Recommendations for books about Bernard and Mary Berenson and the history of Villa I Tatti


Berenson, Bernard, Sketch For A Self Portrait. New York: Pantheon, 1949.

Mariano, Nicky, Forty years with Berenson. New York: Knoph, 1966.

Samuels, Ernest, Bernard Berenson: The Making of a Connoisseur. Cambridge: Belknap Press, 1979.

Samuels, Ernest. Bernard Berenson: The Making of a Legend. Cambridge: Belknap Press, 1987. 

Strachey, Barbara and Samuel, Jayne, eds. Mary Berenson: A Self-Portrait from Her Letters and DiariesLondon: Gollancz, 1983.

Weaver, William.  A Legacy of Excellence: The Story of Villa I Tatti. New York: Abrams, 1997.