Appel à communication : « The Art Market, Collectors and Agents: Then and Now » (Londres, juillet 2016)

Titien, Portrait de Jacopo Strada, 1567-1568, VienneThe study day will take place on Saturday 16 July, 2016 at the Institute of Historical Research, Senate House, London. The date has been planned to complement the conference being held by Christie’s to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the auction house on 14 and 15 July.

Studies of the art market have paid great attention to the rise of auctions and the subsequent opening of the art market. However, there was another, equally important part of the art market in the early modern period, namely the agent, who discovered, bought and sold works of art to many of the most important collectors of the . . . → En lire plus