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18 articles taggés "medieval"
A Remarkable French Primitive
Isabelle d'Este's Book of Hours
A Roundly Acclaimed Book of Hours
A Psalter Worth its Weight in Gold
Success for a Renaissance Tapestry
Instant replay of the results obtained by a 16 th -century wool and silk tapestry with an aristolochia decoration, from Audenarde or Enghien.
Pre-emption of a 12th Century Christ
Probably produced in western France, the work now joins the Dobrée Museum in Nantes.
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 Medieval Osculatory's Very Dear Kiss
A 13 th -century ivory osculatory surprised the secular world with a price reaching heavenly heights.
The fragile, exquisite glass collection of Barbara Wirth
By responding with nearly €1 million in sales, the market decidedly honored the choices of Barbara Wirth: the gardener with a passion for antique glass.…
The Draw of Medieval Latin Grammar
Old and modern manuscripts were the highlights of this afternoon sale devoted to paper in all its forms.
The Apotheosis of Carolingian Art
The rarity and extraordinary workmanship of this late 9 th -century ivory binding plate accounted for a result in the millions.
King Philip the Fair in Gold
There was no devaluation for this florin d’or à la reine , which, on the contrary, broke a world record.
John of Capua: A Vital Figure
A Latin editio princeps of the Fables of Bidpai staggered bibliophiles when it garnered ten times its estimate.
Tempus Fugit, Time Flies
Among the Larminet-Davioud Collection’s 16 th -century pieces, ivory and wooden sculptures drew the most interest.
Blessed are the Middle Ages
The sale took place under the protection of an image of an enthroned Christ raising his hand in benediction engraved on a rare copper plaque and included…
French State Seizes Historic Saint Denis Windows Right Before Auction
The forced withdrawal from a January 27 Pierre Bergé sale at Drouot of two stained glass windows from the abbey church of Saint Denis illustrates…
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…
La Rochepot Castle, a Sleeping Beauty
La Rochepot Castle, a proud Burgundian sentinel, has withstood attacks since the 13 th century but recently underwent a damaging, unexpected siege.…
Seurat at Work
Monet's Impressionist View of Dieppe
Codognato: In Death, As in Life!
Artsy and the Myth of Sisyphus
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