06 mai 2011

Masterpiece by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema Achieves $29.2 Million @ Sotheby's New York

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema  (British, 1836-1912), The Meeting of Antony and Cleopatra: 41 BC. Sold for $29,202,500–nearly six times the pre-sale high estimate of $5 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- A masterpiece by Victorian artist Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema set another incredible price at Sotheby’s New York today in the sale of 19th Century European Art. Two determined phone bidders held a steady competition for The Meeting of Antony and Cleopatra: 41 BC for over eight minutes, driving the final price to a... [Lire la suite]
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05 avril 2011

Sotheby's To Offer Another Masterpiece by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

The Meeting of Antony and Cleopatra, 41 B.C. (detail) will lead Sotheby's sale of 19th Century European Art in New York on May 5. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, N.Y.- Following the record-shattering price of $35,922,500 achieved at Sotheby’s New York in November 2010 by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema’s The Finding of Moses (est. $3/5 million), Sotheby’s announces that the 5 May 2011 sale of 19th Century European Art in New York will be led by another masterpiece by the artist. In The Meeting of Antony and Cleopatra, 41 B.C. Alma-Tadema... [Lire la suite]
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28 février 2010

“Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt” @ The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia

Colossal Head of Caesarion, Alexandria, 1st century BCE, Granodiorite. H. 2.6 ft / W. 1.9 ft / D. 1.6 ft. © Franck Goddio/Hilti Foundation. Photo: Christoph Gerigk. PHILADELPHIA, PA.- The world of Cleopatra, which has been lost to the sea and sand for nearly 2,000 years, will surface in a new exhibition, “Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt,” making its world premiere in June 2010 at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. Organized by National Geographic and Arts and Exhibitions International, with cooperation... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2009

'To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the Brooklyn Museum' @ the Chrysler Museum

Mummy Mask of a Man, Roman Period, early 1st century A.D. Stucco, gilded and painted, 20 1/4 x 13 x 7 7/8 in. (51.5 x 33 x 20 cm) place made: Egypt, Africa. Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund NORFOLK, VA.- Pyramids and Pharaohs. Sphinxes and Sarcophagi. The Ten Commandments. The Book of the Dead. Crocodiles, Cobras, and Cleopatra. What other culture evokes such rich imagination and echoes of immortality as ancient Egypt? On October 14, the Nile comes to Norfolk with the public debut of To Live Forever: Egyptian Treasures from the... [Lire la suite]