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Sculpture in the Age of Cathedrals
Treasures from the Pierre and Claude Vérité collection were sold in Alençon, including a majestic Romanesque Virgin by the Auvergne school.
Pre-emption of a 12th Century Christ
Probably produced in western France, the work now joins the Dobrée Museum in Nantes.
A Drawing by Ingres and a Louis XIV Chest
An extraordinary drawing by the brilliant herald of neoclassicism stood out in this diverse group.
A Medieval Osculatory's Very Dear Kiss
A 13 th -century ivory osculatory surprised the secular world with a price reaching heavenly heights.
From the Serenissima to Thirties Paris
A collection of period bindings provided a recurrent theme through centuries of bibliophilia.
Sculpture in the Spotlight with an Anonymous Christ
An unexpected sculpture created a sensation – this 18 th -century Christ Crucified, as beautifully carved as a remarkable panel by the Paris sculptor…
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.
A discovery & record for Lazzaro Bastiani
The Venetian artist’s Madonna was eagerly anticipated, due to its unprecedented nature and, quite simply, its beauty.
Latin America in Painting
Domingo Ortiz proudly portrayed Mexican traditions and François Lemoyne was preempted for Versailles.
The End of the Issenheim Altarpiece’s Restoration is in Sight
The last stage of the Issenheim altarpiece’s restoration is underway, but the results are already stunning. More than ever, they reveal Grünewald as…
An Extraordinary 16th-century Germanic Altarpiece
Its rareness and quality make this devotional work exceptional. Never before seen on the market, its discovery is an event.
Vermiglio, Giordano and Cressent on a Plate
Rediscovered Old Masters and period furniture made by the greatest names rivaled each other at this sale.
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…
A Carved Miniature from the Workshop of Adam Dircksz
This tiny boxwood miniature, a specialty at the beginning of the 16 th century, is the work of Adam Dircksz's workshop in the County of Holland. Intended…
Dalí's Version of the Assumption
When the wildest of all Catalan artists reinterprets a Christian episode, it's a blast!
Rhine Gold: Sumptuous 16th-century German Altarpiece Steals the Show
Marquetry furniture and an altarpiece featuring the Dormition of the Virgin, in which saints and devotional objects surround the sleeping Virgin Mary,…
Rubens and Vouet’s Virtuosity Crowned with Success
Two painters from the triumphant 17 th century, Simon Vouet and Pierre Paul Rubens, also made works on paper. Beautifully crafted objects complemented…
The Salvation of Parisian Churches?
When she became mayor of Paris in 2015, Anne Hidalgo made the restoration of religious monuments the spearhead of her heritage policy. Her "church…
At Last! The Sacré-Coeur Makes the List
It took a hundred long years before the basilica of Montmartre was classified as a French historic monument, but the hour of recognition has finally…
Our Lady of Guadalupe: Reigns as Queen of Mexico
A painting of an image of the Virgin Mary from the 1750s made an apparition at this auction.
The Truly Sculptural "Crash" Watch by Cartier
The Dark Eye of Odilon Redon: Dreamer of the Infinite
Nicolas Sageot: Virtuosity in Metal and Tortoiseshell
The American Realism of John Register
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