09 avril 2016

A Greek marble head of a youth, Classical period, circa 4th century B.C.

Lot 4. A Greek marble head of a youth, Classical period, circa 4th century B.C. Estimate $300,000 – $500,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Perhaps depicting Apollo, his youthful oval face with a smooth forehead and gently-arching brows merging with the bridge of his nose, the convex eyes slightly asymmetrical, the proper right wider than the left, with heavy upper lids and contoured lower lids, the small mouth with the lips slightly parted, his undulating hair radiating from the crown of his head in a whorl, with... [Lire la suite]

23 août 2013

'Sicily: Art and Invention Between Greece and Rome' at Cleveland Museum of Art

Gold Phiale Mesomphalos (Offering Dish), 325-€“275 BC. Sikeliote (Sicilian Greek). Gold; 3.7 x 22.8 cm. Courtesy of the Antiquarium di Himera. By permission of the Regione Siciliana, Assessorato dei Beni Culturali e dell’Identità Siciliana. Dipartimento dei Beni Culturali e dell’Identità Siciliana. Unauthorized reproduction prohibited. CLEVELAND - Sicily: Art and Invention Between Greece and Rome presents masterpieces of art from ancient Sicily, an island crossroads that forged a distinctive Hellenic identity. Occupying a... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2010

Cleveland Museum of Art's Renowned Antiquities Collections Return to View

Coffin of Bakenmut, c. 1000-900 BC. Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, late Dynasty 21- early Dynasty 22. Gessoed and painted sycamore fig; 68 x 208 cm. Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust. CLEVELAND, OH.- After a five-year hiatus, the Cleveland Museum of Art’s (CMA) collections from the ancient Near East, Greece, Rome, Egypt and Africa, as well as works from Late Antiquity, the Byzantine Empire and the European Middle Ages, will return to public view on June 26. The new presentation will trace the evolution of... [Lire la suite]
10 avril 2010

Robert Mapplethorpe, Apollo, 1988

Robert Mapplethorpe, Apollo, 1988. photo courtesy Phillips de Pury & Company Gelatin silver print. 19 1/8 x 19 1/4 in. (48.6 x 48.9 cm).  Signed by Michael Ward Stout, Executor, in ink and Estate of Robert Mapplethorpe copyright credit stamp on the reverse of the flush-mount. One from an edition of 10 plus 2 artist's proofs. ESTIMATE $25,000-35,000 LITERATURE Random House, Mapplethorpe, p. 295 Phillips de Pury & Company. Photographs. 16 April 2010. New York
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