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15 articles taggés "preemption"
A remarkable French Primitive
Two Attic amphoras pre-empted by the Louvre
Preemption by the Louvre beneath Akhenaton's gaze
A beloved pachyderm
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,…
A feather painting enters the Musée du quai Branly
Spectacular in terms of its rarity and its fresh colours, this multicoloured work in a feather mosaic from the newly conquered Mexico was pre-empted…
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.
René Huyghe: an academician's collection
The great art historian's academician's sword is pre-empted by the Musée Zadkine, while drawings and mementos from his collection remain in private…
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.
Success for the Jean-Claude Delauney collection
Ten pre-emptions and a world record for Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen. Assembled by three generations with the same passion and high standards, the…
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.
Aristophil part five: Charlotte, Victor and Charles
Nineteenth-century literature was in the spotlight, dominated by a miniature manuscript by the great Charlotte Brontë.
Not just one, but two Lemoynes!
While Versailles carried off a study by François Lemoyne for the ceiling of the Salon d'Hercule, a pair of Sèvres vases, one decorated with an antique…
Pre-emption of a 12th century Christ
Probably produced in western France, the work now joins the Dobrée Museum in Nantes.
The very fabric of fashion
With a pre-emption for a dress from Worth design house and prices well above the estimates, couture opened the Drouot bidding ball with a bang.
The Renaissance, natural style
Becca Cason Thrash: the million-dollar lady
Mehdi Hadj Khalifa: "Morocco is in an experimental phase"
Records for a delicate touch and angelic inspiration
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