A drawing by Italian High Renaissance master Raphael has sold for 29.72 million pounds, or $47.9 million – a record for a work on paper in art history – after a dramatic bidding war at a Sotheby’s auction in London. The winning bid came after a 17-minute duel on Wednesday.
, Raphael drawing
, record $48 million
Salvatore Ferragamo Group, one of the global leaders in the luxury sector, celebrates 75 years on Old Bond Street and the refurbishment and expansion of both the Old Bond Street and Sloane Street flagship stores. To mark the occasion, Chairman Ferruccio Ferragamo and CEO Michele Norsa welcomed guests to the Old Bond Street store for cocktails and a private dinner hosted at a 61 metre long table.
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, Ferragamo celebrating 75 years on Old Bond street
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A desire to see a real-life prehistoric monster lies behind the success of life-sized reconstructions, from the famous examples in the exhibition at London’s Crystal Palace in 1851, to the more recent “Jurassic Park” and “Walking with Dinosaurs”. Today, this idea takes new form in Florence, leaving behind the confines of cinema and television to embrace again the whole visual horizon.
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, Jurassic Park
, Museum of Natural History
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