11 juillet 2011

Sceau citrine.du Marquis de La Fayette

Sceau citrine.du Marquis de La Fayette. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 Orné d'une citrine rectangulaire gravée des initiales LF et de la devise 'Cur non?', entièrement gravé, à décors de trophées, de faisceaux et de deux médaillons représentant Lafayette et Washington, monture en or jaune, travail du XVIIIème siècle. Estimate €4,000 - €6,000 ($5,741 - $8,612). Price Realized €5,250 ($7,591) Provenance: Marquis de La Fayette, château de La Grange Bléneau; Clémentine de La Tour Maubourg, baronne de Brigode, sa petite-fille;... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2010

"Arcimboldo, 1526–1593: Nature and Fantasy" @ National Gallery of Art, Washington

Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Vertumnus, c. 1590, oil on panel, framed: 81 x 68 cm (31 7/8 x 26 3/4 in.) unframed: 68 x 56 cm (26 3/4 x 22 1/16 in.) Skokloster Castle, Skokloster WASHINGTON, DC.- The bizarre yet scientifically accurate composite heads painted by Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526–1593) will be exhibited together for the first time in the United States, at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, from September 19, 2010 through January 9, 2011. Arcimboldo, 1526-1593: Nature and Fantasy includes 16 of the most spectacular of these... [Lire la suite]
12 juin 2009

'From Washington to Warhol: Americana Redefined' @ Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art

Andy Warhol, Portrait of Jamie Wyeth with a Tan Background, 1976, Acrylic silkscreen on canvas, Museum Purchase with funds provided by the following: Mr. and Mrs. Roger C. Buntin; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fowler; Martin Hayes and Co., Inc.; Mamie C. Howell in memory of Corinne Craig Oliver; Mr. and Mrs. Jack C. Massey; NLT Corporation; In memory of Mr. and Mrs. John Oman, Jr.; Mr. and Mrs. Joe M. Rogers; Mrs. Hugh Stallworth and Anonymous Donor. NASHVILLE, TN.- From Washington to Warhol: Americana Redefined will be on display at... [Lire la suite]
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05 juin 2009

Petrified Sequoia Wood Sphere, Sequoia, Miocene. Vantage, Washington

Petrified Sequoia Wood Sphere, Sequoia, Miocene. Vantage, Washington Fossilized Sequoia wood is rarely encountered. This large sphere, made up of 12 -5 million-year-old fossilized Sequoia wood from Vantage, Washington, displays white and varied brown hues, and clearly exhibits the growth rings of the tree. Offered on a custom wooden swivel stand. Diameter measures 6in - Sold for $915 Natural History, 1 Jun 2009. New York. www.bonhams.com
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