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Art Dubai

Art Dubai

Art Dubai is pleased to announce its partnership with Dubai-based holding company Meraas.

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Arcadia Contemporary

 Arcadia Contemporary

It appears that 12 is a VERY lucky number for Arcadia Contemporary. In the 12th month of the year, the gallery hosted it's first-ever, group exhibition featuring paintings measuring 12 by 12 inches and before the doors opened, over 30 original works were acquired by collectors from...

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15.Highlights of Masters Week

15.Highlights of Masters Week

Between 1841 and 1844 Turner made four extensive journeys to the heart of the Alps. Despite his advancing years, his enthusiasm for the spectacular scenery, the fresh air and the unique quality of light was unquenchable and during those summers.

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14.Highlights of Masters Week

14.Highlights of Masters Week

Sir Tristram de Lyonesse was one of the greatest of Arthurian knights. He was the son of Mediodas, King of Lyones and Elizabeth of Cornwall and revered not only for his fearlessness in battle but his hunting prowess.

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13.Highlights of Masters Week

13.Highlights of Masters Week

The naked figure of Aurora leads the chariot with four horses, driven by a maestoso Apollo, the goddess initiating the day and therefore alluding, appropriately enough for the location, to the passing of time, while in the background various zodiacal signs surround the semicircle of the radiant sun.

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12.Highlights of Masters Week

12.Highlights of Masters Week

Houdon's portraits of the celebrated author, philosopher and man of letters, François-Marie Arouet, called Voltaire (1694-1778), are among the sculptor's most famous images. In 1778 Houdon was anxious to add a portrait of Voltaire to his collection of “great men of the Enlightenment”.

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11.Highlights of Masters Week

11.Highlights of Masters Week

This dramatic and moving image of the Crucifixion was made by the anonymous artist known as the 'Monvaerni' Master, the rarest and earliest of the Limoges enamel painters to be recognized as a specific artistic personality.

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10.Highlights of Masters Week

10.Highlights of Masters Week

This rare enamel vessel is one of only approximately fifty known examples of Eucharistic Doves made by the Limoges workshops in the early 13th century.

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9.Highlights of Masters Week

9.Highlights of Masters Week

Francis Cheetham (1983, op. cit.) recorded that this triptych is the only known Nottingham altarpiece illustrating the theme of Martyrdom; the other known altars depict scenes of the Passion or the Life of the Virgin.

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8.Highlights of Masters Week

8.Highlights of Masters Week

Andrea della Robbia belonged to one of the most distinguished families of sculptors in the Renaissance. He worked alongside his renowned uncle, Luca della Robbia (1399/1400-1482), and later led their workshop with unparalleled success.

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7.Highlights of Masters Week

7.Highlights of Masters Week

William Drost’s enchanting Flora was painted during the artist’s brief stay in Venice during the 1650s and has hitherto remained unknown to scholars. The work should be considered one of Drost’s very best paintings, comparable to his undisputed masterpiece, the Bathsheba in the Louvre.

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6.Highlights of Masters Week

6.Highlights of Masters Week

This sublime tondo by the Master of the Madonna del Ponterosso is an exquisite example of Renaissance painting at the turn of the 16th century. The painting is immaculately preserved with a beautiful paint surface, retaining the delicate glazes and refi ned modeling that are so often lost over time

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5.Highlights of Masters Week

5.Highlights of Masters Week

The extraordinarily good condition of this painting allows us to admire the technique that distinguished Marieschi from other vedutisti: the wide-angled canal view enveloped in a swirl of dynamic pink and white clouds...

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4.Highlights of Masters Week

4.Highlights of Masters Week

The Fountain of Love is one of the most distinguished creations of Jean-Honoré Fragonard’s mature career. Executed circa 1785 as part of a series of four allegorical portrayals of love, this exquisite image has enchanted audiences for centuries with its display of delicacy and dynamism.

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