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Courtauld family

Stephen T. Clarke, Harley Preston and Lin Barton.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Metalwork; Financial Aspects of Art; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 940 words.

English family of silversmiths, industrialists, collectors, and patrons, of French origin. The family originated from the town of St Pierre on the Ile d’Oléron off La Rochelle. They...

Frick, Henry Clay

Sally Webster.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art; Book Arts and Illustration; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 787 words.

(b West Overton, PA, Dec 19, 1849; d New York, Dec 2, 1919).

American industrialist, collector, and museum creator. Frick received little formal education and went to work at...

Parsons [née Pierson], Betty

A. Deirdre Robson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Painting; Financial Aspects of Art; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 734 words.

(Bierne)

(b New York, Jan 31, 1900; d New York, Aug 23, 1982).

American dealer, collector and painter. She came from a wealthy New York family and married Schuyler...

Saatchi, Charles

John A. Walker.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Graphic Design and Typography; Financial Aspects of Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 514 words.

(b June 9, 1943).

British collector and patron. With his brother Maurice (b 1946), he was one of the major shareholders in one of the largest international advertising...

Sotheby’s

James Miller.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Financial Aspects of Art; Book Arts and Illustration; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 1351 words.

Auction house founded in London by Samuel Baker (1713–78), a bookseller. His first recorded auction sale was of the library of Sir John Stanley on 11 March 1744 in the Great Room, over...