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Dürer head the Old Masters

16 April 2011

Outside of the Gauguin prints, the highlight of the Sotheby’s prints auction was the set of woodcut star charts by Albert Durer (1471-1528) previewed in ATG no. 1981. Offered together they sold at £300,000, against a £120,000-180,000 estimate, to dealer Daniel Crouch.

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Putting your name on the map

9 April 2011

What a year this has been for antiquarian books and maps specialist Daniel Crouch. Just last September he made his debut as an independent dealer at the Haughtons’ New York fair, but I was really surprised to see him sharing a stand with Antiquariaat FORUM, the Dutch book and print dealers, in the TEFAF Paper section at Maastricht.

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The Round-up of the Little Big things

1 April 2011

De Barbari’s Map of Venice Sold for Seven Figure Sum.

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New auction record for a print by Paul Gauguin

5 March 2011

A Paul Gauguin print sells for $924,466 setting a new auction record for the artist. The print, called ‘Crouching Tahitian Woman Seen From The Back’, went for four times the pre-sale estimate.

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Brave new art dealers

2 March 2011

A new generation of specialist art dealers is making its mark, capitalising on lower rents and gaps in the market. Clive Aslet meets the rising stars.

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Nautical auctioneering: Georgina Adams dips into the vintage travel market

26 February 2011

With the world’s super-wealthy flitting between multiple homes, and sometimes even multiple yachts, one aspect of collecting is thriving. Anything to do with travel is growing, apparently: from antique maps, atlases and globes to vintage trunks, binoculars, travel books and photographs.

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Acquisitions

23 February 2011

The Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota. Jacopo de Barbari, map of Venice, 1500. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts has purchased a rare edition of Jacopo de Barbari’s 1500 map of Venice from UK book dealer Daniel Crouch for £lm. The three-metre-wide map which was in the Massèna (Duc de Rivoli) collection, is one of only 14 examples.

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Works with pen, needle and scissors. Finely drawn maps, detailed tapestries and hand-cut-out paper collages in the Polish folk art tradition spice up the winter.

9 February 2011

This year’s 20/21 Art Fair at the Royal College of Art February 17-20 justifies the ‘International’ now included in the title by having assembled art from at least 10 countries, as well as ‘Britain’. Unlike the same organisers’ Works on Paper fair in the autumn, this event is not limited by medium, and offers modern and contemporary photographs, ceramics and sculpture beside oil paintings, drawings, watercolours and prints.

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Daniel Crouch Rare Books’ Sale Of De Barbari’s ‘Map Of Venice’

9 February 2011

Jacopo de Barbari’s map of Venice has recently been sold by Daniel Crouch Rare Books to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts for a seven figure sum.

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Venetian dream for Daniel

5 February 2011

Some weeks ago, I wrote a name to note for 2011 was rare maps and atlases dealer Daniel Crouch, who set up on his own last autumn. Following a London debut exhibition in December he has made his first sale to a museum, with The Minneapolis Institute of Arts paying around £1m for Jacopo de Barbari’s 1500 map of Venice. A delighted Daniel, at present Oxford-based but seeking a London gallery, said: “We are extremely pleased to execute this type of transaction when we have only recently launched.”

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Weekend Life

4 February 2011

Venice, anyone? The Minneapolis Institute of Arts scores a magnificent traveling exhibit of Italian Renaissance art from the great Venetian painters, with Titian in the spotlight.

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Flip That Map!

3 February 2011

The 1699 map of North America by John Thornton that sold for something like £200,000 at auction last month is back on the market: the buyer, Daniel Crouch, is bringing the map to the Miami International Map Fair this weekend, where he hopes to sell it for more than twice that price. Via MapHist.

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