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News 60 Art Market Susan Moore previews ARCOmadrid and reviews Old Master sales in London 68 Collectors’ Focus Emma Crichton-Miller on the market for ancient coins 74 Architecture Gavin Stamp on the significance of the dome in architecture 76 Around the Galleries By Monique Kent Exhibitions 82 ‘Leonardo: Painter at the Court of
Milan’ by Carmen C. Bambach 86 ‘The Princes Sapieha: Art Patrons and Collectors’ by Nicholas Hodge 88 ‘Antico: The Golden Age of Renaissance
Bronzes’ by Louise Nicholson 90 ‘L’Hôtel Particulier: Une Ambition
Parisienne’ by David Plazter Books 93 Off the Shelf 94 Tom Hewlett and Duncan Macmillan,
F.C.B. Cadell: The Life and Works of a Scottish Colourist 1883–1937, by Chris Brickley 96 Averil King, Isaak Levitan: Lyrical
Landscape, by Anthony Parton 98 Aileen Ribeiro, Facing Beauty:
Painted Women in Cosmetic Art, by Sanda Miller 106 From the Archives Robert O’Byrne on the perils of collecting contemporary art
Ancient coins: pp. 68–69
F.C.B. Cadell: pp. 94–95
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Detail of an Exceptional Rocaille Settee covered with a silk aux perdrix upholstery.
Possibly from the collections of the Prince de Condé at the Palais Bourbon, former collection of the Marquise de Ganay, née Ridgway.
Carved and gilded wood, 18th century silk upholstery – H. 85 cm (33½ in), W. 111.5 cm (43¾ in), D. 72 cm (231/3 in).