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$170 Million for “Judith Beheading Holofernes”

$170 Million for “Judith Beheading Holofernes”

The large canvas artwork “Judith Beheading Holofernes,” which, according to some experts, was created by Italian artist Caravaggio, can be put up for sale this summer. Despite the fact that art experts have not come to a consensus about the ...

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A Renaissance Sculpture Was Attributed to Michelangelo

A Renaissance Sculpture Was Attributed to Michelangelo

The terracotta pieta discovered two decades ago turned out to be a real treasure. Art critics, who have done a long detective work, proved that the exquisite terracotta figure of Mary with Christ in her arms is, indeed, the work ...

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Herculaneum’s Archaeological Museum Is Finally Open

Herculaneum’s Archaeological Museum Is Finally Open

Although Herculaneum is not as popular among tourists as neighboring Pompeii, the archaeological value of the local excavations is equally high. The building for the Herculaneum’s Archaeological Museum was ready more than 40 years ago, but only recently the Antiquarium has opened ...

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Leonardo da Vinci Exhibition at the Louvre Museum

Leonardo da Vinci Exhibition at the Louvre Museum

This year promises to be rich and productive for the world’s art scene. In 2019, the art world will widely celebrate the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, and the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt’s, while the celebration ...

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Where to Buy Exceptional Russian Art & Icons?

Where to Buy Exceptional Russian Art & Icons?

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Russian art? Matryoshka dolls? Or maybe very distinctive onion-domed church architecture? These are perhaps the most popular examples, but the truth is that Russian art is much ...

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Gorgeous Collection of Antique Art Works Exhibited at The Louvre

Gorgeous Collection of Antique Art Works Exhibited at The Louvre

The collection of antique art works previously owned by Giovanni Pietro Campana was put together at the one of the world’s famous art galleries – The Louvre. One hundred sixty years ago, it was divided between Russia, France, and Great ...

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The Most Wonderful Art: Icons from the Collection of Grigory Leps

The Most Wonderful Art: Icons from the Collection of Grigory Leps

It’s not a secret that antique icons have long been important collectible items highly sought-after by both connoisseurs and serious collectors of religious art. This is especially true for antique Russian icons that are often sold for tens and even ...

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The Holy Apostles Peter and Paul in Art

The Holy Apostles Peter and Paul in Art

Today, on July 12, the entire Russian Orthodox Church celebrates the Holy Feast of the Apostles Peter and Paul, which is also known as the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul. These two greatest Apostles are considered the most important ...

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The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, MD

The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, MD

While the Walters Art Museum is not one of the most famous art museums in the United States, it is definitely one of the most distinctive, which makes it a must-visit place in Baltimore, MD. Opened in November 1934, this ...

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Results of Christie’s New York Exception Sale

Results of Christie’s New York Exception Sale

On April 20, Christie’s New York held a unique auction entitled “The Exceptional Sale.” From striking antique furniture to elegant silver and one-of-a-kind sculpture masterpieces, the auction offered a stunning selection of lots outstanding for their rarity, provenance, craftsmanship, and ...

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