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Collecting Histories and Collecting Mysteries: Great Art Collectors of America's Gilded Age

Date
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Time
07:00 PM–08:00 PM

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Collecting Histories and Collecting Mysteries: Great Art Collectors of America's Gilded Age

Inge Reist will bring alive the personalities of Gilded Age collectors as they formed some of America’s most dazzling and admired collections. Her talk will also explore their motivations and methods of acquisition, as well as their philanthropic legacies. Reist is Director of the Center for the History of Collecting at the Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library.

This Gilded Age Talk celebrates the new installation From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story.

About the Speaker
Inge Reist is Director of the Center for the History of Collecting at the Frick Collection and Frick Art Reference Library, where she was also the chief of Research Collections and Programs and head of the Photoarchive until 2013. Her research and publications have focused on Italian Renaissance and Baroque art as well as on the history of collecting. Dr. Reist received her Ph.D. from Columbia University; she is the co-editor of Provenance: An Alternate History of Art (2012) and Collecting Spanish Art: Spain’s Golden Age and America’s Gilded Age (2012). She lectures widely on collecting and the art market at conferences, museums, and academic venues. She serves on several advisory and editorial boards, and from 2005 to 2011 she was Chairman of the Association of Research Institutes in Art History.

This event is generously co-sponsored by the Museum Trustee Association and Bonhams.

 

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