26 décembre 2020

'German Expressionism from the Baron Thyssen-Bornemisza Collection' at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Fränzi in front of Carved Chair, 1910. Oil on canvas. 71 x 49.5 cm © Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid MADRID.- When in 1961 Baron Hans Heinrich Thyssen‐Bornemisza acquired Young Couple by Emil Nolde he initiated a change of direction in the Thyssen family’s collecting activities. While his father Henrich Thyssen had assembled a remarkable collection of Old Masters during the interwar period, between the 1960s and 1990s Hans Heinrich would be extremely active as a collector of the... [Lire la suite]