- Bemused, she enquired about their provenance - history - only to be told that they had come from St Andrews.
- The following items include a complete description of each relic, it's historical significance, exhibition history, and provenance.
- Because the blocks themselves are so glorious the signatures are almost insignificant, until that is, one begins to look at the history or provenance of the quilt.
- Looking hack to the 1930s, she wrote in 1954 that she and other dealers and collectors had not been as rigorous as they might have been about recording provenances.
- False provenances and certificates of authenticity are favorite tools of cheats and should never be accepted blindly.
- When I was a student of art history, I spent my days doggedly tracking down art objects, provenances and sources, historical and contemporary influences, stylistic affinities and social contexts, readings and interpretations.
Late 18th century: from French, from the verb provenir 'come or stem from', from Latin provenire, from pro- 'forth' + venire 'come'.
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