07 mai 2009

Statue of an Ephebe as a Lampbearer @ the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa

Unknow, Statue of Apollo as an archer (Apollo Saettante), before 146 B.C. Bronze. Object: H: 147 X W: 55 X D: 114 cm. VL.2009.1 Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Napoli e Pompei, Naples, Italy, 5629. LOS ANGELES, CA.- Statue of an Ephebe as a Lampbearer, a long-term loan from the Museo Archeologico Nazionale in Naples, is now on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa. The object, which was excavated from Pompeii in 1925, will remain on view at the Getty until March 2011. The Getty has also begun... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2009

'The Mind of Leonardo' @ Palazzo Venezia, Roma

The Mind of Leonardo is hosted in the prestigious Palazzo Venezia in Rome. The Roman venue is adorned by significant art works. Photo: EFE ROME.- Although Leonardo is commonly known as a “universal genius”, the exhibitions dedicated to him have almost always focused on some specific area of his activity: art, anatomy, technology, studies on water, on flight, and so on. The Mind of Leonardo offers its visitors a different point of view, inviting them to explore the Genius’ very mode of thinking and his unitary conception of... [Lire la suite]
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07 mai 2009

Quote : Raphael Soyer

Raphael Soyer, In the Studio, 1943, oil on canvas, 24 x 20 inches Every brushstroke is, in a sense, some kind of accident. Raphael Soyer
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06 mai 2009

A fine celadon vase decorated with polychrome landscape and seven-syllable-poem on the reverse. China, Qianlong period,

A fine celadon vase decorated with polychrome landscape and seven-syllable-poem on the reverse. China, Qianlong period, dated dingmao, 1747 Good condition. H. 17,3 cm. Est. 9 000 EUR. Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
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06 mai 2009

A large, standing blanc-de-chine buddha, China, 18th century marked "Dehua" and "Pu zi yu ren"

A large, standing blanc-de-chine buddha, China, 18th century marked "Dehua" and "Pu zi yu ren" H. 52,8 cm. Est. 12 000 EUR. Note: A similar figure on a lotus flower head base from the collection of Captain and Mrs. V. Bulkeley-Johnson (who formed the Mount Trust), was included by Godfrey Gomper and Margaret Medley in A Thousand Years of Chinese Ceramic Art, Oriental Ceramic Society at the Quantas gallery, Piccadilly, London, 1966, Katalognr. 96, eine weitere Figur auf einem Lotosblütenstand aus... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2009

A Syrian shell and bone-inlaid mirror

A Syrian shell and bone-inlaid mirror Height 8ft 4in (2.54m); width 4ft 1 1/2in (1.26m). Estimate: $7,000 - 9,000 - Unsold Bonhams. European and American Furniture, Decorative Arts, Silver, Rugs & Carpets, 5 May 2009. 580 Madison Avenue, New York www.bonhams.com
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06 mai 2009

A Syrian mother-of-pearl and bone-inlaid chest of drawers. 19th century

A Syrian mother-of-pearl and bone-inlaid chest of drawers. 19th century The later white marble top above three drawers, raised on bracket feet. Height 35 1/2in (90cm); length 46 3/4in (1.19m); depth 22 1/2in (57cm). Estimate: $6,000 - 8,000 - Unsold Bonhams. European and American Furniture, Decorative Arts, Silver, Rugs & Carpets, 5 May 2009. 580 Madison Avenue, New York www.bonhams.com
06 mai 2009

A blue-black glazed cizhou ware pottery meiping, China, Ming dynasty

A blue-black glazed cizhou ware pottery meiping, China, Ming dynasty Small chip to rim, few small glaze chips. H. 27,2 cm. Est. 8 000 EUR Provenance: Former property from the collection of the St. Louis Art Museum Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
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06 mai 2009

A fine pair of yellow-glazed engraved dragon bowls, China, Qianlong six-character sealmarks and of the period

A fine pair of yellow-glazed engraved dragon bowls, China, Qianlong six-character sealmarks and of the period One bowl with a very short hairline to rim, good condition. D. 15 cm. Est. 6 000 EUR Provenance: Property from an European private collection Nagel Auctions. Asian Art. 8th May 2009. www.auction.de
06 mai 2009

A group of Fortuny fabric fragments

A group of Fortuny fabric fragments Comprising approximately thirty pieces in three prints.  dimensions of largest 7ft x 4ft 6in (2.13 x 1.37m). Sold for $1,464 Bonhams. The Ed Hardy San Francisco Collection, 5 May 2009. Ed Hardy San Francisco, 188 Henry Adams Street, San Francisco, CA www.bonhams.com
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