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Art Historian Michael Peppiatt Writes About Giacometti’s Studio in New Book

November 17, 2010 by  
Filed under Education & Research

NEW YORK, NY.- Eykyn Maclean announced the publication of art historian Michael Peppiatt’s ‘In Giacometti’s Studio’. The book coincides with their inaugural exhibition “Inside Giacometti’s Studio – An Intimate Portrait”, which has been curated by Peppiatt, author of the critically acclaimed ‘Francis Bacon: Anatomy of an Enigma’.  The book focuses on the creative chaos of the tiny, cluttered studio behind Montparnasse, where Giacometti spent nearly all of the last four decades of his life (1926-66). Peppiatt prefaces his story with a [...]

Doll Dressed by Queen Victoria’s Eldest Daughter to Sell at Bonhams

April 28, 2010 by  
Filed under Artifacts & Decorative Arts

LONDON.- A wax doll dressed by Queen Victoria’s eldest daughter, the Empress Frederick of Germany (christened Princess Victoria, the Princess Royal), is to be sold at Bonhams, Knightsbridge on Wednesday 26th May, as part of the Fine Dolls and Teddy Bears sale. The Empress dressed the doll, which is expected to fetch £800 – 1,200, for a bazaar in London to raise funds for impoverished Germans in the city circa 1868, and it was bought by the financier Baron von [...]