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Author Ginhoven, Sandra van, author.

Title Connecting art markets : Guilliam Forchondt's dealership in Antwerp (c. 1632-78) and the overseas paintings trade / by Sandra van Ginhoven.

Publication Info. Boston : Brill, 2016.

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Description 1 online resource
Series Studies in the history of collecting & art markets ; volume 1
Studies in the history of collecting & art markets ; v. 1.
Note Outgrowth of the author's thesis (doctoral--Duke University, 2015) under the title: Role of the Antwerp painter-dealer Guilliam Forchondt in the large-scale distribution of new imagery in Europe and the Americas during the seventeenth century.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1 Art Dealers as Cultural Agents: The Case of Guilliam Forchondt; 1.1 A Markets Approach to Early Modern European and Latin American Art; 1.2 Art Dealers in Early Modern Art and Markets History; Guilliam Forchondt as Case Study; Chapter 2 The Southern Netherlands Factor in the Transatlantic Paintings Trade; 2.1 Transatlantic Art Trade through Shipping Documents; 2.2 The Transatlantic Journey and Traffic; The Planning Stage; The Transatlantic Journey; Transatlantic Traffic during the Seventeenth Century.
Flemish Merchants in the American Trade2.3 Transatlantic Art Trade Flows, 1630-80; Artworks in the Carrera de Indias; 2.4 Selling Paintings from the Southern Netherlands in the New World; Reactions in Mexico and Peru to the Competition; Chapter 3 The Forchondt Business Model; 3.1 Antwerp's Painting Industry and Guilliam Forchondt; 3.2 The Forchondt Business; Valuation and Scope of the Business; Products, Processes and Profits; 3.3 Market Dynamics and the Changing Structure of the Firm; The Family Business; Contracting and Subcontracting Arrangements; Suppliers; Agents and Buyers.
Chapter 4 Marketing Paintings through their Characteristics4.1 Antwerp Art Production for Exports and Buyers' Preferences; 4.2 Preferences for Paintings by Geographical Location; The Southern Netherlands; The Dutch Republic; France; Vienna and German Cities; The Iberian Peninsula and the Americas; Chapter 5 The Long-Distance Commercial Network with Spain and the Americas; 5.1 Early Modern Commercial Networks in the Art Trade; 5.2 Guilliam Forchondt's Commercial Network; Scope and Scale of Forchondt's Commercial Relationships; Shipping and Financial Intermediaries for the Iberian Peninsula.
Forchondt's Art Trade Network with Spain and the AmericasChapter 6 Dealer Behavior in Spain and the Americas; 6.1 Flemish Paintings for the Iberian Peninsula and the New World; 6.2 Production and Reproduction of Paintings; 6.3 Dissemination of Multiple Originals and Adaptability of Visual Motifs; 6.4 Painters, Dealers and the Market for Paintings in Seville, Cadiz, Mexico and Peru; Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography; Unpublished Primary Sources; Published Primary Sources; Secondary Sources; Index.
Summary "Connecting Art Markets proposes that vertically-integrated art dealers operating on a large scale acted as cultural mediators, and offers an aggregate view that connects artistic and market developments at both sides of the Atlantic."--Publisher description.
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Subject Forchondt, Guilliam, 1608-1678.
Art dealers -- Belgium -- Antwerp -- History -- 17th century.
Painting -- Marketing -- History -- 17th century.
Painting -- Collectors and collecting -- History -- 17th century.
Chronological Term 1600-1699
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History.
Other Form: Print version: Ginhoven, Sandra van. Connecting art markets. Boston : Brill, 2016 9789004319745 (DLC) 2016041112
ISBN 9789004334830 (electronic bk.)
9004334831 (electronic bk.)
9789004319745 ((hardback) ; alk. paper)