Great Collectors of Our Time. Art Collecting Since 1945

Great Collectors of Our Time. Art Collecting Since 1945
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Great Collectors of Our Time. Art Collecting Since 1945Great Collectors of Our Time. Art Collecting Since 1945Great Collectors of Our Time. Art Collecting Since 1945

James Stourton.

Scala. London. 2007. First edition, first printing. Hardback; black cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. 416 pages. Illustrated throughout in colour and b&w. English. 265 x 205mm. 1.7kg. 9781857595147. Near fine, in near fine dust jacket.

James Stourton's survey of Post-War art collectors and their collections. Since 1945 the scope of collecting has expanded, with the focus shifting from the European art of the Renaissance and Impressionists to a more global and contemporary outlook. Collectors featured include the Rothschilds, Givenchy, Yves Saint Laurent, Francois Pinault, Stavros Niarchos, the Mellons, the Wrightsmans and the Rockefellers, Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza, Roland Penrose, Alistair McAlpine, Charles Saatchi, Daniel Katz, Giovanni Agnelli and Franco Maria Ricci. Many of the collectors contributed personally to the book.

Price :  £70.00