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

The Luxembourgs in Late Medieval Europe (Prague, 26-27 March 20) (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)

Tricks of the Trade: Duveen Brothers and the Market for the Decorative Arts, 1880–1940 (Los Angeles, 15 April 2020) (click here for more details)

Objects of Devotion (Toronto, 17-18 April 20) (click here for more details)

New Media Art Archiving, ISEA2020 (Montreal, 18 May 2020) (click here for more details)

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)

Collectionner: acteurs, lieux et valeur(s) (Paris, 15-16 June 2020) (click here for more details)

Inside the exhibition (Rome, 16-17 June 20) (click here for more details)

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

The Art of the Dealer (London, 26 June 20) (click here for more details)

Summer School: Art Markets (Antwerp, 6-10 July 2020) (click here for more details)

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

Angelica Kauffman Study Day (London, 16 September 20) (click here for more details)

Antiquities, the Art Market and Collecting (London, 17-18 September 2020) (click here for more details)

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

Shaping Museum Futures (Valletta, 4-6 November 20) (click here for more details)

Revivals in the Decorative Arts (Lisbon, 14-16 Oct 20) (click here for more details)

Sessions at SECAC 2020 (Richmond, 21-24 Oct 20) (click here for more details)


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