13 avril 2010

"Collection Highlights from Europe 1500 - 1800, Ancient Greece and Rome" @ Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University

Greece, Classical period (479–323 B.C.E.) Kleophon Painter, “Volute Krater” c. 430 B.C.E. Red-figure terra cotta. 26-3/4 x 19 x 19 inches. Hazel D. Hansen Fund, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, 1970.12 Stanford, California --- Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University announces the opening on May 5, 2010 of “Collection Highlights from Europe 1500-1800, Ancient Greece and Rome,” which continues indefinitely. The museum’s second-floor gallery devoted to European art is revitalized and now includes artworks from the... [Lire la suite]
19 mars 2009

"Carvers and Collectors: The Lasting Allure of Ancient Gems" @ the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa

Unknown, Cameo set into a ring, 1st century A.D. Sardonyx set in modern gold ring. Greatest extent: 1.8 cm (11/16 in.) The J. Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California LOS ANGELES, CA.- Carved gemstones have captivated connoisseurs and collectors of every age, from antiquity to the present. Carvers and Collectors: The Lasting Allure of Ancient Gems, on view from March 19 – September 7, 2009, at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Villa, brings together remarkable intaglios and cameos carved by ancient master... [Lire la suite]
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