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Collection and display of Classical artlocked

  • Alexandra Bounia

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The underlying assumption of art collecting in the western tradition is that connoisseurship can impart social and political status. The origins of this assumption lie in the art collecting tradition of the Classical world and the development of an appreciation of objects and artists, the attribution of new qualities to them and the establishment of the art market, patronage and history of art....

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