02 March 2011
Brave new art dealersCountry Life
A new generation of specialist art dealers is making its mark, capitalising on lower rents and gaps in the market. Clive Aslet meets the rising stars.
26 February 2011
Nautical auctioneering: Georgina Adams dips into the vintage travel marketFinancial Times
With the world's super-wealthy flitting between multiple homes, and sometimes even multiple yachts, one aspect of collecting is thriving. Anything to do with travel is growing, apparently: from antique maps, atlases and globes to vintage trunks, binoculars, travel books and photographs.
23 February 2011
AcquisitionsThe Art Newspaper
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts Minnesota. Jacopo de Barbari, map of Venice, 1500. The Minneapolis Institute of Arts has purchased a rare edition of Jacopo de Barbari's 1500 map of Venice from UK book dealer Daniel Crouch for £lm. The three-metre-wide map which was in the Massèna (Duc de Rivoli) collection, is one of only 14 examples.
09 February 2011
Daniel Crouch Rare Books’ Sale Of De Barbari’s ‘Map Of Venice’lussorian.com
Jacopo de Barbari's map of Venice has recently been sold by Daniel Crouch Rare Books to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts for a seven figure sum.
Daniel Crouch Rare Books is a specialist dealer in antique atlases, maps, plans, sea charts and globes.
09 February 2011
Works with pen, needle and scissors. Finely drawn maps, detailed tapestries and hand-cut-out…Country Life
Works with pen, needle and scissors. Finely drawn maps, detailed tapestries and hand-cut-out paper collages in the Polish folk art tradition spice up the winter.
05 February 2011
Venetian dream for DanielAntiques Trade Gazette
Some weeks ago, I wrote a name to note for 2011 was rare maps and atlases dealer Daniel Crouch, who set up on his own last autumn. Following a London debut exhibition in December he has made his first sale to a museum, with The Minneapolis Institute of Arts paying around £1m for Jacopo de Barbari's 1500 map of Venice. A delighted Daniel, at present Oxford-based but seeking a London gallery, said: "We are extremely pleased to execute this type of transaction when we have only recently launched."