Regarded as the oldest residential building in Bucharest, built around 1760, the Melik House, currently hosting the Pallady Museum, in the former Armenian Quarter, had a tumultuous history, as it was the hiding place, during the 1848 Revolution, for personalities such as I.C. Bratianu and C.A. Rosetti.
An exhibition called "Romania / France - Cultural Itineraries" comprising of a series of manuscripts, archival documents, correspondence, rare books, drawings and engravings that attest to the dynamics and developments in the historical ties between Romania and France opened on Friday at the Library of the Romanian Academy.
Nicolae Tonitza's "Nude From the Back" fetched 72,500 euro at Artmark's spring auction held in Bucharest on Wednesday evening.