EVENT: Jewish Dealers and the European Art Market at London Art Week, Dec 6,7,9

Jaclyn Granick's picture

We are pleased to invite you to attend an online symposium, Jewish Dealers and the European Art Market c. 1850-1930, organised by the Jewish Country Houses project in partnership with the National Trust and in collaboration with The Gilbert Collection and London Art Week. Please register here for the events here: https://londonartweek.co.uk/symposium2021/

18.00 (GMT) / 13.00 (EST)

In conversation: Belonging and Betrayal - How Jews Made the Art World Modern

Charles Dellheim will be in conversation with James McAuley to discuss the publication of his new book, Belonging and Betrayal: How Jews Made the Art World Modern (Brandeis, 2021).


Charles Dellheim, Professor of History, Boston University, Boston

James McAuley, Contributing Columnist for the Washington Post, Paris


18.00 (GMT) / 13.00 (EST)

In conversation: Portrait of a Family: Sargent's Wertheimers

Jean Strouse will be in conversation with Caroline Corbeau-Parsons about her forthcoming book on the art dealer Asher Wertheimer and the artist John Singer Sargent, who painted twelve portraits of Wertheimer's family.


Jean Strouse, Independent scholar and writer, New York

Caroline Corbeau-Parsons, Curator of Drawings at Musée d'Orsay, Paris


18.00 (GMT) / 13.00 (EST)

The Jewish Contribution to Art Dealing in London

A roundtable discussion about the heritage of Jewish art and antiques dealerships in nineteenth and twentieth-century London. 


Martin Levy, Chairman of H. Blairman and Sons Ltd and member of the Spoliation Advisory Panel, UK

Cherith Summers, Director at Murphy & Partners, London

Alice Minter, Curator at the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Moderator: Thomas Marks, Writer and art critic, Associate fellow of The Warburg Institute, London and Trustee of Art UK


The Jewish Country Houses project is based at the University of Oxford and is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council [grant number AH/S006656/1].