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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
This book gives a comprehensive account of the history and underlying economics of the modern art market in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Britain.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-258) and index.
Table of contents provided by Syndetics
- 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