Apollo and Vulcan

Apollo and Vulcan

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Guido Guerzoni presents the results of fifteen years of research into one of the more hotly debated topics among historians of art and of economics: the history of art markets. Dedicating equal attention to current thought in the fields of economics, economic history, and art history, Guerzoni offers a broad and far-reaching analysis of the Italian scene, highlighting the existence of different forms of commercial interchange and diverse kinds of art markets. In doing so he ranges beyond painting and sculpture, to examine as well the economic drivers behind architecture, decorative and sumptuary arts, and performing or ephemeral events. Organized by thematic areas (the ethics and psychology of consumption, an analysis of the demand, labor markets, services, prices, laws) that cover a large chronological period (from the 15th through the 17th century), various geographical areas, and several institution typologies, this book offers an exhaustive and up-to-date study of an increasingly fascinating topic.2001. a€œProblemi del collezionismo a Roma nel secolo xvii.a€ In Geografia del collezionismo: Italia e Francia tra il xvi e il xviii secolo, ... a€œThe Formation of the Working Classes: Johna#39;s Ruskin a#39;Fors Clavigeraa#39; as a Manual of Cultural Literacy.

Title:Apollo and Vulcan
Author:Guido Guerzoni
Publisher:MSU Press - 2011-06-01


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