15 janvier 2010

Getty Adviser, Bernard Ashmole, Concerned Statue was Looted

Unknown and Unknown maker, perhaps by a pupil of Lysippos, 'Statue of a Victorious Youth', 300 - 100 B.C. Bronze with copper inlays. (151.5 x 70 x 27.9 cm) 59 5/8 x 27 9/16 x 11 inches. Accession No. 77.AB.30. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California. LOS ANGELES, CA (AP).- An adviser to billionaire J. Paul Getty had concerns about whether an ancient bronze statue destined for Getty's world-famous museum had been properly removed from Italy, it was reported Thursday. A 1976 letter from now-deceased Getty... [Lire la suite]