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Codognato: In Death, As in Life!
The latest jewellery at the Hôtel Drouot in Paris is a pair of ghostly pendant earrings, given a touch of the screaming habdabs by the presence of…
Chequins from Venice: The Glory of the Doges
It rained gold coins on this numismatic auction called "Croesus", in particular a multiple strike of 50 Venetian chequins, pocketed for €115,000.
Luc Tuymans: Beneath the Skin
The Palazzo Grassi is featuring his art of avoidance before a retrospective scheduled this summer at Tilburg, in the Netherlands.
Venice Biennale: A Lacklustre Year
Ralph Rugoff is head curator of the international selection of the 58 th Venice Biennale of Contemporary Art at the Arsenale and in the central pavilion,…
Treasure of an Italian Collector
In the Ile Saint-Louis apartment of this Venetian collector, two objects evoke the turbulent history of the lagoon city, while the Dutch lifestyle…
Venini and Roger Capron: 1950s Design
In Marseille, the spotlight was on 20th-century decorative arts and their sometimes unusual forms, in a summer sale with dazzling French and Italian…
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.…
Marino Marini and the Angel's Phallus...
This plaster sculpture sheds light on the origins of a myth: that of Marino Marini's The Angel of the City , known all over the world through the provocative…
A discovery & record for Lazzaro Bastiani
The Venetian artist’s Madonna was eagerly anticipated, due to its unprecedented nature and, quite simply, its beauty.
C for Cristallo
The sieges of Constantinople in 1204 and 1453 spurred the growth of a thriving luxury glassware trade in Europe. The invention of cristallo—thin, translucent…
Old Masters: Guardi and Coypel
A view of the Giudecca by Francesco Guardi and the Regent’s son in Versailles
Felix Ziem and the Gardens of the Venetian Lagoon
This first sale of the year, focused on 19 th -century landscapes, saw a fine performance from a highly romantic composition by the specialist in maritime…
Mysterious "Portrait of a Lady" Turns Heads in Chartres
A mysterious figure in a high hat triumphed in Chartres.
The Future of Venice: Between Disillusion and Fantasy
Venice, one of humanity's uncontested cultural jewels, has cried out in despair on the eve of COP26.
Medieval Illuminated Manuscripts: Beauty and Provenance
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A Youthful Delacroix
The Lacquered Felines of Jean Dunand, Master of Art Deco
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