Art History: Research Tools: British Sales (1680–1780) Data Now Available in the Getty Provenance Index
From the Getty Research Institute:
The Getty Provenance Index now includes data for British sales from 1680–1780, a period when London was beginning to establish itself as a hub of the international art trade.
This release—which completes Phase II of a larger collaborative research project between the Getty’s Project for the Study of Collecting and Provenance and the National Gallery, London—adds a further 137,780 records from 1,085 catalogs to the index, bringing the total number of records in the British Sales database to over 450,000.
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