Storage room at Duveen Brothers gallery, New York, n.d. Getty Research Institute, 2007.D.1

Tricks of the Trade: Duveen Brothers and the Market for the Decorative Arts, 1880–1940


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Drawing from her publication, Duveen Brothers and the Market for Decorative Arts, 1880–1940 (2019), curator and professor Charlotte Vignon discusses the commercial strategies and the relationships with preeminent collectors, including J. P. Morgan, that led this prominent art and antiques dealer to dominate the transatlantic art market from the late 19th to the mid-20th century.

Charlotte Vignon is director of the French National Museum of Ceramics at Sèvres.

This program is part of the For the Field series, which brings together a range of professionals from across the arts, cultural heritage, and library sectors to promote the development of active practitioners and inspire collaboration within the community.

The conversation will be available on the Getty Research Institute YouTube channel following the event.

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