Old Masters: signatures and monograms : 1400-born 1800

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Scarecrow Press, 1996 - Antiques & Collectibles - 379 pages
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This work is the only signature book focusing on signature examples of Old Master paintings, drawings, prints and other art work. There are 2,700 signature examples of 1,700 artists...Listed in alphabetical order, each example includes the data on the artist's nationality, birth and death dates, bibliographic information, and auction data...This book provides valuable and needed research information. It is well researched and very much needed by anyone who has any interest in old master art work or may expect to own or purchase old paintings. It is well recommended. --THE ANTIQUER'S GUIDE

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\John Castagno is a multimedia artist and sculptor. He has been an art researcher for the past forty years and also lectures on art and on art as an investment. Mr. Castagno's recent books include Abstract Artists: Signatures and Monograms, An International Directory, From 1900 (2007), American Artists II: Signatures and Monograms, From 1800 (2007), Artists' Monograms and Indiscernible Signatures II: An International Directory, From 1900 (2007), and European Artists II: Signatures and Monograms, From 1800 (2007).

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