Inside Christie’s


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Herbert, John


Keyword(s):
Geschichte (1959-1985) Christie, Manson & Woods. Christie, Manson and Woods


Year:
1990


Pages:
407, [16] p. of plates


Publisher:
St. Martin's Press


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
21563304


Label:
Box 51


Notes:
ill. ; 24 cm. A bad day for El Greco -- "Come to the Savoy, Sir Alec" -- Goodbye to the old guard -- Fighting to survive -- Our men in Havana -- The Augustus John Studio sale -- The Northwick Park Collection and the Ring -- How Rembrandt's Titus was sold -- The specious orator -- Not "just gentlemen..." -- Tokyo here we come -- "Two million two hundred thousand guineas. Any more?" -- The gap closes -- The hot seat -- Christie's goes public -- The buyer's premium -- Peter the Great and Ivan the Terrible -- A bad first night in New York -- The Chanel Wardrobe sale -- Henry Ford's impressionists -- "Just say they were sold, John" -- Downfall in New Bond Street -- The Chatsworth drawings -- The end of an innings -- The art market and its future -- Christie's great surge forward. Includes bibliographical references and index. John Herbert. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: N8604.C47; Dewey: 380.1/457/06542132


ISBN:
ISBN: 031204609X; 9780312046095 LCCN: 90-36121


Edition:
1st. U.S.


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