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Montias, John Michael 1928-2005

Overview
Works: 153 works in 403 publications in 6 languages and 9,791 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  History  Catalogs  Catalogues raisonnés  Conference papers and proceedings  Inventories  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Editor, Contributor, Other
Classifications: ND653.V5, 759.9492
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about John Michael Montias
 
Most widely held works by John Michael Montias
Vermeer and his milieu : a web of social history by John Michael Montias( Book )

26 editions published between 1982 and 1997 in 4 languages and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leven en werk van Johannes Vermeer (van Delft ; 1632-1675)
Artists and artisans in Delft : a socio-economic study of the seventeenth century by John Michael Montias( Book )

14 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jan Vermeer by Arthur K Wheelock( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and Dutch and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproductions and text present critical commentary on the artist and his work
Central planning in Poland by John Michael Montias( Book )

26 editions published between 1962 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economic development in Communist Rumania by John Michael Montias( Book )

16 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The structure of economic systems by John Michael Montias( Book )

20 editions published between 1976 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vermeer by Albert Blankert( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mystery underlying Vermeer's use of light and perspective has led to an almost cult-like appreciation of his work. This title profiles his life and works within the context of contemporary artists of the period, and examines his social and domestic environment and how they shaped his work
East European integration and East-West trade( Book )

11 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Public and private spaces : works of art in seventeenth-century Dutch houses by John Loughman( Book )

10 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wide range of contemporary sources are drawn upon, including estate inventories and other archival material, published texts on art, architecture and social manners, and images of the domestic interior. In one chapter a close analysis is made of a small number of individual inventories, which are fully transcribed in the appendices, investigating the motivations that lie behind the display of works of art and their relationship to other furnishings."--Jacket
Art at auction in 17th century Amsterdam by John Michael Montias( Book )

19 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book exploits a trove of original documents that have survived on the auctions organized by the Orphan Chamber of Amsterdam in the first half of the 17th century. For the first time, the names of some 2000 buyers of works of art at auction in the 29 extant notebooks of the Chamber have been systematically analyzed. On the basis of archival research, data have been assembled on the occupation of these buyers (most of whom were merchants), their origin (Southern Netherlands, Holland, and other), their religion, their year of birth, their date of marriage, the taxes they paid and other indicators of their wealth. Buyers were found to cluster in groups, not only by extended family but by occupation, religion (Remonstrants, CounterRemonstrants) and avocation (amateurs of tulips and of porcelain, members of Chambers of Rhetoricians, and so forth). The subjects of the works of art they bought and the artists to which they were attributed (only the most important were attributed) are also analyzed. In the second part of the book on "Selected Buyers", three chapters are devoted to art dealers who bought at auction and four to buyers who had special connections with artists, including principally Rembrandt. To forge a link between the cultural milieu of Amsterdam in this period and the buying public, two chapters are given over to buyers who were either poets themselves or were connected with contemporary poets. As a whole, the book offers a penetrating insight into the culture of the Amsterdam elite in the 17th century
In his milieu : essays on Netherlandish art in memory of John Michael Montias by Lisa Vergara( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected in memory of the Vermeer scholar and Yale economist J. Michael Montias, these essays take into account the latest trends in the field and provide new data on a wide range of topics in Netherlandish art. Themes include the reception of paintings and architecture; art collecting as interpreted through inventories and other documents that reveal modes of display; relationships between patrons and painters; recently found or attributed works of art; artists as teachers; and the art market. Taken together, these focused studies offer fresh perspectives on the historical appreciation and evaluation of art. Drawing upon J.M. Montias' contribution to art history, these 32 essays present new analyses, attributions, and documents on Netherlandish art and material culture - including the work of Vermeer, Rubens, Rembrandt, van Eyck and others - by internationally known scholars of art history and the economics of art
Comparative economics by John Michael Montias( Book )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reasons, methods, and outcomes of system change in general, and in Russia and Eastern Europe in particular are analyzed, using the analytical apparatus developed in the monograph
Vermeer by Gilles Aillaud( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in 4 languages and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le marché de l'art aux Pays-Bas, XVe-XVIIe siècles by John Michael Montias( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in French and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Institutional changes in the postwar economy of Poland by W. J Stankiewicz( Book )

7 editions published in 1955 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vermeer by Pascal Bonafoux( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in Dutch and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het leven en werk van Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675), geplaatst in de tradities van zijn tijd. Met zeer uitgebreide oeuvre-catalogus
Vermeer by Pierre Cabanne( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in French and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confronte trois regards différents sur le peintre Vermeer (1632-1675) : celui de G. Aillaud qui propose une approche philosophique, celui de J.M. Montias qui analyse la vie matérielle du peintre (origines sociales, environnement familial, etc.) et celui d'A. Blankert qui tente de comprendre son originalité et de la situer dans l'art hollandais du XVIIe siècle pour saisir ses influences
 
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Vermeer and his milieu : a web of social history
Alternative Names
John Michael Montias Art historian and founder of the Montias database of Dutch art inventories

John Michael Montias Frans kunsthistoricus (1928-2005)

John Michael Montias französischer Wirtschaftswissenschaftler und Kunsthistoriker

Montias, J. M.

Montias, J.M. 1928-2005

Montias, J. Michael 1928-2005

Montias, John M.

Montias, John M. 1928-2005

Montias, John Michael

Montias, Michael 1928-2005

Languages
English (159)

French (30)

Dutch (14)

Spanish (12)

Italian (8)

German (1)

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VermeerPublic and private spaces : works of art in seventeenth-century Dutch housesArt at auction in 17th century AmsterdamIn his milieu : essays on Netherlandish art in memory of John Michael MontiasComparative economics