04 août 2009

Vietnamese Art in the Norton Simon Museum

Drum, 3rd century B.C.E. - 1st century C.E, Vietnam, -299-99. Bronze, 20 x 26 in. (50.8 x 66.0 cm). Jennifer Jones Simon Art Trust, N.1981.4.S © 2009 Jennifer Jones Simon Art Trust Elephant with Driver, 14th-15th century, Vietnam, 1300-1499, Bronze. 6-3/4 x 7-1/4 x 3-1/2 in. (17.1 x 18.4 x 8.3 cm) Norton Simon Museum, Gift of Pratap and Chitra Pal. P.2003.01.01 © 2009 Norton Simon Museum Celestial Female, c.1100, Vietnam: ancient Champa kingdom, 1075-1125, Sandstone, 28 x 13-1/4 x 9 in. (71.1 x 33.7 x 22.9 cm)... [Lire la suite]
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30 avril 2009

A Tanagra terracotta figure of a boy holding a comic mask. Circa 3rd Century B.C.

A Tanagra terracotta figure of a boy holding a comic mask. Circa 3rd Century B.C. Standing with his right knee relaxed, the weight on his left leg, enveloped in a long himation coloured in white slip, gathered at his chest with his right hand, hidden beneath the drapery, the folds falling over his left hand, in which he holds a theatrical comic mask coloured in red slip, the boy with short curling red hair dressed with an umber wreath, standing on a rectangular integral plinth, 6½in (16.4cm) high, mounted. Sold for £8,400 ... [Lire la suite]
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26 avril 2009

A Hellenistic terracotta funerary wall painting. Circa 3rd Century B.C.

A Hellenistic terracotta funerary wall painting. Circa 3rd Century B.C. The painted panel moulded with a simple fascia above and below, and raised pilasters at either side, possibly once surmounted by a pediment, now missing, the scene set against a pale wash ground depicting the deceased, a central male figure, seated on a high-backed throne with a turned newell post and extended red foot-stool infront, his white himation draped over his left shoulder and around his waist, his bare muscular chest and strong arms revealed... [Lire la suite]