15 décembre 2010

“Koechlin for the twenty-first century” @ The Courtauld Institute of Art

Relief, Virgin and Child (French or Netherlandish, c. 1300-1350). 146mm x 43mm x 20mm. Photo: The Courtauld Gallery. LONDON.- When in 1924 the French scholar Raymond Koechlin published his three-volume study of French Gothic Ivories, his catalogue numbered 1,328 objects and was illustrated by some 500 images. Since then, many more ivories have surfaced in auction houses as well as private and public collections; valuable articles and catalogues have been written; scientific examination and increasing expertise have all... [Lire la suite]
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