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The story of ‘China Jim’ and the lust for Chinese Summer Palace gold (2 Feb, 2021)

The Society for the History of Collecting Invites you to its Online Lecture  ‘The love of gain is most contagious…’ (Robert Swinhoe, 1861): The story of ‘China Jim’ and the lust for Chinese Summer Palace gold. By Professor Nick Pearce, University of Glasgow 2 February, 2021 at 6.30pm GMT / 1.30pm EST / 10.30am PST … Continue reading The story of ‘China Jim’ and the lust for Chinese Summer Palace gold (2 Feb, 2021)

Talking Drawings: A Conversation with Collectors (23 Jan, 2021)

Talking Drawings: A Conversation with Collectors Saturday, January 23, 1pm Online Event Moderated by Jennifer Tonkovich of The Morgan Library & Museum In Partnership with Master Drawings New York Since most of us have spent the past year largely in the company of our partners and possessions, this year's Conversation features couples who have built … Continue reading Talking Drawings: A Conversation with Collectors (23 Jan, 2021)

Seminar Collection: Édouard André and Nélie Jacquemart: Two Collectors of Late 19th Century Italian Art (Online, 19 January 2021, 6.30pm CET)

Seminar Collection: Édouard André and Nélie Jacquemart: Two Collectors of Late 19th Century Italian Art Left: Street façade of the Hôtel Jacquemart-André in 1913 - © Fond Bulloz, 1913; Right: Édouard and Nélie André, 19th century, photography - © Paris, Musée Jacquemart-André, Institut de France. January 19th 2021, online (Zoom), 6.30-8.00 pm Paris Time Speaker: Giancarla … Continue reading Seminar Collection: Édouard André and Nélie Jacquemart: Two Collectors of Late 19th Century Italian Art (Online, 19 January 2021, 6.30pm CET)

REMINDER: Seminar for Collecting and Display on Collector Charles Henfrey (Online, 18 January 2021 at 6pm)

Seminar for Collecting and Display Online Monday 6.00 pm (GMT) 18 January, 2021 Charles Henfrey (1818-1891) Collector Laura Canella This paper explores the story of an English engineer and art collector, who lived between England, Italy and India, working on different railway projects on the behalf of the English crown. He was the owner of … Continue reading REMINDER: Seminar for Collecting and Display on Collector Charles Henfrey (Online, 18 January 2021 at 6pm)

CONF: Sammlungen – Provenienz – Kulturelles Erbe 5.0 (online, 22-23 Jan 21)

Subject: CONF: Sammlungen - Provenienz - Kulturelles Erbe 5.0 (online, 22-23 Jan 21) Online / Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, 22.–23.01.2021 Anmeldeschluss: 20.01.2021 Sammlungen – Provenienz – Kulturelles Erbe 5.0 Eine Kooperation der Fächer Geschichte, Kunstgeschichte und Museologie der Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg PROGRAMM Freitag, 22. Januar 14:00 Begrüßung 14:15–16:30 BLOCK 1 – Kulturelle Kontaktzonen und koloniale Kontexte Prof. Dr. … Continue reading CONF: Sammlungen – Provenienz – Kulturelles Erbe 5.0 (online, 22-23 Jan 21)