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- Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 45.00
This essential volume traces the evolution of connoisseurship in the booming art market of the seventeenth- and eighteenth centuries. Not to be missed by anyone with an interest in the Old Masters and the early modern art market. more...
- Other Press 2011; US$ 19.99
In The Art Prophets, Richard Polsky introduces us to influential late twentieth-century dealers and tastemakers in the art world. These risk takers opened doors for artists, identified new movements, and resurrected art forms that had fallen into obscurity. In this distinctive tour, Polsky offers an insightful and engaging dialog between artists... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 22.03
Hauptbeschreibung Am 8. April 1636 schiffte sich Thomas Lord Howard in London ein und reiste in königlicher Mission den Rhein hinunter durch das von Krieg und Pest verwüstete Deutsche Reich. Mit an Bord waren sein Sekretär William Crowne, der das Reisetagebuch führte, und der hochberühmte Landschaftsmaler Wenzel Hollar, der die Reise im Bild festhielt.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 35.00
Nicholas Fox Weber, author of the acclaimed Patron Saints (?Exhilarating avant-garde entertainment??Sam Hunter, The New York Times Book Review ) and Balthus (?The authoritative account of his life and work??Michael Ravitch, Newsday ), gives us now the idiosyncratic lives of Sterling and Stephen Clark?two of America?s greatest art collectors,... more...
- Dundurn 1999; US$ 14.99
Samuel Edward Weir Q.C. (1898-1981), a man both loved and reviled with scorn, was born in London, Ontario. Descended from pioneer stock, with roots in both Ireland and Germany, Samuel Weir possessed incisive wit, exceptional intelligence and a passionate zest for any subject that caught his eye. Over a period of sixty years he built an extraordinary... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 60.00
This new volume in the series of Handbooks in International Art Business published in association with Sotheby's Institute of Art offers a timely guide to corporate collecting, examining the history, nature and importance of corporate collecting and the different reasons for starting and maintaining corporate collections, including investment,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 35.00
Vienna and its Secessionist movement at the turn of the last century is the focus of this extraordinary social portrait told through an eminent Viennese family, headed by Hermine and Moriz Gallia, who were among the great patrons of early-twentieth-century Viennese culture at its peak. Good Living Street takes us from the Gallias? middle-class... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 13.95
Ready to upgrade your artwork from framed Monet posters but intimidated by what you see in galleries? In The Intrepid Art Collector , Lisa Hunter shows you how to start a fine art collection without spending a fortune. This accessible, jargon-free resource contains up-to-date information on the most popular original art?everything from photography... more...
- Wiley 2003; US$ 47.50
"Few living persons have served the Metropolitan Museum of Art-indeed, the entire world of art and art museums-longer, or with more distinction, than Roy Neuberger. A man of taste, passion, persistence, and generosity, he has shared much of his great private collection with the public, and for generations has supported activities that bring people... more...