London and the Emergence of a European Art Market (c.1780–1820)

London and the Emergence of a European Art Market (c.1780–1820)

Day One

Date and time

Friday 21 June 2013, 10am–5.30pm

Sainsbury Wing Theatre

Tickets

Buy tickets for Day One: £40/£30 concessions (£10 students with valid student ID)

Buy tickets for both days: £65/£40 concessions (£20 students with valid student ID)

Day One: Programme

10am   
Registration

10.30am 

Welcome and introduction
Nicholas Penny, The National Gallery, London

10.35am 

What's in the data? Visualising the Getty Provenance Index®
Christian Huemer, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, and Maximilian Schich, University of Texas, Dallas

Session 1: Collections

Moderator: Adriana Turpin, Institut d’Etudes Supérieures des Arts / University of Warwick

11.00am

Collecting patterns for London: from private museums to commercial art galleries
Camilla Murgia, Université de Neuchâtel

11.25am

Break with refreshments

11.45am

Angelica Kauffman: the acquisition and dispersal of an artist’s collection, 1782–1825
Wendy Wassyng Roworth, University of Rhode Island

12.10pm

A surprising art auction: the George Watson-Taylor sale in 1823
Elodie Goëssant, Université Paris-Sorbonne IV

12.35pm

Discussion

1.00pm

End of Session 1 and lunch break (lunch is not provided)

Session 2: Agents

Moderator: Gail Feigenbaum, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles

2.00pm

From jack-of-all-trades to professional: the development of the early modern picture dealer in 18th-century London
Julia Armstrong-Totten, Independent Scholar, Los Angeles

2.25pm

The Trumbull sale of 1797: players in the Paris-London art market during the French Revolution
Sarah Bakkali, Université Paris X Nanterre

2.50pm

Pierre-Joseph Lafontaine (1758-1835) and the formation of European private collections
Carole Blumenfeld, Palais Fesch-Musée des Beaux-arts d’Ajaccio

3.15pm

Break with refreshments

3.45pm

Thomas Hope and Gioacchino Marini: Roman agent ‘de’ signori inglesi’
Maria Celeste Cola, Sapienza Università di Roma

4.10pm

Spanish art dealers in the United Kingdom
Ana Maria García Fernández, Universidad de Oviedo

4.35pm

Discussion

5.30pm

End of Session 2 and close

Please note that there will be refreshment breaks, however lunch is not provided for delegates.

Organised by the Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, and the National Gallery, London

The Getty Research Institute

Image above: detail from Flemish, Cognoscenti in a Room hung with Pictures, about 1620

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