Possession

Author: Erin Thompson
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300221002
Size: 56.45 MB
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Erin Thompson, America's only professor of art crime, explores the dark history of looting, smuggling, and forgery that lies at the heart of many private art collections and many of the world's most renowned museums.

Possession

Author: Erin Thompson
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300208529
Size: 52.13 MB
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Erin Thompson, America's only professor of art crime, explores the dark history of looting, smuggling, and forgery that lies at the heart of many private art collections and many of the world's most renowned museums.

Keeping Their Marbles

Author: Tiffany Jenkins
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191631892
Size: 23.88 MB
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In Keeping Their Marbles, Tiffany Jenkins tells the bloody story of how western museums came to acquire these objects.

The Domenichino Affair

Author: Elizabeth Cropper
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300109146
Size: 22.43 MB
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In this fast-paced book, Elizabeth Cropper investigates the Domenichino affair and addresses the perennial debate regarding the precise nature of originality and of imitation.

Picture Titles

Author: Ruth Bernard Yeazell
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400873460
Size: 10.72 MB
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Ruth Bernard Yeazell begins the story with the decline of patronage and the rise of the art market in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, as the increasing circulation of pictures and the democratization of the viewing public ...

Shaky Ground

Author: Elizabeth Marlowe
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1472502094
Size: 60.79 MB
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This book argues that the current legal and ethical debates over looting, ownership and cultural property have distracted us from the epistemological problems inherent in all (ostensibly) ancient artworks lacking a known findspot, problems ...

Stolen Smuggled Sold

Author: Nancy Moses
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 075912194X
Size: 80.43 MB
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The book includes full-color photos of the objects.

Luxus

Author: Kenneth Lapatin
Publisher: Getty Publications
ISBN: 1606064223
Size: 63.44 MB
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The book then goes on to address a broad range of luxury goods, such as intaglios, cameos, vessels, and statuettes, providing a full and multifaceted account of luxury in the ancient world.

Sacred And Stolen Confessions Of A Museum Director

Author: Gary Vikan
Publisher: Select Books (NY)
ISBN: 9781590793930
Size: 79.86 MB
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This is also the story of a Minnesota kid who started out as a printer s devil in his father s small-town newspaper and ended up as the director of a the Walters, a gem of an art museum in Baltimore.

Dark Athena

Author: Arthur Houghton
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781535171779
Size: 12.97 MB
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"When a spectacular marble statue of Athena appears at the West Coast Gabriel Museum, curator Jason Connor doesn't know his investigation of its provenance will take him into the darkest corners of the art world to unravel a dangerous ...