TITLE

Gift exchange and art collecting: Padre Sebastiano Resta's drawing albums

AUTHOR(S)
Warwick, Genevieve
PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Dec97, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p630
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the social structure of gift giving among art collectors in early modern Italy. Focus on drawings collector Padre Sebastiano Resta; Objective of Resta's gift exchange; Social characteristics of gift exchange as an economic system in early modern Europe; Collection of art as the definer of social status.
ACCESSION #
121817

 

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