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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Blutiger Sommerby William Crowne; Alexander Ritter; Rüdiger Keil

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 21.04

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Visions of the Courtly Bodyby Christiane Hille

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 77.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Art Prophetsby Richard Polsky

    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...

  • 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...

  • Der Fall Nicolas Fouquetby Christine Howald

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 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...