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The rare art traditions : the history of art collecting and its linked phenomena wherever these have appeared / Joseph Alsop.

1st ed.. New York : Harper and Row, [1982] .
ISBN 0060100915, 9780060100919

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Subjects Art - Collectionneurs et collections - Histoire.
Art -- Collectionneurs et collections -- Histoire.
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- History.
Art -- Collectors and collecting.
Art and society.
Beeldende kunsten.
Series Bollingen series ; 35 : 27.
Description xxiii, 691 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Copyright Date [1982]
Notes "The Andrew W. Mellon lectures in the fine arts delivered at the National Gallery in 1978 were entirely based on this essay"--Title page verso.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 615-665) and index.
Contents The altered Apollo -- The rare art traditions -- Art for use -- Art collecting -- The litmus tests -- The blueprint -- The Siamese twins -- The other by-products of art -- The proof, and the question -- "The Greek miracle" -- The pattern repeats -- The pattern vanishes, and returns -- The developed historical sense -- Art collecting revives -- The role of Cosimo -- The lesson of Lorenzo -- On progression in art -- The climax in the West -- The seventeenth century -- Envoi.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7460273
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Alsop, Joseph, 1910-1989.
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