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Collecting Impressions: Six Centuries of Print Connoisseurship, Part I of IV (Virtual Event)

Antony Griffiths, Former Keeper, Department of Prints and Drawings, British Museum, presents the keynote in a series of four free lectures on the history of collecting prints co-organized by the Center for the History of Collecting and The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Department of Drawings and Prints. The series is sponsored by the IFPDA foundation and takes place on four consecutive Wednesdays during Print Month: October 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th at 12pm.

The Print Collector and the Printseller
In recent years much has been written about print collectors but very little about printsellers. Yet the two depend on each other. No dealer can operate without customers, and no-one can collect without someone to buy from. This talk will explore the relationship of the two over the past five centuries, and trace the development of the print trade during this period. It concludes with some personal reminiscences about the changes seen over the past half-century.

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