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- 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...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 63.39
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Daunt Books 2014; US$ 15.99
?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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Tuttle Publishing 2016; US$ 29.99
Batik occupies a special place in Indonesian culture. Each fabric has a rich story to tellas a reflection of the nation's religious beliefs, sophisticated court cultures and cosmopolitan history. The extraordinary textiles in this book are from the collections of Rudolf Smend and Donald Harper. Most date from the period 1880 to 1930 when the art... more...