A Market for Merchant Princes: Collecting Italian Renaissance Paintings in America

Thumbnail image of the symposium's program cover featuring Titian's "Portrait of a Man in a Red Cap", ca. 1510.

Presented at The Frick Collection by the Center for the History of Collecting in America, Frick Art Reference Library. Twelve invited speakers explored how American collectors developed a passion for Italian Renaissance art, and how their taste and knowledge were shaped by travel, dealers, experts, and advisers.

The symposium is made possible through the generosity of the Robert H. Smith Family Foundation.

Interview with The Frick Collections' Inge Reist on Collectors & Merchant Princes, ARTINFO (International Edition), November 1, 2010, interview by Homa Nasab