Past & Present in Art & Taste: Selected essays by Frances Haskell


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Published by Yale University Press, 1987. First edition. Hardcover, cloth. Quarto. 255pp. Illustrated. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket.

Oxford art historian Haskell continues his study of the changing nature of artistic taste begun in Patrons and Painters (1963) and continued (with Nicholas Penny) in Taste and the Antique (4/1/81) through an exploration of the careers of several 18th- and 19th-century collectors.