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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Good Living Streetby Tim Bonyhady

    Allen & Unwin 2011; US$ 18.17

    From high society in Vienna to a small flat in Sydney; from patrons of the arts to refugees from the Holocaust; this is the enthralling story of three generations of women spanning a century of upheaval. more...

  • Good Living Streetby Tim Bonyhady

    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...

  • Blutiger Sommerby William Crowne; Alexander Ritter; Rüdiger Keil

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 23.13

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • With Éclatby Hina Hirayama

    Boston Athenaeum 2013; US$ 28.99

    A detailed history of the Boston Athenæum's historic role in the founding of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 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...

  • The Intrepid Art Collectorby Lisa Hunter

    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...