Volume 18, No. 5

May 1997

Sir Joshua Reynolds and His Niece: Miss Theophila Palmer (reading Clarissa)
— Margaret I. O'Brien
Portrait submitted to IFAR's Authentication Service proves to be one of several copies of the original

Nineveh "Palace Without Rval" Looted: London is Among Several Cities Where Reliefs Have Been Offered
— Peter Watson
More priceless antiquities looted from palaces of Nineveh and Nimrud are now on sale on the international art market. Malcolm Russell and others petitioning for inclusion in World Monuments Fund “List of 100 Most Endangered Sites.”

ALR Recovers Snuff Box for Paris Museum
— Jennifer Landes
Snuff Box, missing from Musée Jacquemart-André in Paris since 1980 was recovered from a New York auction house in 1996. Box contains miniature portrait of the Empress Josephine.

34-Vol. The Dictionary of Art. i> Grant Allows IFAR to Add a Major Resource
— Constance Lowenthal
Grant from Ahmanson Foundation enables IFAR to purchase this landmark publication.

In Memoriam: Sydney J. Freedberg
— Constance Lowenthal
Member of IFAR’s Art Advisory Council.