Sales at Christie's hit a record high last year of £5.1 billion (5.8 billion euros, $7.3 billion) boosted by blockbuster sales including Leonardo da Vinci's "Salvator Mundi", the auction house said on Friday. The Britain-based auction...Show More Summary
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On November 15th, auction house Christie's will be offering a "special lot" in its Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening Sale: A painting of Jesus Christ, painted around 1500, by Leonardo da Vinci called. The piece is called Salvator Mundi, and was believed lost until being "rediscovered" in 2005. [ more › ]
The last Leonardo Da Vinci painting still in the hands of a private collector will go under the hammer next month in New York, the Christie's auction house said Tuesday, estimating its worth at $100 million. Dating from around 1500,Show More Summary
Renowned British auction house Christie’s will be auctioning off the Salvator Mundi, by legendary polymath Leonardo da Vinci, reportedly the last Leonardo Da Vinci painting in private hands. Considered as one of fewer than 20 paintings in existence from the artist, it was the first discovery of a painting by Leonardo da Vinci since 1909 […]
What would you do if you were tasked with finding one of the greatest inventors and artists of the renaissance? That’s the question that The House of Da Vinci poses, and it’s out right now for Android if you want to try and answer. You’re playing one of Da Vinci’s assistants, and you need to [...]
How Blue Brain Games is building game mechanics around da Vinci's most iconcic inventions. "We wanted the puzzles to be connected and for the player to work his way systematically through the house."...
We’d like to thank our sponsor for this week, The House of Da Vinci by Blue Brain Games. There’s a reason Leonardo Da Vinci is the only renaissance figure who routinely shows up in video games you know. With his remarkable inventiveness and genius for creative problem-solving, Da Vinci was a gamer through and through. Show More Summary
Blue Brain Games invites you to indulge in an immersive hands-on 3D puzzle adventure in similar vein to The Room series, with its debut release The House of Da Vinci. Set during the historic period of the Italian Renaissance (when Leonardo...Show More Summary
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The Room series brought the "escape room" genre to the masses with well-designed puzzles and incredible graphics, and now developer Blue Brain Games wants to take that idea and inject some historically accurate realism into the formula. Their upcoming game is titled The House of Da Vinci and it has you playing as the infamous
France has deemed a newfound Leonardo da Vinci sketch to be a national treasure and now has 30 months to raise 15 million euros ($15.8 million) to purchase it, an auction house said Tuesday. The Renaissance master's dreamily sensualShow More Summary
A lost drawing by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci has been discovered in the papers of a French provincial doctor, a Paris auction house said Tuesday.
A lost drawing by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci has been discovered in the papers of a French provincial doctor, a Paris auction house said Tuesday. The dreamily sensual sketch of Saint Sebastian is thought to be worth around 15 million euros ($15.8 million) and is an "extraordinary discovery", the Tajan auction house said. Show More Summary
The drawing stood out to a curator at a Paris auction house, who, after consulting other experts, determined that it is indeed a work by the hand of the Renaissance artist. The post A Collector’s Portfolio Turns Up an Unknown Leonardo da Vinci Sketch appeared first on Hyperallergic.
A previously undiscovered Leonardo da Vinci sketch was unveiled on Monday by French auction house Tajan, who value the drawing at $15.8m. The extraordinary find was part of an art collection belonging to the late father of a retiredShow More Summary
"That, more or less, is what happened to Thaddée Prate, director of old master pictures at the Tajan auction house [in Paris]... In March, Mr. Prate recalled being 'in a bit of a rush' when a retired doctor visited Tajan with 14 unframed drawings that had been collected by his bibliophile father."
By Emily Drooby A rare and pricy Leonardo da Vinci drawing has been found. A French auction house announced its discovery of 'The Martyred Saint Sebastian.' It's the first da Vinci artwork to be discovered in over 15 years. The drawing...Show More Summary
A French auction house announced the discovery of what is believed to be a long-lost sketch by Italian Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci. The drawing of Saint Sebastian was presented to Paris’ Tajan auction house in March by a private...Show More Summary
A retired doctor visited a Paris auction house in March with a portfolio of drawings. It contained a work now attributed to Leonardo da Vinci and valued at about $15.8 million.