16 juin 2021

A rare marble head of Buddha, Northern Qi dynasty (​550-577)

  Lot 478. A rare marble head of Buddha, Northern Qi dynasty (​550-577); 23cm (9in) high. Est: £3,000 - £5,000. Sold for £ 27,750 (€ 32,211). © Bonhams Carved with a serene and meditative countenance expressed by a pair of downcast eyes, pursed lips and pendulous ears, framed by tight curls densely covering the head, stand. Published, Illustrated and Exhibited: Roger Keverne Ltd., Summer Exhibition, London, 1999, no.1. Note: See a related example illustrated in China: Cultuur Vroeger en Nu,... [Lire la suite]
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16 juin 2021

UT Austin's Briscoe Center acquires Robert Polidori Archive

Faxas Residence, Havana, Cuba, 1997. Robert Polidori Archive, Briscoe Center, University of Texas at Austin. © Robert Polidori. AUSTIN, TX.- Thanks to the generosity of a Chicago-area family, renowned photographer Robert Polidori’s photographic print archive has been donated to the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at The University of Texas. Consisting of more than 85,000 archive prints, the collection is valued at more than $30 million.Polidori is one of the world’s most acclaimed photographers of human... [Lire la suite]
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