Cynthia Saltzman is the author of Portrait of Dr. Gachet: The Story of a Van Gogh Masterpiece and Old Masters, New World: America’s Raid on Europe’s Great Pictures. A former reporter for Forbes and The Wall Street Journal , she is the recipient of a fellowship from the Guggenheim Foundation and has degrees in art history from Harvard and the University of California at Berkeley.

Books in order of publication:

The Portrait of Dr. Gachet: The Story of a van Gogh Masterpiece – 1998

Old Masters, New World: America’s Raid on Europe’s Great Pictures – 2008

Plunder: Napoleon’s Theft of Veronese’s Feast – 2021