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Summer Presentation at The Frick Explores Turkish Taste at the Court...

NEW YORK, NY.- By the late eighteenth century, France had long been fascinated by the Ottoman empire. Trade with Turkish territories had gone on for centuries, bringing precious velvets, brocades, carpets, arabesque-decorated leathers, and metalwork to...

Declaration of Independence Stone Facsimile on View at the National Gallery...

WASHINGTON, DC.- Declaration of Independence: The Stone Copy presents one of only 31 existing copies of the "Stone" facsimile of the historic document in the American galleries of the West Building of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, May 28 thr...

Art from China’s Forbidden City on View at the Metropolitan Museum...

NEW YORK (REUTERS).- Objects and artwork from the Forbidden City's hidden inner sanctum, a sealed off compound built in high luxury for the Chinese emperor's retirement, will be unveiled in New York on Tuesday. "The Emperor's Private Paradise: Treasure...

Art from China’s Forbidden City on View at the Metropolitan Museum...

NEW YORK (REUTERS).- Objects and artwork from the Forbidden City's hidden inner sanctum, a sealed off compound built in high luxury for the Chinese emperor's retirement, will be unveiled in New York on Tuesday. "The Emperor's Private Paradise: Treasure...

Mark Twain’s Unpublished Manuscript, ‘A Family Sketch’, Sets Auction Record

NEW YORK, NY.- Today at Sotheby’s New York, the second offering of rare books and manuscripts from The James S. Copley Library achieved a total of $2,783,347, bringing the total for the first four auctions of the Library to $7,146,231. The Mark Tw...

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