06 juin 2014

The Morgan Library and Museum exhibits masterpieces from Oxford's famed Bodleian Library

William Shakespeare (1564–1616), Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies (The First Folio) London: printed by Isaac Jaggard and Edward Blount, 1623, Arch. G c.7 The Bodleian Library, Oxford. NEW YORK, NY.- The Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford holds one of the greatest collections of books and manuscripts in the world. Marks of Genius: Treasures from the Bodleian Library, on view at the Morgan Library & Museum from June 6 to September 14, celebrates more than two thousand years of the creative genius of authors,... [Lire la suite]

31 mars 2010

Albrecht Dürer, woodcuts & engravings @ Christie's

Albrecht Dürer, Knight, Death and the Devil (B. 98; M., Holl. 74; S.M.S. 69), engraving, 1513. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 without watermark, a fine and early Meder a/b impression, printing with great contrast and clarity, trimmed to the platemark, with thread margins in places, occasionally very narrowly remargined and with tiny touches of pen and ink at the extreme sheet edge, remains of old paper tape along the sheet edges verso, a tiny thin spot below, otherwise in excellent condition - P., S. 247 x 190 mm. Est.... [Lire la suite]
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05 septembre 2008

"Hokusai and Hiroshige" @ The Ateneum Art Museum, Helsinski

Hiroshige, The Plum Garden at Kameido, 1857. Yasusaburo Hara Collection, Tokio HELSINKI.- The Ateneum Art Museum presents today Hokusai and Hiroshige, on view through December 7, 2008. This exhibition comes from Japan. It presents coloured woodcuts by Hokusai (1760–1849) and Hiroshige (1797–1858), two of the best known landscape artists of the Edo period, from the 1830s to the 1850s. All the two hundred works featured in the exhibition come from the Yasusaburo Hara Collection in Tokyo, on loan outside Japan for the first time... [Lire la suite]
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