephrussi, living in Odessa, was the mastermind behind the family's expansion. Through his hard work the Ephrussi family became the largest grain importers in the world.

• In the mid 19th century, the family established residences in two of Europe's most prestigious capitals at that time - Paris and Vienna.

• Charles Ephrussi was 21 when the family moved to Paris and immediately decided to travel through Italy.

• Charles began collecting valuables such as paintings, medallions and tapestries.

Chapters 3 and 4

• While Charles traveled the world his brothers made their own lives. Jules became a successful businessman in Vienna while Ignace became a playboy.

• When Charles arrived back in Paris he became an accepted member of Parisian society, including an enduring friendship with Princess Maltildhe.

• It was Charles'...

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