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Elizabeth Colyear Vincent Antiques for Auction

Elizabeth Colyear Vincent Antiques for Auction

. July 26, 2009

Bonhams & Butterfields announced the November 8, 2009 auction of The Estate of Elizabeth Colyear Vincent, Newport Beach, California. Assembled over the course of a lifetime, the Estate features a diverse group of 18th and 19th century works with a focus on the Northern European aesthetic. The 300-lot Los Angeles-based sale will feature pieces from […]

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Jacobean Curtains For Bonhams Textiles Sale

Jacobean Curtains For Bonhams Textiles Sale

. July 26, 2009

A pair of extraordinary late 17th Century Jacobean curtains – £4,000 – £6,000 – which have come from a couple in Nairn, Scotland, who put them up every winter and took them down each summer to protect them from the light, will be sold at Bonhams auction of Textiles in Knowle on July 28. The […]

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Rare Roman Coins Acquired for British Museum and Derby with Art Fund Help

Rare Roman Coins Acquired for British Museum and Derby with Art Fund Help

. July 25, 2009

Two very rare gold coins of the little known Roman emperor Carausius (AD 286-93), found in the North Midlands in 2007, have been acquired by the British Museum and Derby Museum and Art Gallery. Both feature an image of the emperor Carausius, who lead a breakaway ‘mini-empire’ of Britain and Gaul in the late third […]

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de Young Museum to Open New Permanent Exhibition in Art of the Americas Galleries

de Young Museum to Open New Permanent Exhibition in Art of the Americas Galleries

. July 25, 2009

On August 28, the de Young opens a new permanent exhibition in the Art of the Americas galleries, entitled, Yua, Spirit of the Arctic: Eskimo and Inuit Art from the Collection of Thomas G. Fowler. The word yua means spirit or soul. Its prominence in the title reflects the widely shared Eskimo/Inuit concept that all […]

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New York Harbor Quadricentennial Saluted with Extensive Exhibition Featuring Rarely Seen Treasures

. July 25, 2009

The New York Public Library celebrates Henry Hudson and Dutch acumen with Mapping New York’s Shoreline, 1609-2009, a comprehensive exhibition featuring rare and extraordinary maps, atlases, books, journals, broadsides, manuscripts, prints, and an animation superimposing historical maps on a three-dimensional Google Earth model drawn primarily from the Library’s Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, […]

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