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The Arts of Collecting: Padre Sebastiano Resta and the Market for Drawings in Early Modern Europe

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The Arts of Collecting: Padre Sebastiano Resta and the Market for Drawings in Early Modern Europe - Warwick, Genevieve, Ms.
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First published in 2000, this is an examination of the collection of art works through an anthropological study of modes of exchange and the social roles of material culture. Focusing on the figure of Sebastiano Resta, Genevieve Warwick brings to light a shadowy, yet crucial chapter in the history of collecting, that of the great migration of art objects out of Italy to northern Europe in the early eighteenth century. Her study pins the history of collecting to broader changes in European economic history and analyzes the ...

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The Arts of Collecting: Padre Sebastiano Resta and the Market for Drawings in Early Modern Europe 2012, Cambridge University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780521181075

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The Arts of Collecting: Padre Sebastiano Resta and the Market for Drawings in Early Modern Europe 2000, Cambridge University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780521652650

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