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Title Buying Baroque : Italian seventeenth-century paintings come to America / edited by Edgar Peters Bowron
Published University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2017]
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Series The Frick Collection studies in the history of art collecting in America ; 3
Studies in the history of art collecting in America ; 3
Contents Introduction : the critical fortunes of Italian Baroque painting in America / Edgar Peters Bowron -- Italian Baroque paintings at the Ringling Museum : the legacy of John Ringling and Chick Austin / Virginia Brilliant -- The Atheneum to the fore : Hartford and the Italian Baroque / Eric Zafran -- The American view of the "forgotten century" of Italian painting : reminiscences of an art dealer and curator / Marco Grassi -- An invisible web : art historians behind the collecting of Italian Baroque art / Richard Spear -- Baroque in the Caribbean : Luis A. Ferré and the Museo de Arte de Ponce / Pablo Pérex d'Ors -- Dealing and scholarship : The Heim Gallery, London, 1966-1995 / J. Patrice Marandel -- The Detroit Institute of Arts and Italian Baroque paintings / Ian Kennedy -- Walter P. Chrysler, Jr., and his collection of Italian Baroque paintings / Eric Zafran -- Better late than never : collecting Baroque painting at the Metropolitan Museum of Art / Andrea Bayer
Summary "A collection of essays on the American collecting of Italian Baroque paintings in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Looks at the influence of art exhibitions and exhibition catalogues on the understanding and popularity of Italian Baroque art"--Provided by publisher
Notes "This book evolved from a symposium, 'Going for Baroque: Americans Collect Italian Paintings of the 17th and 18th Centuries,' organized by the Center for the History Collecting, that was held at The Frick Collection on September 20 and 21, 2013."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed March 8, 2017)
Subject Painting -- Collectors and collecting -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Painting -- Collectors and collecting -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Painting, Baroque -- Italy.
Painting, Italian -- 17th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Bowron, Edgar Peters, editor
ISBN 0271079460 (electronic bk.)
9780271079462 (electronic bk.)