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  • Blutiger Sommerby William Crowne; Alexander Ritter; Rüdiger Keil

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 22.67

    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. Dieses auf Deutsch... more...

  • Der Fall Nicolas Fouquetby Christine Howald

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 70.00

    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 dem Sturz... more...

  • 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$ 70.00

    George Villiers, erster Herzog von Buckingham, war als Vertrauter und Günstling gleich zweier englischer Könige ? James? I. und seines Sohnes Charles? I. ? politisch so einflussreich und umstritten wie im Europa des beginnenden 17. Jahrhunderts sonst vielleicht nur Kardinal Richelieu. Peter Paul Rubens und Anthonis van Dyck erhielten die Aufträge zu... more...

  • Corporate Art Collectionsby Charlotte Appleyard; James Salzmann

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...