21 janvier 2018

J. Bagot Arqueología Ancient Art Gallery at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 53a

Attributed to the Wedding Painter, active in Athens from circa 480 to 460 BC, Greek erotic kylix. Pottery. Greece, Attic, 5th century BC. Ø 29.5 cm. © J. Bagot Arqueología Ancient Art Gallery Provenance: private collection, Barcelona; previously in a private collection in Munich from 1946; in the private collection of Mr. Julius Arndt (1865–1937), German archaeologist in classical antiquity  Literature: H. Licht (real name: Paul Brandt), ‘Sittengeschichte Griechenlands’, vol. III, Dresden and... [Lire la suite]
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26 juillet 2017

Exhibition explores the competitive spirit that was a powerful element in Greek society

Niké-winged with wind-blown clothes, c. 100 BC., Halicarnassus. Marble Statue. © The Trustees of the British Museum MADRID.- In its cultural programme, ”la Caixa” Foundation pays particular attention to the great cultures of the past. Accordingly, the institution regularly presents exhibitions aimed at enabling audiences to discover the ways in which men and women from different places and times have sought to answer the great universal questions, and at increasing our understanding of the world through recent historical and... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2016

An Attic Red-Figured Kylix, attributed to the Colmar Painter, circa 500-480 B.C.

Lot 24. An Attic Red-Figured Kylix, attributed to the Colmar Painter, circa 500-480 B.C. Estimate $70,000 - $90,000. Price Realized $87,500. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. The tondo with a youthful komast moving to the right, nude but for a chlamys draped behind him and over his arms, a thick fillet in his hair, looped at the back with the ends hanging down onto his shoulder, with a knobbed walking stick in his lowered right hand, holding a skyphos out before him in the palm of his left hand, a column-krater to the... [Lire la suite]
01 décembre 2010

Christie's to Present Important Auctions of Antiquities and Ancient Jewelry in December

A Roman Marble Torso of a God or an Athlete, Circa 1st Century B.C.-1st Century A.D. Estimate: $300,000 - 500,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s will offer two sales of ancient art that will take place on December 9- Antiquities Including Property from the Collection of Max Palevsky and Ancient Jewelry. The sales will feature over 300 lots that range from Predynastic Egypt through to the Byzantine period, including a highly important Cycladic marble reclining female figure. Highlights comprise an... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2010

Glory that was Greece Seen in Golden Wreath and Greek Vases at Bonhams

A Hellenistic gold oak wreath, Circa 4th-3rd Century B.C. Estimate: £100,000 - 120,000. photo Bonhams A delicate wreath made of fine gold oak leaves with acorns, of the type worn by Alexander the Great's father, Philip II of Macedon, is one of the highlights of Bonhams sale of Antiquities on April 28 in New Bond Street. This stunning artefact, estimate £100,000-120,000, may once have graced the head of a ruler or dignitary over 2,000 years ago. "The fact that this delicate collection of fine gold leaves and acorns formed... [Lire la suite]