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19 articles taggés "Louvre"
Cresson chairs enter the Louvre
A remarkable French Primitive
Two Attic amphoras pre-empted by the Louvre
Louvre Abu Dhabi: A Desert Gem
The opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi on November 11, was a success, thanks to both its architecture and a display exploring meeting points between different…
Preemption by the Louvre beneath Akhenaton's gaze
Jean Joubert joins the Louvre
This sale included works by Jean-Paul Alaux, Mathurin Méheut and Jean Joubert, whose gouaches made for Versailles were pre-empted by the Louvre.
Becca Cason Thrash: the million-dollar lady
In a dozen years, she has made it possible to raise over $15 million for the Louvre. The Biennale Paris has now asked her to join its committee, banking…
Zix: chronicler of Napoleon's conquests
A sketchbook and twenty-eight drawings by this French artist provide priceless testimony of the advance of Napoleon I's army through Europe.
Prud’hon: the gift of Les Amis du Louvre
The Société des Amis du Louvre ends the year on a high note with the acquisition of Prud'hon's L'Âme brisant les liens qui l'attache à la terre : the…
The Crown Diamonds
Part of the fabulous collection of the kings of France, which was dismantled in the 19 th century, is once again glittering at the Louvre’s newly refurbished…
Hieron and Lycurgus: from Faiyum to the Louvre
A virile atmosphere reigned in Nancy, where two mythological figures painted in the 2nd century rubbed shoulders with a shirt worn by another god,…
Géricault’s star is on the rise
Disparaged during his lifetime and mourned after his death, Géricault still haunts auction houses.
New life for Massacre at Chios
No longer sullied by layers of varnish, Delacroix's masterpiece reappears in all its glory. A real revelation.
A demure and elegant figure of the Renaissance
With this fine pre-emption, the Louvre adds a key piece to its Renaissance bronze department.
The Louvre embroiled in controversy over acquisition
The museum is under fire for buying, at a high price, drawings "attributed to Fragonard" at the end of a tumultuous process. Here's some perspective.…
Back to the museums for the Duke of Luynes
Some of the archives once belonging to the ardent archaeology advocate and French museum donor were auctioned. These important documents did not leave…
Sold! Works by Jean-Léon Gérôme and Jean Limosin reap a bountiful harvest
Records and preemptions were on the agenda, with examples in a variety of artistic disciplines reaching high prices.
Jean-Luc Martinez: Bid for the Louvre!
The chairman and director of the world's largest museum takes us behind the scenes of an "online only" auction designed to finance "projects to support…
Mobilizing for the Louvre and Art
"Bid for the Louvre", an online auction conducted by Christie's and Drouot, was tremendously successful, obtaining a total result of €2,365,000.
A Rediscovered Masterpiece by Carl Moll
The Sublime Dystopian Visions of Superstudio
French State Seizes Historic Saint Denis Windows Right Before Auction
Artsy and the myth of Sisyphus
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