12 septembre 2016

Sycomore Ancient Art à la Biennale des Antiquaires 2016

Tête d'un Silène. Marbre. Hauteur: 30 cm. Art romain, 1er siècle après J.-C., copie d’un statue hellénistique de Lysippe, vers 300 avant J.-C. Provenance: Ancienne collection privée, Nice, France, depuis les années 1950. © Sycomore Ancient Art Head of a Silenos. Marble. Height: 30 cm. Roman, 1st century B.C., copy of an Hellenistic statue by Lysippos, circa 300 B.C. Provenance: Ex private collection, Nice, France, since 1950s. © Sycomore Ancient Art Ostracon figuré. Tête d'un personnage Asiatique et une... [Lire la suite]

10 septembre 2016

Galerie Chenel à la Biennale des Antiquaires 2016

Torse de Vénus, Rome , Ier – IIe siècle ap. J.-C. Marbre ; H. : 62 cm. Bras et poitrine restaurés. © Galerie Chenel Torso of Venus, Roman, 1st – 2nd cent. A.D. Marble ; H. : 62 cm. Arm and waist restored. © Galerie Chenel Portrait d’Homme, peut-être l’Empereur Hadrien (76 – 138 ap. J.-C.). Rome impériale, époque antonine, 96 – 192 ap. J.-C. Marbre ; H. : 22 cm – L. : 16 cm © Galerie Chenel Portrait of a Man, maybe the Emperor Hadrian (76 – 138 A.D.)  Roman Imperial, Antonine Dynasty, 96 – 192... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2016

Portrait of a thin-faced man, A.D. 140–170, Roman Period, Egypt

Portrait of a thin-faced man, A.D. 140–170, Roman Period, Egypt. Encaustic, limewood, gold leaf. H. 42.3 × W. 18.7 cm (16 5/8 × 7 3/8 in.). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund, 1909 (09.181.3) © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This man's intent, direct gaze and parted lips make him seem restive. The remarkably free brushwork builds up forms without reliance on clean contours. The portrait has striking atmospheric qualities, such as the strands of seeminly damp hair that cling to the... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2016

Hanging Showing Euthenia in a Garden, 1st century, Roman Period, Egypt

Hanging Showing Euthenia in a Garden, 1st century, Roman Period,  From Egypt; Said to be from Northern Upper Egypt, Akhmim (Khemmis, Panopolis). Linen, tempera paint, h. 40.3 cm (15 7/8 in); w. 45.1 cm (17 3/4 in). The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Spear, Jr. Gift, 1984 (1984.178) © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This rare painting of tempera on linen shows the Greek personification of abundance, Euthenia. The goddess, consort of the Nile god, rests on a... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2016

Bowl Fragments with Menorah, Shofar, and Torah Ark, Roman, 300–350

Bowl Fragments with Menorah, Shofar, and Torah Ark, Roman, 300–350. Glass, gold leaf. Overall: 2 11/16 x 2 3/4 x 1/4 in. (6.9 x 7 x 0.7 cm) a only: 1 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (3.8 x 8.9 cm) b only: 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in. (3.8 x 3.2 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Rogers Fund, 1918 (18.145.1a, b) © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This rare example of Jewish gold glass depicts an open Torah ark, with rolled scrolls on its shelves, and ritual implements of the temple-including two menorot (candelabra), a... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2016

Fragment, Coptic, Egypt, 5th century

Fragment, Coptic, Egypt, 5th century. Wool, linen; plain weave, weft loop weave. H. 64 15/16 in. (165 cm) W. 50 9/16 in. (128.4 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Gift of George F. Baker, 1890 (90.5.808) © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This work is exhibited in the "New Discoveries: Early Liturgical Textiles from Egypt, 200–400" exhibition, on view through September 5th, 2016 at The Met Fifth Avenue.
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16 août 2016

Exodus Painting, five elements from a painted hanging depicting the Crossing of the Red Sea, Byzantine, A.D. mid-2nd–mid-4th cen

Exodus Painting, five elements from a painted hanging depicting the Crossing of the Red Sea, Byzantine, A.D. mid-2nd–mid-4th century. Paint and indigo-dyed linen. Framed (Montage of the 5 fragments): 24 5/8 × 55 1/2 × 2 3/8 in. (62.5 × 141 × 6 cm) Other ((a)head): 3 1/16 × 3 1/4 in. (7.7 × 8.3 cm) Other ((b) torso and legs of soldier): 10 in. × 6 7/8 in. (25.4 × 17.5 cm) Other ((a,b) soldier ?): 16 1/4 × 4 15/16 in. (41.2 × 12.6 cm) Other ((c) "The Astonished'): 12 3/16 × 12 7/16 in. (31 × 31.6 cm) Other ((d)"The... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2016

Gold and the Gods: Jewels of Ancient Nubia on view at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Winged Isis Pectoral, Nubian, Napatan Period, Reign of Amaninatakelebte, 538–519 BC. Gold. Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition. BOSTON, MA (June 23, 2014)—A world-class collection of jewels from ancient Nubia at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), will go on view this summer in Gold and the Gods: Jewels of Ancient Nubia. The MFA’s collection of Nubian adornments is the most comprehensive outside Khartoum—the result of an early 20th-century expedition by the Museum with Harvard University. The... [Lire la suite]
24 juillet 2016

Roman portraits and their Baroque appropriation on view in Dresden

  Portrait of Septimius Severus, in the Serapis style, on a modern bust, 200–211 AD, from the Brandenburg Collection from 1723 to 1726, Skulpturensammlung © SKD, photograph: Adrian Sauer DRESDEN.- The Dresden Antiquities Collection is one of the oldest collections amassed in Dresden by the kings and prince electors, and one of the oldest large collections of antiquities presented in a museum outside Italy. The items, on view behind glass in storage depots at the Albertinum, are currently waiting to be presented again in... [Lire la suite]
20 juillet 2016

Axel Vervoordt, Kanaal

Axel Vervoordt, Kanaal
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