24 juin 2009

Sotheby's Sale to Include a Rare Manuscript Containing the Earliest Depictions of Joan of Arc

Three illustrations thought to be the earliest representations of Joan of Arc (lot 26, est. £1-1.5 million). Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- Sotheby’s London sale of Western Manuscripts on Tuesday 7th July 2009 has a combined total sale estimate of £3 million and will include the sale of Medieval Illuminated Miniatures from the Collection of the Late Eric Korner. The highlight of the various-owner sale is a stunningly illustrated manuscript dating to the mid-15th century which has surfaced for the first time in half a century, and... [Lire la suite]