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37 articles taggés "preemption"
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 preemption for a dress from Worth design house and prices well above the estimates, couture opened the Drouot bidding ball with a bang.
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 Empire Auction: A Story or Two
From a clock with Apollo's chariot to porcelain vases from Berlin, Osenat's ever eagerly-awaited Empire auction in Fontainebleau features a speaking…
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…
King Louis-Philippe’s Sèvres China Goes Back to Versailles
Offered at an auction dispersing items from an Île-de-France château, King Louis-Philippe’s Sèvres china service from Trianon will return home.
A Painter, Émile Friant, and his Loyal Model…
Émile Friant met up again with Madame Paul in 1899 and produced this fine piece of 1900 painting, acclaimed anew.
Artsy and the Myth of Sisyphus
Strike MoMA Begins Dismantling One of NYC’s Flagship Museums
Harnessing the Magical Powers of Leonora Carrington
Monnoyer’s 17th-Century View of Nature
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Swiss Institute Names Three New Board Members
15 April 2021 - 17:02
Scarborough Find “Most Important Roman Discovery of Last Decade”
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