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Marble figure after the Dresden Artemis
ca. late 1st century AD/early 2nd century AD
$398,500
Sotheby's New York
June 7, 2012
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Art Market Watch

SPRING ANTIQUITIES AT SOTHEBY’S AND CHRISTIE’S NEW YORK
by Jessica Mizrachi

The eurocrisis provided defenders of the encyclopedic museum with an argument this month, as “austerity measures” in Greece prompted ever-deeper cuts in cultural spending, particularly in archeology, endangering objects and sites, and bringing scholarship to a halt. Keep those treasures safely in the museums, wherever they are.

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