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The Society for the History of Collecting welcomes you to join in the discussion on the following topics:

Prized Possessions: Dutch Paintings from the National Trust Houses

The Paston Treasure Exhibition: The Word in a Microcosm

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Upcoming Conferences

Collecting and Display: Pioneering New York Art Dealers and the Genesis of the American Auction Style (London, 10 February 2020) (click here for more details)

The Collector and Cultural Narratives (Chicago 12-15 February 2020) (click here for more details)

Seminaire Histoire des collections du marche de l’art (Paris, 18 February – 9 June 2020) (click here for more details)

CFP: Cultural Interactions Between Latin America and Eastern Europe (19 February 2020) (click here for more details)

Collecting and Display: Collecting and Provenance: A Multidisciplinary Approach (London, 9 March 2020) (click here for more details)

Study Day on Nineteenth-Century French Drawings (Cleveland, 13 March 2020) (click here for more details)

Collecting, Antiquities, and Eighteenth-Century Art (St. Louis, 19-21 March 2020) (click here for more details)

Willem Goeree and the production of knowledge (The Hague, 27 March 20) (click here for more details)

Session at AAH (Newcastle, 1-3 Apr 20) (click here for more details)

A New Look at Filippo Baldinucci (Philadelphia, 2-4 April 2020) (click here for more details)

Exhausted with Antiquity (Philadelphia, 2-4 Apr 2020) (click here for more details)

CFP: Tools for the Future – Researching Art Market Practices from Past to Present Workshop 5 (4-5 June 2020, Ljubljana, Slovenia) (click here for more details)

Relics and the Arts between Europe and America (Bogota, 8-12 June 2020) (click here for more details)

Jewish Collectors and Patterns of Taste (Paris, 22-23 June 2020) (click here for more details)

2 Sessions at EAUH 2020 (Antwerp, 2-5 September 2020) (click here for more details)

CFP: Beyond Borders – The key for art market power (2-3 November 2020, Lisbon, Portugal) (click here for more details)


For more details on upcoming conferences on the subject of the history of collecting, please click here.