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Manet's "Portrait of Mademoiselle Claus," detail. John Singer Sargent's Manet Acquired By Ashmolean Museum
Guardian - August 8th, 2012 22:27
In just eight months, £7.83 million ($12.5 million) was raised to help keep a 19th-century masterpiece by Edouard Manet in Great Britain and on public display. Thousands of donations from the public along with...

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Cape Cod Museum of Art
Cindy Nickerson has been named interim executive director of the Cape Cod Museum of Art, replacing Elizabeth Hunter whose resignation took effect last week.        Nickerson was ...
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Utagawa Kunisada II; Murasaki Shikibu’s Genji Playing Cards: Ch.  39, Yugiri, 1857; Ink on paper; 13 in.  x 9 1/4 in.; Scripps College, Claremont, CA; Gift of Mrs.  Frederick S.  Bailey Genji's World in Japanese Woodblock Prints
October 27 - December 16, 2012

Claremont, California
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Two Important Roman Bronze Genre Statues Of A Girl Pursuing A Partridge Circa Late 1st Century B.C.-Early 1st Century A.D.  Estimate: $3,000,000-5,000,000 EXTRAORDINARY ROMAN BRONZES TO HIGHLIGHT CHRISTIE’S ANTIQUITIES SALE ON DECEMBER 5
Release Date: 08 August 2012
  Christie’s is pleased to announce the sale of a set of two important Roman bronze genre statues on December 5, circa late 1st century B.C.- early 1st century A.D. (estimate: $3,000,000-5,000,000).  Both approximately twenty inches in length, the sculptures each depict a young girl pursuing a ...

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