Thursday, 11 June 2015

From the Koutoulakis Collection

Peter Watson explored the relationship between Giacomo Medici and Nikolas Koutoulakis. Koutoulakis' name also appears in the 'organigram'. So would a potential buyer be nervous if a Greek object was on offer with its stated collecting history ("provenance") as 'from the Koutoulakis collection'?

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2 comments:

Paul Barford said...

Would a seller of a Greek object who's got one be nervous to put it on offer with its stated collecting history as 'from the Koutoulakis collection'?

David Gill said...

The gallery states Koutoulakis collection on the label displayed with the object. It is significant that the gallery places a great emphasis on "good provenance".

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