23 décembre 2016

Saucer with a depiction of the "three friends", Ming dynasty, Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566)

 Saucer with a depiction of the "three friends", Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566), China, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi province. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 1 in x Diam. 5 3/4 in, H. 2.5 cm x Diam. 14.6 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P2360. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture Jiajing mark of the period. The six-character mark at the base: "Produced during the Jiajing reign of the great... [Lire la suite]

23 décembre 2016

Plate with the Three Friends of Winter, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566)

Plate with the Three Friends of Winter, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Jiajing six-character mark and of the period (1522-1566), China. Porcelain with underglaze blue decoration. H. 1 in x Diam. 5 3/4 in, H. 2.5 cm x Diam. 14.6 cm. The Avery Brundage Collection, B60P2359. © 2016 Asian Art Museum Chong-Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture The bamboo, pine, and plum are collectively known as the "Three Friends of Winter" (suihan sanyou ????) and are one of the most classic depictions in Chinese art.... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2016

JADA's collaborative show and eight other exhibitions to present art of 2,000 years

Places Along the Tokaido (detail), Edo period (1615-1868), ca. 1700. Six-panel folding screen; ink, mineral colors, gofun (white powdered shell), and gold flakes on paper with gold leaf. H 47" x W 110" (119.4 x 279.4 cm). Courtesy Erik Thomsen Gallery NEW YORK, NY.- The Japanese Art Dealers Association will hold its ninth annual Asia Week exhibition from March 11 to March 13, 2017, at the Ukrainian Institute of America, 2 E. 79th St., New York City.   The exhibition, JADA 2017: An... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2016

The origin of still life in Italy explored in new exhibition at the Galleria Borghese

 Master of Hartford, Vases of flowers and fruit on tavolo, Hartford, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art © Allen Phillips ROME.- The Galleria Borghese in Rome presents "The Origin of Still Life in Italy. Caravaggio and the Master of Hartford, an exhibition aimed at enhancing the museum's artistic heritage. The origins of Italian still life in the context of Rome at the end of the sixteenth century are analysed following the subsequent developments of Caravaggesque painting during the first three decades of the... [Lire la suite]