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  • Patronen van patronage in het zeventiende-eeuwse Antwerpenby Bert Timmermans

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 50.50

    In de zeventiende eeuw was Antwerpen niet langer de internationale handelsmetropool van West-Europa. De stad bleef evenwel een spil van kunststromingen en en belangrijk kunstcentrum, dat aan de grondslag lag van talrijke artistieke innovaties. Ondanks de opkomst van een massamarkt voor kunst, bleef de consumptie van architectuur en beeldende kunsten... more...

  • Visions of the Courtly Bodyby Christiane Hille

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 84.00

    In 1603, the beginning of the Stuart reign, painting was of minor importance at the English court, where the elaborately designed masques of Inigo Jones served as the prime medium of royal representation. Only two decades later, their most celebrated performer, George Villiers, the First Duke of Buckingham had assembled one of the largest... more...

  • Art Market and Connoisseurshipby Anna Tummers; Koenraad Jonckheere

    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...

  • Der Fall Nicolas Fouquetby Christine Howald

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 0.00

    Als Nicolas Fouquet 1661 über Nacht vom obersten Finanzminister zum ersten Staatsgefangenen wurde, stürzte nicht nur einer der mächtigsten Politiker des Landes, sondern auch der innovativste Mäzen des Grand Siècle. Wie kein anderer hatte es Fouquet verstanden, seine Kunstförderung in den Dienst seiner politischen Karriere zu stellen. Nach... more...

  • Art Market Researchby Tom McNulty

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95

    This book is for art market researchers at all levels. A brief overview of the global art market and its major stakeholders precedes an analysis of the various sales venues (auction, commercial gallery, etc.). Library research skills are reviewed, and advanced methods are explored in a chapter devoted to basic market research. Because the monetary... more...

  • Duveenby S.N. Behrman; Saul Steinberg

    Daunt Books 2014; US$ 9.99

    'When you pay high for the priceless, you're getting it cheap.' Joseph Duveen Joseph Duveen was the world's most famous art dealer. His clients were amongst the most prominent and infamous Americans of the 20th century and included Mellon, Frick, Hearst and Morgan. If you weren't a client, chances are you were a nobody. Famous for his charm, shrewd... more...

  • The Clarks of Cooperstownby Nicholas Fox Weber

    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...

  • Rembrandt's Readingby Amy Golahny

    Amsterdam University Press 2003; US$ 55.00

    A study of Rembrandt's library and his use of historical sources. more...

  • The Intrepid Art Collectorby Lisa Hunter

    Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 19.00

    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...

  • Ima Hoggby Virginia Bernhard

    Texas State Historical Assn Press 2014; US$ 9.95

    Texas legend has it that James Stephen Hogg, Governor of Texas from 1890 to 1894, named his daughters Ima and Ura, but that is only half-true: there never was a Ura. Ima had three brothers, Will, Mike, and Tom. Ima Hogg, who was born in 1882 and died in 1975 at age 93, became a legend in her own right, and this book is her story. It is also the story... more...