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Title El Greco comes to America : the discovery of a modern old master / edited by Inge Reist and José Luis Colomer.
Edition First edition.
Publisher New York : The Frick Collection : Center for Spain in America ; Madrid : Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica, 2017.
©2017
Description pages cm
Location Call Number Vol./Copy Status Information
 Frick Book Stacks  ND813.T4 G663 2017    AVAILABLE
 Frick Reading Room  ND813.T4 G663 2017 (Cabinet 16) c.2  AVAILABLE
Note "This volume evolved from the Symposium "El Greco Comes to America: The Discovery of a Modern Old Master," organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, with generous support from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation; New York, January 26, 2015."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary In 2014, to mark the four-hundredth anniversary of El Greco's death and the appeal of his art in America, major museums mounted exhibitions of paintings which came to their collections as a result of "Grecomania", a collecting trend seemingly inspired by Knoedler Gallery's exhibition of the artist's work in 1904. The Frick Collection's symposium focused on the development of American collectors' taste for El Greco's works.
Contents Preface / Inge Reist and Jose Luis Colomer -- Collecting El Greco in nineteenth-century Europe: the pre-history of Grecomania / Ellen Prokop -- The Cult of El Greco: El Grecophilitis in Philadelphia / Richard L. Kagan -- A Painter's painter: El Greco and Boston / Ronni Baer -- The Madrazos and the New York collectors of El Greco / Amaya Alzaga Ruiz -- El Greco at the Phillips Collection / Jose Luis Colomer -- El Greco at The Hispanic Society of America / Marcus B. Burke -- Henry Clay Frick and El Greco / Xavier F. Salomon -- El Greco in Chicago / Rebecca J. Long -- Stranger in a strange land: El Greco in New York exhibitions, 1912 to 2014 / Susan Grace Galassi -- Epilogue: the many facets of El Greco / Jonathan Brown.
LC subject Greco, 1541?-1614 -- Congresses.
Other subject Greco, 1541?-1614.
LC subject Painting, Spanish -- Collectors and collecting -- United States -- Congresses.
Other subject Painting, Spanish -- Collectors and collecting.
United States.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Other author Reist, Inge Jackson, editor.
Colomer, José Luis, editor.
Related corporate bodies Center for the History of Collecting, host institution.
Frick Collection, issuing body, host institution.
Center for Spain in America, issuing body.
Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica, issuing body.
Other meeting El Greco Comes to America: the Discovery of a Modern Old Master (Conference) (2015 : New York, N.Y.)
ISBN 9780912114712 (alk. paper)
0912114711
9788415245735 (Centro de Estudios Europa Hispanica)
8415245734
WorldCat no. 1006517316

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