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]

10 octobre 2011

Turkey puts repaired Hercules statue on display

Weary Herakles ("Herakles Farnese" type), Roman, Imperial Period, mid‑ to late 2nd century A.D. Marble, probably from Paros or Aphrodisias. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Gift of Leon Levy and Shelby White and Museum purchase with funds donated by the Jerome Levy Foundation. Photo: © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. ANKARA (AP).- Turkey is displaying a full statue of Hercules for the first time since a U.S. museum returned the top half after two decades of negotiations. The Boston Museum of Fine Arts last month returned the top half of... [Lire la suite]
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24 septembre 2011

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Turkish Republic reach agreement for transfer of top half of Weary Herakles

Weary Herakles ("Herakles Farnese" type), Roman, Imperial Period, mid‑ to late 2nd century A.D. Marble, probably from Paros or Aphrodisias. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Gift of Leon Levy and Shelby White and Museum purchase with funds donated by the Jerome Levy Foundation. Photo: © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston BOSTON, MA.- Last evening, an agreement between the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), and the General Directorate for Cultural Heritage and Museums of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Republic of Turkey was signed,... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2011

Gold and Hardstone Cameo Ring, Giovanni Antonio Santarelli, Late 18th Century to Early 19th Century.

Gold and Hardstone Cameo Ring, Giovanni Antonio Santarelli, Late 18th Century to Early 19th Century. photo Sotheby's The hardstone cameo featuring the bust of Herakles or Omphale (in his guise) facing left, wearing the lion skin headdress, paws crossed at the neckline, the hardstone cameo signed Santarelli, size approximately 6½. Estimate 7,000—9,000 USD. Lot Sold 27,500 USD NOTE: Giovanni Antonio Santarelli (1769-1826), a highly skilled Italian gem engraver and medallist, worked as engraver to Mints of Milan and Parma,... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2010

Herakles. Art hellénistique, 1er siècle av. J.C.

Herakles. Art hellénistique, 1er siècle av. J.C. photo Boisgirard et Associés Patine brune et verte. 27 cm - Estimation sur demande Superbe statue représentant le héros debout, en appui sur la jambe droite, la jambe gauche courbée en arrière, brandissant un projectile dans la main droite. La tête, aux mèches et à la barbe ondulées, est tournée vers la gauche ; le visage, aux yeux incrustés d'argent, présente des traits puissants et un regard expressif. La musculature appuyée du héros et le mouvement donnent à la sculpture... [Lire la suite]
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01 novembre 2009

Travel Back in Time with Heroes: Mortals and Myths in Ancient Greece, an Exhibition This Fall at The Walters Art Museum

Herakles as a Youth. Marble. Roman copy after a Hellenistic original; height 64 cm. Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Antikensammlung, Sk 188; Bildarchiv Preussischer Kulterbesitz / Art Resources, NY (Johannes Laurentius) Baltimore—From ancient times to present day, heroes and heroines have played vital cultural roles in society by defining trends, creating norms and shaping behavior. Sometimes heroes are portrayed as superhuman protagonists while at other times they emerge as average people who rise above the ordinary. Heroes are... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2008

Donation d'une tête d'Hercule de la Collection Theodor Mommsen à l'Altes Museum Berlin

Kopf des Herakles oder eines bärtigen Schwerathleten, Aus dem Besitz von Theodor Mommsen, Marmor, Höhe: 25,5 cm, Späthellenistisch © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Foto: J. Laurentius. BERLIN.- In a special exhibition running through March 15, 2009 on the subject of ancient pugilism (fist-fighting), the Collection of Classical Antiquities will be showcasing a major new acquisition on the ground floor of the Altes Museum. As a gift from the married couple Hans and Margareta Mommsen, both historians, the Collection of Classical... [Lire la suite]
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