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News 64 Art Market Susan Moore previews New York’s January offerings and reviews major recent sales 70 Architecture Gavin Stamp on the refurbishment of the Savoy Hotel, London 72 Collectors’ Focus Emma Crichton-Miller on the market for Flemish medieval sculpture 74 Around the Galleries By Monique Kent
Exhibitions 77 ‘Thomas Lawrence: Regency Power & Brilliance’ by David Ekserdjian 80 ‘Diaghilev and the Golden Age of the Ballets Russes, 1909–1929’ by Sanda Miller 82 ‘Bronzino: Painter and Poet at the Court of the Medici’ by Susan Moore 84 ‘Paul Delvaux: Starting Points’ by Alexander Adams
Books 87 Off the Shelf 88 Carol Woolton, Fashion for Jewels: 100 Years of Styles and Icons, by Diana Scarisbrick 90 Deanna Petherbridge, The Primacy of Drawing: Histories and Theories of Practice, by Timothy Wilcox 92 Anne French, Art Treasures in the North: Northern Families on the Grand Tour, by Hugh Belsey 98 From the Archives Robert O’Byrne on the changing role of portraiture
Art Market: pp. 64–68
Around the Galleries: p. 74
Paul Delvaux: p. 80
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Bust of Napoleon I Coming from the Collections of Joseph Bonaparte (1768-1844)
Paris, Empire period, c. 1813 - White marble
Inscriptions: Napoléon 1er / Empereur Des Français / collection du Prince Roland Bonaparte Provenance: Collection of Joseph Bonaparte (1768-1844), King of Naples, King of Spain and Comte de Survilliers (?);
collection of Prince Roland Bonaparte (1858-1924), placed in his private mansion at 10 Avenue d’Iéna, Paris.
31½ in. high (80 cm.); 22 in. wide (56 cm.); 13¾ in. deep (35 cm.).