Selling Art in Georgian London: The Rise of Arthur Pond.
Pond [c. 1705 to 1758] was an engraver, painter, print-seller, art dealer and collector. Based on Pond's papers and account journals, this lively book reconstructs his working environment and methods during a time when the art world was shifting from a reliance on patronage to a commercial system. Near fine condition. Yale University Press, New Haven and London. 1983. Hb, DJ. USED. $45.00