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Collecting and Provenance Research: Bibliography

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Caraffa, Costanza. Photo archives and the photographic memory of art history, Berlin: Deutscher Kunstverlag, 2011.

Provenance bibliography

Bibliography of texts and online resources devoted to provenance research

Appraising art: the definitive guide to appraising the fine and decorative arts, New York : Appraisers Association of America, 2013.


The Association of American Museums. “The Nazi-Era Provenance Internet Portal Project.”  http://www.nepip.org/  (retrieved May 22, 2015)

Gail Feigenbaum and Inge Reist, eds. Provenance: an alternate history of art, Los Angeles, CA: Getty Research Institute, 2012.


Getty Research Institute. The Getty provenance index [electronic resource], Pasadena, CA: The Getty Information Institute, 1996-.

International Provenance Research Colloquium (2004: American Association of Museums). Vitalizing memory: international perspectives on provenance research, Washington, DC: American Association of Museums, c2005.

Jones, Lois Swan. Art information and the internet: how to find it, how to use it, Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press, 1999.

Leab, Daniel J. The auction companion, New York: Harper & Row, c1981.

McNulty, Tom. Art market research: a guide to methods and sources, Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Co., Publishers, c2006.


Pearson, David. Provenance research in book history: a handbook, London: British Library; New Castle, DE: Oak Knoll Press, 1998. 


Reynolds, Lisa. “An art provenance research guide for the researcher and librarian : a list of resources.” MA Thesis, University of North Carolina, 2008.

Yeide, Nancy H. The AAM guide to provenance research, Washington, DC: American Association of Museums, c2001.