Prof. Christopher Brown on connoisseurship

September 7 2016

Christopher Brown - CODART NEGENTIEN Madrid 2016 from CODART on Vimeo.

Video: Codart

Earlier this year Codart, the organisation for curators of Dutch and Flemish art, held a conference on the subject of connoisseurship. In the video above, the former Director of the Ashmolean museum, Prof. Christopher Brown, gives what I think is the best defence of connoisseurship I've yet heard. Well worth a watch.

Update - you can see the other talks from the conference here. I'll be posting more of them soon.

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