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UNTOUCHED PARIS APARTMENT DISCOVERED AFTER 70 YEARS

Inside, a painting by Giovanni Boldini (1842-1931) was found, a portrait of the apartment’s owner herself Madame de Florian. The painting was sold for 2.1 million euros and the rest of the items inside of the apartment would be worth thousands as well. 9 more words

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BSECS Criticks Review - Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

My review of the National Museum of Scotland’s Summer exhibition Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites is now up on the BSECS Criticks site. Read it here.

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New Books in August

We hope you’re enjoying your summer! Our fall list is now in full swing with lots of new books to check out in August.

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Sibylline Leaves - some (vague) post-conference thoughts

Last week I was in London for the excellent Sibylline Leaves: Chaos and Compilation in the Romantic Period conference. In this post, I’ll try to cobble together some coherent thoughts generated by the event, particularly in terms of how the ideas raised relate to my own work on collage in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. 585 more words

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VINCENT VAN GOGH - SIX SUNFLOWERS

Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) painted “Six Sunflowers” in 1888 but it was destroyed in Japan in 1945.

It was sold to a Japanese collector and shipped to Japan in 1920. 19 more words

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MASOLINO DA PANICALE

Masolino da Panicale (Tommaso di Cristoforo Fini) (c.1383-c.1447).

Masolino was probably the first painter to make use of a central Vanishing point in his 1423 painting St. 9 more words

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FAKE MODIGLIANIS IN GENOA

Authorities in Genoa have confiscated 21 suspect artworks supposedly by Amedeo Modigliani after confirming that several paintings showcased in a major exhibition at the Doge’s Palace were likely fakes.

View full article HERE.

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