12 juin 2010

Sotheby’s Sale of Antiquities Totals $17.5 Million

A Marble Torso of an Emperor, Roman Imperial, Julio-Claudian, 1st half of the 1st Century A.D. photo Sotheby’s 11 June 2010, New York, NY – In a packed salesroom at Sotheby’s this afternoon, a Marble Torso of an Emperor (probably Augustus, Tiberius or Claudius), Roman Imperial, Julio Claudian, 1st Half of the 1st Century A.D., surpassed all expectations, selling for a remarkable $7,362,500, more than six times the high estimate of $1.2 million*. At least seven bidders in the room and on numerous telephones pursued the stunning... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2009

"Worshiping Women: Ritual and Reality in Classical Athens" @ the Onassis Cultural Center in New York

Attic Red-Figure Nuptial Lebes with Lid, 410 B.C. Attributed to the Painter of Louvre ΜΝ 558. Clay H. 0.165 m. From Eretria, Athens, National Archaeological Museum, 1658. Cat. No. 142 NEW YORK, NY.- The galleries of the Onassis Cultural Center in New York have been transformed into evocations of ancient Greek sanctuaries, each filled with artistic masterpieces assembled from international collections, for the major exhibition Worshiping Women: Ritual and Reality in Classical Athens. On view through May 9, 2009, the exhibition... [Lire la suite]
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