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Art and Culture
22 articles taggés "book"
A bibliophilic gem
Isabelle d'Este's Book of Hours
The dark side of the art market
A roundly acclaimed Book of Hours
€8.8 M for Aristophil
Diane Barbier-Mueller lacks neither passion nor ideas to carry on the collection of the museum created in 1977 by her late grandfather.
A psalter worth its weight in gold
Two collections dedicated to Michaux
Honourable score for Aristophil
Aristophil: fourth sale
With eight catalogues for seven auctions, the fourth session of sales of the Aristophil collection garnered €11 M, and continued to attract institutions,…
Images of a legendary collection
The four complete, original volumes illustrating William Hamilton’s collection are rare on the market. They reflect the 18 th -century British diplomat’s…
An overview of the Hamilton collection
The sale of several libraries provided a chance to rediscover a remarkable first edition compiling Sir William Hamilton's entire collection of antiquities.…
The Kahn library: from dreams to reality
A huge success awaited the extraordinary bindings and illustrations in the library of Geneviève and Jean-Paul Kahn.
The Thomas Vroom collection put in perspective
This group embodying the birth of modern architecture, no less, was greeted with honour beneath Drouot's dome.
Aristophil part five: Charlotte, Victor and Charles
Nineteenth-century literature was in the spotlight, dominated by a miniature manuscript by the great Charlotte Brontë.
The Brölemanns’ treasures, from an Arabic Bible to Venetian festivities
This successful "white glove" auction netted €372,000. All 259 works collected by the famous dynasty of Lyon bibliophiles found buyers.
Félix Marcilhac, a great name in Art Deco has gone
It is the end of an era. On 28 January, Félix Marcilhac, 78, died while napping at home in Marrakech with his German shepherd, César, at his side.…
A Pre-Raphaelite’s book of hours
Bearing the label of the home of painter Edward Burne-Jones, this illuminated manuscript for use in Paris outstripped expectations.
A book on Lacloche
Pierre Legrain: a Dada designer?
Africanist-Cubist, Modern or Art Deco? Laurence Salmon's monograph, published by Norma, provides a chance to examine this free-spirited creator with…
A library's hour of glory
The one belonging to Robert Beauvillain contained precious illuminated manuscripts that decidedly lit up the bidding.
From the Serenissima to Thirties Paris
A collection of period bindings provided a recurrent theme through centuries of bibliophilia.
The Gilles Labrosse collection: fashion throughout the ages
Portrait of a young follower of Winckelmann
Becca Cason Thrash: the million-dollar lady
Covid-19, the moment the art world was forced to go digital
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