London and the emergence of a European art market, 1780-1820 /
edited by Susanna Avery-Quash and Christian Huemer.
Los Angeles : The Getty Research Institute, [2019]
xii, 291 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour)
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Los Angeles : The Getty Research Institute, [2019]
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Acknowledgments -- Foreword -- Thomas w. Gaehtgens and Nicholas Penny -- Introduction / Susanna Avery-Quash and Christian Huemer -- Patterns -- Introduction to part one / Neil De Marchi -- English and French auctions in a troubled period, 1780-1820: a quantitative analysis of volume, price, and taste based on the Getty Provenance Index(r) databases / Peter Carpreau -- British buying patterns at auction sales, 1780-1800: did the influx of European art have an impact on the British public's preferences? / Bénédicte Miyamoto -- International dealer networks and triangular art trade between Paris, Amsterdam, and London / Hans J. Van Miegroet, Hilary Cronheim, and Bénédicte Miyamoto -- The export of works of art from Italy to the United Kingdom, 1792-1830 / Guido Guerzoni -- The taste for eighteenth-century French paintings: internationalization and homogenization of demand on the London art market around 1800 / Olivier Bonfait -- Collections -- Introduction to part two / Malcolm Baker -- From private to national: exhibiting fine arts in London around 1800 / Camilla Murgia -- The evolution of the print market and its impact on the art market, 1780-1820 / David Alexander -- Angelica Kauffman: the acquisition and dispersal of an artist's collection, 1782-1825 / Wendy Wassyng Roworth -- The dispersal of the Orléans collection and the British art market / Susanna Avery-Quash and Nicholas Penny -- The Trumbull sale of 1797: players in the Paris-London art market during the French Revolution / Sarah Bakkali -- Selling the collection of Welbore Ellis Agar in 1806 / Rebecca Lyons -- Agents -- Introduction to part three / Filip Vermeylen -- From jack-of-all-trades to professional: the development of the early modern picture dealer in eighteenth-century London / Julia Armstrong-Totten -- James Christie: auctioneer and more / Francis Russell -- Pierre-Joseph Lafontaine and his exploitation of European art market imbalances in Paris and London, 1795-1815 / Carole Blumenfeld -- Thomas Hope and Gioacchino Marini: "Roman agent of English gentlemen" / Maria Celeste Cola -- Commercial agents of Spanish painting in the United Kingdom, 1780-1820 / Ana María Fernández García -- Selected bibliography -- Biographical notes on the contributors -- Illustration credits -- Index.
"This volume employs a diverse methodological range to explore the commercial milieu of art sales and collecting around the years 1780-1820, when London became the primary hub of international art sales"--Provided by publisher.
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