The Development of the Art Market in England: Money as Muse, 1730-1900

The Development of the Art Market in England: Money as Muse, 1730-1900

by Thomas M Bayer, John R. Page

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Overview

This book gives a comprehensive account of the history and underlying economics of the modern art market in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Britain.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317323822
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/06/2015
Series: Financial History
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction
1 The Early Stages: From the Netherlands to Great Britiain
2 The Commoditization of Theories of Art
3 The Painter as Homo Economicus
4 Critics and Auctions
5 The Evolution of Picture-Dealing
6 The Victorian Era
7 'Working the Oracle': The Tools of the Trade
8 The Formation of a Nexus: A Story of Christies
9 Commoditization and the Artist as Producer: Product Differentiation and the Domestication of Pictures
10 The End of the 'Golden Age'
11 Postscript: A Perpetual Innovative Whirl

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