Robert M. Edsel is the #1 New York Times Bestselling author of three non-fiction books, Rescuing Da Vinci; The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History and Saving Italy: the Race to Rescue a Nation’s Treasures from the Nazis. He is the co-producer of the Emmy-nominated documentary film, The Rape of Europa, and Founder and Chairman of the Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art. A film based on Mr. Edsel's book, The Monuments Men, directed by and starring Academy Award winner George Clooney, was released in February 2014. For more information about Robert M. Edsel or the Monuments Men, please visit www.monumentsmen.com. For more information about the Monuments Men Foundation, please visit www.monumentsmenfoundation.org.