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Country house collections : their lives and afterlives / Terence Dooley & Christopher Ridgway, editors.

Contributor(s): Dooley, Terence A. M, 1964- [editor.] | Ridgway, Christopher [editor.].
Publisher: Dublin : Four Courts Press, 2021Description: 334 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781846829758.Subject(s): Art museums -- Europe | Art museums -- United States | Country homes -- Europe | Country homes -- Ireland | Country homes -- United StatesDDC classification: 708 Summary: "This volume of essays explores a range of country house collections in Ireland, the UK, the US, and Europe. It examines how collections were built up over time, how they were dispersed or destroyed, and how they have been interpreted and valued. Among the topics considered are the impact of exhibitions, auctions, and tax systems, private versus institutional collectors, the range of audiences who appreciate art, and how collections are made to tell national stories." - Book cover
List(s) this item appears in: New Acquisitions 2022
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Irish Collection 708 COU (Browse shelf) Checked out 07/07/2022 000436952

"This volume of essays explores a range of country house collections in Ireland, the UK, the US, and Europe. It examines how collections were built up over time, how they were dispersed or destroyed, and how they have been interpreted and valued. Among the topics considered are the impact of exhibitions, auctions, and tax systems, private versus institutional collectors, the range of audiences who appreciate art, and how collections are made to tell national stories." - Book cover

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