26 mars 2010

Christie's to Offer Valuable Collection of Illuminated Manuscripts

A Book of Hours opulently illuminated for King François I of France by the Master of François de Rohan is expected to realise £300,000 to £500,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 LONDON.- Christie’s announce that they will offer the first part of an extensive selection of exceptional medieval and renaissance masterpieces on 7 July 2010 in London. The Arcana Collection: Exceptional Illuminated Manuscripts and Incunabula Part I is an outstanding private collection which has been assembled over the past 3 decades and which... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2009

Vivat Rex! An Exhibition Commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Accession of Henry VIII @ The Grolier Club, NY

Thomas More, lord chancellor of England, in a 1793 color stipple engraving by Francesco Bartolozzi after a (1525-26) drawing by Hans Holbein the Younger (cat. 88). Photo credit: Robert Lorenzson for The Grolier Club NEW YORK, NY.- The magisterial and tyrannical reign of King Henry VIII will be the subject of a major exhibition, Vivat Rex! An Exhibition Commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Accession of Henry VIII, to be held in New York City at The Grolier Club from March 4 to May 2, 2009. The exhibition will travel, in... [Lire la suite]