That kind of slightly over-anxious, wrapping up of objects in connoisseurship brings me out in hives.
In the book you suggest that connoisseurship has become more egalitarian, how come?
connoisseurship has spread from wine and olive oil to chocolate, cheeses, pickles, hams, cupcakes.
He was now, in some measure, "a person of means," and he made the habit of connoisseurship his hobby.
There were the cobwebs about connoisseurship, etc., but what do they matter?
His connoisseurship would be nothing if he did not question the competence of another, if not of all others.
No field in collecting and connoisseurship has claimed more devotees.
But Hartman is not the only witness to Digby's connoisseurship in the joint mysteries.
French painting really began in connoisseurship, one may say.
Mrs. Jameson's connoisseurship was not limited to pictorial and sculptural art.