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Author Montias, John Michael, 1928-2005.

Title Art at auction in 17th century Amsterdam / John Michael Montias.

Imprint Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2002.


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Description 1 online resource (337 pages) : illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
data file rda
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-255) and index.
Contents The Auctions -- Orphan Chamber Auctions in Amsterdam -- How Auction Sales of the Orphan Chamber Were Conducted -- Extant Records of Auction Sales in Chronological Perspective -- Aggregate Statistics of Sales and the Owners of Goods Sold -- The Buyers at Auction Sales -- The Wealth of Buyers -- Clusters of Private Buyers -- Remonstrants and Counter-Remonstrants -- What Did They Buy and at What Prices? -- Attributions -- Echoes -- Concluding Words on Auctions -- Profiles of Selected Buyers -- Art Dealers I: Artists and Merchants in the Trade -- Art Dealers II: Johannes de Renialme -- Art Dealers III: The Story of a Merchant Who Thought He Could Sell Paintings to a King -- Art Collectors and Painters I: Rubens's Promise to Hans Thijsz -- Art Collectors and Painters II: Jacob Swalmius and Rembrandt -- Art Collectors and Painters III: Marten van den Broeck and Rembrandt's Losses at Sea -- Art Collectors and Painters IV: Jan van Maerlen and His Extended Family -- Art Collectors and Painters V: Jean le Bleu, Francois Venant and Rembrandt's "Feast of Belshazzar" -- A Collector with Connections to Major Cultural Figures: Robbert van der Hoeve and the "Muiden Circle" -- What Santa Claus Brought to the Youth of Amsterdam -- When Sellers and Buyers Were Related: Elbert and Cornelis Symonsz. Pool, Jeltge Claes, and Pieter Claesz. Codde -- A Collector Who Held On to His Purchase for Over Fifty Years -- An Afterword on Mentalites.
Summary Examines original documents from Amsterdam's Orphan Chamber, analyzing the profiles of buyers of art by auction.
Note Print version record.
Language English.
Subject Art auctions -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- History -- 17th century.
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Netherlands -- Amsterdam -- History -- 17th century.
The arts.
History of art -- art and design styles.
ART -- General.
ART -- History -- General.
Art auctions. (OCoLC)fst00815465
Art -- Collectors and collecting. (OCoLC)fst00815195
Netherlands -- Amsterdam. (OCoLC)fst01204180
Catalogi (vorm)
Chronological Term 1600-1699
Genre/Form Electronic book.
Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Electronic books.
Added Title Art at auction in seventeenth-century Amsterdam
Other Form: Print version: Montias, John Michael, 1928-2005. Art at auction in 17th century Amsterdam. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2002 9053565914 (OCoLC)51335658
ISBN 0585496455 (electronic bk.)
9780585496450 (electronic bk.)
9789048505166 (electronic bk.)
904850516X (electronic bk.)

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