From Lely To Lawrence: The Artist As Collector Of Drawings.
Artists have always collected drawings, from the 16th century, Giorgio Vasari was one of the first collectors of drawings, though he is best known today as the author of the Lives of the Artists. As a collector, his Libro de' Disegni represented one of the first systematic and extensive collections of drawings to be made.read more
Crispian Riley-Smith is launching a new art business.
Crispian Riley-Smith has launched an art valuations and consultancy business. Article from Antiques Trade Gazette 12th October 2019.read more
A day in the life of…
Crispian Riley-Smith chronicles a day in the life of a dealer.read more
Reasons to be cheerful
Crispian Riley-Smith looks at the importance of regional sale rooms in the fine art market - and how to add value by the most careful research.read more
This Article First Appeared In Apollo Magazine, September 2007. For further information see this link www.apollo-magazine.comread more