Matthew Martin

Matthew Martin is Lecturer in Art History and Curatorship in the University of Melbourne. From 2006 to 2019 he was a curator in the department of International Decorative Arts and Antiquities in the National Gallery of Victoria.

Matthew Martin reviews 'Daniel Cottier: Designer, decorator, dealer' by Petra ten-Doesschate Chu and Max Donnelly, with Andrew Montana and Suzan Veldink

March 2022, no. 440 22 February 2022
Matthew Martin reviews 'Daniel Cottier: Designer, decorator, dealer' by Petra ten-Doesschate Chu and Max Donnelly, with Andrew Montana and Suzan Veldink
Among the most celebrated of nineteenth-century British decoration firms, but one that is almost completely forgotten today, was Cottier & Co., founded by the Glaswegian decorator and stained glass artist Daniel Cottier in 1869. The volume Daniel Cottier: Designer, decorator, dealer is the first comprehensive scholarly treatment of this decorator and his eponymous firm. With branches in London ... (read more)