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Stefano Bardini e Wilhelm Bode 9788859606680

Stefano Bardini e Wilhelm Bode

Mercanti e connaisseur fra Ottocento e Novecento

ISBN-10: 8859606683
ISBN-13: 9788859606680
PUBLISHER: Polistampa
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Product Description: English summary: This study of the correspondence between Stefano Bardini and Wilhelm Bode, two of the most important figures in the antiquarian trade between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, sheds light on the international art market, the construction of taste, museum management and networks that bridged the spheres of politics, commerce and art. Italian art. Italian description: Lo studio, del tutto inedito, prende le mosse dal rinvenimento del carteggio privato intercorso tra l'antiquario Stefano Bardini e Wilhelm Bode tra il 1875 e il 1920, un periodo cruciale della storia dell'antiquariato. La caratura dei due protagonisti fornisce la misura dell'importanza di questa ricognizione: da un lato il principe degli antiquari che per decenni influenzo il mercato dell'arte, dall'altro il massimo storico dell'arte nella Germania guglielmina che ebbe un ruolo di primo piano nei traffici internazionali di opere d'arte provenienti, in particolare, dall'Italia. Il fondo epistolare, che testimonia gli assidui rapporti tra Stefano Bardini e Wilhelm von Bode per quasi mezzo secolo, non solo introduce a un'appassionante ricostruzione della relazione tra due grandissimi, ma permette anche di entrare nell'officina internazionale del gusto Bardini che, attraverso Bode e la Prussia, avrebbe raggiunto i musei tedeschi mentre sul versante opposto veniva esportato negli Stati Uniti e fatto proprio da collezionisti e direttori di musei. Il volume, attraverso un esemplare utilizzo e una sistematica classificazione del fondo epistolare del Bardini conosciuto soltanto in minima parte e ancora largamente inedito, apporta sostanziali novita su questo sodalizio mercantile, offrendo altresi spunti importanti sull'incrocio e sulle delicate interferenze tra settori diversi quali arte e politica, tra commercio antiquario e genesi delle raccolte private, tra gestione museale, arredi d'interni e proposte allestitive. Scritti introduttivi di Cristina Acidini, Cristina De Benedictis, Michele Gremigni, Matteo Renzi Con un saggio di Antonella Nesi

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PAGES: 288
CATEGORY: Antiques & Collectibles, Art, Biography & Autobiography

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