Recent coverage of Daniel Crouch Rare Books and rare maps and atlases in the media.
27 October 2017
The European Fine Art Fair, known as TEFAF and held every March in the southern Dutch city of Maastricht, had a reputation for stability: the same dealers year after year, bringing their choicest paintings, furniture, and diamond brooches to a well-heeled collector base. But a roiling art market, and increasingly eclectic tastes, led the Dutch fair to set out for New York — and to establish a pair of satellite events, spring and fall, that brought the gentility of Maastricht to a new American crowd.
20 October 2017
Before the iPhone and Google maps, the must-have portable geographical gadget was the pocket globe.
12 March 2017
La cita holandesa confirma la tendencia de 2016: los coleccionistas prefieren la confidencialidad de las compras privadas; claves de la presencia argentina
9 March 2017
Tefaf a Maastricht, la fiera d’arte e antiquariato più importante del mondo che si svolge nel polo fieristico MECC stamattina ha aperto i battenti ai collezionisti e accoglierà i visitatori fino al 19 marzo. Già ieri sera una assaggio delle opere in fiera è stata offerta ai collezionisti ospiti della cena di gala: i 275 galleristi presenti con opere dall’epoca egizia ai giorni nostri erano negli stand per gli ultimi ritocchi. Le opere rigorosamente sottoposte al vetting (verifica di autenticità e provenienza) hanno un valore assicurato di oltre 3 miliardi di euro. La fiera, palcoscenico per mercanti d’arte e specialisti di tutto il mondo, presenta opere preziose, in una panoramica di oltre 7.000 anni di storia, acune sono offerte sul mercato per la prima volta dopo decenni.
7 March 2017
Politics and arts come together at the thirtieth edition of Tefaf Maastricht, which opens Friday 10th of March. The British dealer in rare books and prints Daniel Crouch is furnishing a themed stand on Europe and Brexit. ‘A joke of course, but with a serious tone to it,’ he says. Because through a variety of costly atlases and old maps he makes it clear to the public that our idea of the age-old European nation states with each their own national identity is nothing more than a myth.
3 February 2017
Daniel Crouch Rare Books of 4 Bury Street, St. James, London has recently opened a shop in New York at 24 East 64th Street. The firm is a specialist in antique atlases, maps, plans, sea charts and voyages dating from the fifteenth to the nineteenth centuries, and is a partnership founded by Daniel Crouch and Nick Trimming.
3 February 2017
The British rare maps and books dealer Daniel Crouch is preparing a Brexit-themed booth for his stand at the Tefaf art fair in Maastricht, the Netherlands city made famous for its role in the European Union’s recent history. Crouch, who opened a new space in New York in January, says his fair booth will explore “the myth of boundaries and the nation state”.