10 octobre 2021

Rarely displayed paintings by Goya on view at Fondation Beyeler

Francisco de Goya, La maja vestida, 1800-1807. Oil on canvas, 95 x 190 cm Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid © Photographic Archive. Museo Nacional del Prado. Madrid. BASEL.- 275 years after his birth, the Fondation Beyeler presents one of the most significant exhibitions ever devoted to Francisco de Goya – one of modern art’s major trailblazers. For the first time, rarely displayed paintings from Spanish private collections will be shown alongside key works from distinguished European and American museums... [Lire la suite]
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10 octobre 2021

Porcelain from the collection of Winston F.C. and C.Z. Guest sold at Christie's New York 23 september 2021

Winston Frederick Churchill Guest, born in England in 1906 and named after his godfather and his father's best friend and cousin, Sir Winston Churchill, was raised in the company of great men. His father, Captain the Right Honourable Frederick E. Guest, a grandson of the 7th Duke of Marlborough, was a Member of Parliament and held the post of Britain's first Secretary of State for Air. His mother, Amy Phipps, daughter of Henry Phipps of Pittsburgh who was a philanthropist and partner at Carnegie Steel Corporation, harnessed her... [Lire la suite]