24 juillet 2017

A world of εmotions opens at Acropolis Museum

Wall painting with scene from the sacrifice of Iphigeneia, ca. 62–79 AD, Pompeii, Casa del Poeta Tragico, Fresco on Plaster © Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, 9112 © Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli / Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo ATHENS.- Τhe Acropolis Museum joins forces with the Onassis Foundation, an organization which has been contributing to Culture and Education for 42 years, in a rare and significant partnership. The end result is co-staging in Athens the... [Lire la suite]

02 juillet 2016

A Roman pale purple glass Ajax amphoriskos, circa 1st century A.D.

Lot 239. A Roman pale purple glass Ajax amphoriskos, circa 1st century A.D. Estimate £60,000 – £80,000 ($79,800 - $106,400). Poto Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Mould-blown, the oval body decorated with two scenes from the mythological cycle of Ajax, one scene showing the hero aboard a ship, holding a shield and sword, his name in Greek beside him (AIAC), the inscription vertical and retrograde, the ship with a high prow, single mast with rigging descending to the hull, and oars at rest, a helmsman at the stern, fish in... [Lire la suite]
29 avril 2016

Francesco Righetti I (1738 - 1819) Rome, vers 1790, d'après l'Antique, Ajax et Patrocle; Paetus et Arria

Lot 142. Francesco Righetti I (1738 - 1819) Rome, vers 1790, d'après l'Antique, Ajax et Patrocle; Paetus et Arria. Estimate 40,000 — 60,000 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. en bronze à patine brun vert; sur des bases en marbre rouge, signé F.RIGHETTI.F. ROMAE.1790, porte un monogramme PK sur la terrasse. Haut. 33,5 et 36 cm ; height 13 and 14 in. A PAIR OF ROMAN, CIRCA 1790, BRONZE GROUPS OF AJAX AND PATROCLUS ; PAETUS AND ARRIA, BY FRANCESCO RIGHETTI, SIGNED AND DATED, AFTER THE ANTIQUE  ... [Lire la suite]
15 juin 2012

Ajax. Bronze. Allegedly from Asia Minor. Roman. Early Augustan.

Ajax. Bronze. Allegedly from Asia Minor. Roman. Early Augustan. H: c. 29 cm. L(greatest): c. 33 cm (toe-arm muscle); tip of beard-top of head: 7.7 cm.  From the George Ortiz Collection
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