Title

Issues of Provenance in the Last Emperor’s Art Collecting

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2012

Publication Title

Provenance: An Alternate History of Art

Department

Art

Abstract

A re-examination of the importance and legacy of provenance in the history of art. It goes beyond the narrow definition of the term provenance, which addresses only the bare facts of ownership and transfer, to explore ideas about the origins and itineraries of objects, consider the historical uses of provenance research.

pp.

34-65