28 mai 2010

Taxidermy birds

Taxidermy Scarlet Tanager (Piranga olivacea) Sold for 21,00 GBP (Environ 24,78 EUR) on ebay 27 mai 2010 Taxidermy Yellow-rumped Warbler (Dendroica coronata) Sold for 11,10 GBP (Environ 13,10 EUR) on ebay 27 mai 2010 Taxidermy Red-winged Blackbird (Agelaius phoeniceus) Sold for 10,52 GBP (Environ 12,41 EUR) on ebay 27 mai 2010 NDA: They are from a box (victorian ?), photo above. Taxidermy Pennant Parrot from Hungary. 16.14" (41 cm) long from beak to tip of tail. Sold for 62,00 GBP... [Lire la suite]

28 mai 2010

Flower multi-gem brooches @ Bonhams 28 May 2010 to 29 May 2010, Hong Kong

A gem-set brooch Designed as a flower, the petals composed of carved conch pearl shells, the stamen with cultured pearls and diamonds, the stem pavé-set with circular-cut tsavorite garnets, pink sapphires and brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18k blackened gold, tsavorite garnets approximately 1.70 carats total, pink sapphires approximately 1.50 carats total, brooch length 10.2cm. Sold for HK$42,000 A multi-gem brooch set 1st: designed as a dragonfly, the wings and head pavé-set with sapphires, the body with... [Lire la suite]
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28 mai 2010

Pierre Gonnord, Témoins @ Centre photographique d´Ile-de-France, Pontault Combault

Pierre Gonnord, Moisés, 2007. Photographie analogique couleur. 165 x 125 cm. Courtesy galerie Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid © Pierre Gonnord Le travail photographique de Pierre Gonnord, qui s'articule essentiellement autour du portrait, occupe aujourd'hui une place singulière dans la photographie contemporaine. Sa pratique du portrait s'ancre dans une tradition photographique de la fin du XIXe siècle, mais s'en émancipe par le recours au format du tableau d'Histoire. Pour autant, ce travail n'est pas le fruit d'une formation... [Lire la suite]
28 mai 2010

Raphael's Cartoons and Tapestries for the Sistine Chapel Announced at the V&A

Raphael, The Miraculous Draught of Fishes. Photo © Vatican Museums LONDON.- The V&A announces that four of the ten tapestries designed by Raphael for the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City will go on show in September 2010. These are the original tapestries from the only series designed by Raphael of which examples survive, and are comparable with Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel Ceiling as masterpieces of High Renaissance art. The tapestries will be displayed alongside the full-size designs for them – the famous Raphael Cartoons,... [Lire la suite]
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