31 mars 2016

Conan Doyle's handwritten Sherlock Holmes mystery for sale at Bonhams

Lot 12, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930), Autograph Manuscript Signed ("Conan Doyle"), entitled "The Adventure of the Greek Interpreter", 34 pp, 4to, South Norwood, London, c.1893, in sepia ink on ruled paper removed from a composition book, with revisions in ink and pencil, publisher's page count in blue crayon, pp 22 & 33 versos with pencil scribbling by a child, tears and creases along edges with some slight loss not affecting text, some light spotting throughout. Housed in a custom-made red cloth portfolio with... [Lire la suite]

07 novembre 2015

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art mounts first major exhibition of work by women artists

Dorothy Johnstone  (1892-1980), Anne Finlay, 1920. Oil on canvas, 145.3 x 100.5 cm © Courtesy of Dr DA Sutherland and Lady JE Sutherland EDINBURGH.- The contribution of Scottish women painters and sculptors to a vital chapter of Scottish modern art history is set to be uncovered and celebrated in a revelatory exhibition of work at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art. From Saturday 7 November, Modern Scottish Women: Painters and Sculptors 1885-1965 will be the first major exhibition of work... [Lire la suite]