08 janvier 2013

Christie's to offer one of the most important collections of Albrecht Dürer's prints ever offered at auction

Albrecht Dürer, Melencolia I (B. 74; M., Holl. 75; S.M.S. 71). Engraving, 1514, without watermark, a very fine, rich Meder IIa impression, printing very darkly in the shadows, on a large sheet with wide margins, with inky plate edges in places, with a horizontal central crease, mostly visible in the margins and verso, some pale scattered foxing in the margins, in excellent condition. S. 13 3/8 x 10 5/8 in. Estimate $400,000 - 600,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s presents the sale of Albrecht... [Lire la suite]
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08 janvier 2013

Exhibition of rare Islamic art from a Scottish collection opens at Bonhams in London

Silver goblet. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- Bonhams is celebrating the start of 2013 with the unveiling of Scotland’s largest private collection of pre-Islamic & Islamic art, which has never been seen in public before. The collection will go on view at Bonhams Edinburgh galleries from the 8th to the 13th January.  The collection focuses primarily on items from the Land of Timur, Central Asia, with many of the items originating from an historical network of interlinking trade routes across the Eurasian landmass known as “The... [Lire la suite]
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