A Question of Attribution: Art connoisseurship in the by Christopher Hodkinson PDF

By Christopher Hodkinson

ISBN-10: 0992782503

ISBN-13: 9780992782504

ISBN-10: 0992782511

ISBN-13: 9780992782511

a question of Attribution tells the tale of a notable cultural trip related to a few of the world’s maximum work.

By the early 19th century, Britain had develop into a treasure apartment of paintings. yet a lot of those work weren't, as their vendors believed, through the nice artists of the Italian Renaissance - a few have been copies, a few have been outright forgeries, and lots of extra have been wrongly attributed.

Because artwork scholarship used to be in its relative infancy, questions of attribution, authenticity, and caliber have been infrequently requested and, in the event that they have been, will be not likely to obtain an authoritative resolution.

The level was once set for the emergence paintings connoisseurs with the data, program, and talents to start answering those questions.

Christopher Hodkinson is a free-lance author. He holds a doctorate from Lancaster collage the place he's additionally a teach in Italian culture.

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