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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]
Physical Description:
xii, 291 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm.
Reference Library
N8600 .L66 2019 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references and 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.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- England -- London -- History -- 18th century.
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century.
Art -- Collectors and collecting.
Art -- Economic aspects -- Europe -- History -- 18th century.
Art -- Economic aspects -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
Art -- Economic aspects.
Art auctions -- Europe -- History -- 18th century.
Art auctions -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
Art auctions.
Art dealers -- Europe -- History -- 18th century.
Art dealers -- Europe -- History -- 19th century.
Art dealers.
England -- London.
Avery-Quash, Susanna, editor.
Huemer, Christian, editor.

  • 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.