CONF Dec 2, 2021

Jewish Dealers and the European Art Market (online, 6-9 Dec 21)

online, Dec 6–09, 2021

Silvia Davoli

Jewish Dealers and the European Art Market c. 1850-1930

An online symposium organised by the Jewish Country Houses project in partnership with the National Trust and in collaboration with The Gilbert Collection and London Art Week


18.00 (GMT) / 13.00 (EST)

In conversation: Belonging and Betrayal - How Jews Made the Art World Modern

Charles Dellheim will be in conversation with James McAuley to discuss the publication of his new book, Belonging and Betrayal: How Jews Made the Art World Modern (Brandeis, 2021).

Charles Dellheim, Professor of History, Boston University, Boston
James McAuley, Contributing Columnist for the Washington Post, Paris

18.00 (GMT) / 13.00 (EST)

Portrait of a Family: Sargent's Wertheimers

Jean Strouse will be in conversation with Caroline Corbeau-Parsons about her forthcoming book on the art dealer Asher Wertheimer and the artist John Singer Sargent, who painted twelve portraits of Wertheimer's family.

Jean Strouse, Independent scholar and writer, New York
Caroline Corbeau-Parsons, Curator of Drawings at Musée d'Orsay, Paris

18.00 (GMT) / 13.00 (EST)

The Jewish Contribution to Art Dealing in London

A roundtable discussion about the heritage of Jewish art and antiques dealerships in nineteenth and twentieth-century London.

Martin Levy, Chairman of H. Blairman and Sons Ltd and member of the Spoliation Advisory Panel, UK
Cherith Summers, Director at Murphy & Partners, London
Alice Minter, Curator at the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Moderator: Thomas Marks, Writer and art critic, Associate fellow of The Warburg Institute, London and Trustee of Art UK

The Jewish Country Houses project is based at the University of Oxford and is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council [grant number AH/S006656/1].

CONF: Jewish Dealers and the European Art Market (online, 6-9 Dec 21). In:, Dec 2, 2021 (accessed Jan 18, 2022), <>.