Rogues' gallery : the rise (and occasional fall) of art dealers, the hidden players in the history of art

Hook, Philip, author

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  • Creator Philip Hook
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York : Experiment, 2017.
  • Physical Details
    • 298 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781615194162, 1615194169
  • OCLC ocn975126089


  • "Originally published in the UK as Rogues' Gallery: A History of Art and Its Dealers by Profile Books Ltd in 2017."
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Renaissance and Enlightenment. Agents and Merchants: Dealing before 1700 -- Crooks and Connoisseurs: the Eighteenth Century -- The Nineteenth Century. The Art of Speculation: William Buchanan -- Ernest Gambart and the Victorian Art Boom -- Modern Times. Joseph Duveen: the Salesman as Artist -- The Wildenstein Dynasty -- Selling the New: Paul Durand-Ruel -- The Enrichment of Ambroise Vollard -- Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler: Dealer as Purist -- The Fox and the Shrimp: the Rosenberg Brothers -- Terrorists and Tastemakers: More French Dealers -- From Cassirer to Berggruen: the Germans -- Gentlemen and Players: the British -- Into the Contemporary World. Peter Wilson and the Invention of the Modern Art Market -- The Art of Shopping: Dealing in the USA -- Leo Castelli and the American Dream -- The Cutting Edge
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