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6 edition of Great Collectors of our Time found in the catalog.

Great Collectors of our Time

Art Collecting Since 1945

by James Stourton

  • 193 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Scala Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Exhibition catalogues and specific collections,
  • Antiques & Collectibles,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Antiques/Collectibles,
  • Collecting,
  • History - Contemporary (1945- ),
  • Art / History / Contemporary (1945-),
  • Art,
  • 20th century,
  • 21st century,
  • Collectors and collecting,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12012388M
    ISBN 101857595149
    ISBN 109781857595147

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Great Collectors of our Time by James Stourton Download PDF EPUB FB2

Great Collectors of Our Time is the first major survey of contemporary collecting and collectors since Douglas Cooper's Great Private Collections, published in It examines many of the greatest collectors of our time in Europe, North America and the Far East, and follows their tastes - whether in the Old Masters or the avant garde - from Cited by: 3.

Written by a senior staff member of Sotheby's, this book offers an interesting overlook on the collections and personalities of some of the most important art collectors of our time.

The text itself is a collection of short pieces on each collector, describing the building and /5. About this Item: Scala, (London), First Edition. First Edition.

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