Art market research : a guide to methods and sources

McNulty, Tom, 1955-2018 author

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  • Creator Tom McNulty
  • Format Books
  • Publication
    • Second Edition
    • Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014]
  • Physical Details
    • v, 326 pages : Illustrated ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9780786466719, 0786466715
  • OCLC ocn858672937


  • "A brief overview of the global art market precedes an analysis of the various sales venues (auction, commercial gallery, etc.). Library research is reviewed and advanced methods explored. Methods for assigning values are explored, and sources of price data, both in print and online, are identified and described in detail. Provenance and art law are discussed"--


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • The big picture: researching the global art world -- Buying, selling, and valuing art -- Researching fine and decorative arts: methods old and new -- Researching works of art: basic methods and sources -- Decorative arts research: basic methods and sources -- Market research: works of art -- Market research: decorative arts -- Sources for the study of art market history -- Provenance and art law research -- Appendix A: art market journals, magazines and "current awareness" sources -- Appendix B: apps for the art market researcher / by Erin Elliott -- Appendix C: elements required for a correctly prepared appraisal / by the Appraisers Association of America
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