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Ingres Bourdelle Museum Re-Opens With Four Exceptional Exhibitions

Located in the heart of Montauban, one of the most beautiful cities in the south west of France, and reopening last December after three years of total closure for major works, the Ingres Bourdelle Museum has scheduled four exhibitions which, from Ingres to contemporaries, offer visitors a journey into the history of art. The only dedicated Ingres museum in the world, the Ingres Bourdelle Museum has been completely restructured and modernised and now features exceptional...
Abu Dhabi Exhibition Reveals Rich History of Islamic Coins

CollectionsAbu Dhabi Exhibition Reveals Rich History of Islamic Coins

One of the most significant collections of Arab and Islamic coinage ever assembled is now on show in the exhibition Coins of Islam: History Revealed in Abu Dhabi, UAE. His Highness Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed al Nahyan, deputy prime minister and minister of presidential affairs, inaugurated the exhibition under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak on January 28th. Curated and organized by Dr. Alain Baron, founder of Numismatica Genevensis SA, the exhibition...
Peter Harrington Rare Books Catalogue Features Ian Fleming, Charles Dickens and more

CollectionsPeter Harrington Rare Books Catalogue Features Ian Fleming, Charles Dickens and more

In its latest catalogue, Fifty Fine Items, Peter Harrington Rare Books has included some fascinating volumes with interesting inscriptions by Charles Dickens, HG Wells, DH Lawrence, Ian Fleming and Oskar Schindler. Among others the catalogue contains a superb presentation copy of Oliver Twist, inscribed by the author to his close friend William Charles Macready on the title page: “W.C. Macready from his affectionate friend Charles Dickens Christmas 1841.” Macready was an actor and theatre-manager and was...
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