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Monday, 27 July 2015 10:46

The Illustrious Bloch Collection of Impressionist Art Heads to the Nelson-Atkins Museum

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  For two decades, Henry W. Bloch, co-founder of H&R Block, and his wife Marion, collected what they described as "pretty pictures" — mostly French Impressionist works by the likes of Degas, Matisse, and Monet. Nearly 30 of these paintings filled the walls of their Mission Hills, Kansas home.

Although these masterworks are not there now — you wouldn't know it by looking.

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