Issues of Provenance in the Last Emperor’s Art Collecting
Provenance: An Alternate History of Art
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.
“Issues of Provenance in the Last Emperor’s Art Collecting.” Provenance: An Alternate History of Art, Gail Feigenbaum and Inge Reist, eds., Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2012.