Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - The Evolution of English Collecting by Edward Chaney

This book surveys for the first time the evolution of English collecting. Edward Chaney begins with the background history of European collecting, focusing in particular on Italy's formative role in this phenomenon, then sets English collecting in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries in context and draws together a unique collection of essays on the subject. The book deals with issues ranging from English collecting at the time of the Reformation, with all the tension that phenomenon produced in England's relationships with Rome, to the early Cecils and conflicts between English Protestantism and Catholic Italianate taste. The lives and achievements of great collectors and patrons are examined, and specific studies of the evolution of collections of paintings, sculptures, and prints in England are included as well.

Buy The Evolution of English Collecting by Edward Chaney from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780300102246
ISBN-10: 0300102240
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 177mm x 44mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 14-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - The Evolution of English Collecting by Edward Chaney

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Evolution of English Collecting book by Edward Chaney and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Edward Chaney

Edward Chaney is professor of fine and decorative arts and founding chair of the History of Collecting Research Centre at the Southampton Institute.

Books By Edward Chaney

Jacobean Grand Tour by Edward Chaney
Hardback, December 2013
$47.71
Obsessions: R. B. Kitaj (1932-2007) by Edward Chaney
Hardback, June 2012
$112.82
Evolution of the Grand Tour by Edward Chaney
Paperback, April 2000
$83.69