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24 articles taggés "manuscript"
Isabelle d'Este's Book of Hours
An Inestimable Collection
A Roundly Acclaimed Book of Hours
A Psalter Worth its Weight in Gold
Honourable Score for Aristophil
Created for Milan’s La Scala
Tragedy impinged on literary, historical and musical manuscripts, with good results
The Glory of Akbar
Glittering results for two miniatures from a 17 th century Mughal illuminated manuscript chronicling the life of Emperor Akbar.
Literature, Guest of Honour at the Fifth Aristophil Sale
This round of sales of the famous collection, featuring manuscripts, first editions, art bindings and drawings, will shed new light on great 19 th…
Pedro Corrêa do Lago, the Manuscript Magician
The Brazilian publisher has assembled one of the world’s largest private collections of autograph letters and manuscripts, to which the book The Magic…
The Tragedy of Russia at Drouot
Soon coming up for sale for the first time at auction are the family archives of the man who was a brilliant officer in the tsarist navy before leading…
Aristophil Part Five: Charlotte, Victor and Charles
Nineteenth-century literature was in the spotlight, dominated by a miniature manuscript by the great Charlotte Brontë.
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 Library's Hour of Glory
The one belonging to Robert Beauvillain contained precious illuminated manuscripts that decidedly lit up the bidding.
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…
The Draw of Medieval Latin Grammar
Old and modern manuscripts were the highlights of this afternoon sale devoted to paper in all its forms.
Bonaparte and the Flame of the Empire
A love letter and historical documents set the auction alight, and several preemptions honored the duty to remember.
Mozart’s Magnificent Music
May the concert begin! Two handwritten scores by the genius led the sale con allegro .
Karen Matevosyan, Guardian of the Matenadaran
A treasure trove of Armenian knowledge, the Matenadaran houses one of the world’s richest old manuscript collections. Karen Matevosyan, the museum-institute’s…
The Tsar and the Order of Malta
Some of Paul I’s historic diplomatic documents return to Moscow.
The Urfé Psalter, a Book-Lover’s Illuminated Manuscript
This rare humanist manuscript dating from the reign of French King François I features remarkably preserved illuminations depicting the life of David.…
Majestic Illuminated Books of Hours Shine at Auction
Here, the vitality of French 15 th - and 16 th -century illumination and calligraphy studios was bathed in light.
An International Rare Book Fair: Beautiful Books on the Champ-de-Mars, in Paris
In association with objets d’art experts, the 33rd Paris Rare Book Fair promises to whet our curiosity—a welcome antidote to the ongoing health crisis.…
The Virtuosity of Flemish Manuscript Illuminators Radiates in this Salisbury Book of Hours
The art of the miniature reached such heights in 15 th -century Flanders that the period be could be dubbed the golden age of illuminated manuscripts.…
Aristophil Collection Sale: Baudelaire Sharpens His Pen
At this new sale in the Aristophil collection series, the poet's reflections on sentiment about nature were as captivating as Les Fleurs du mal ( Flowers…
Frieze Masters: Out with the New, In with the Old
Binoche et Giquello Present a Giant Triceratops Called Big John
Crystal Bridges: The Museum that Walmart Built
Becca Cason Thrash: The Million-dollar Lady
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