12 septembre 2021

Frist Art Museum Organizes First Major Exhibition in the U.S. Devoted to Medieval Art in Bologna

Nerio (active late 13th and early 14th centuries). Cutting from a choirbook (antiphonary): Easter Scenes: The Three Maries at the Tomb with the Angel of the Resurrection, and The Resurrected Christ Appearing to the Three Maries (in initial A), ca. 1315. Tempera, gold, and ink on parchment, 9 3/8 x 9 3/8 in. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, Rogers Fund, 12.56.1. NASHVILLE, Tenn.—The Frist Art Museum presents Medieval Bologna: Art for a University City, the first major museum exhibition in the United States to... [Lire la suite]

11 juillet 2021

New Getty Exhibition Reassembles Medieval Italian Triptych

Paolo Veneziano (Italian (Venetian), about 1295 - about 1362) and Giovanni Veneziano (Italian, active about 1345 - about 1358), The Coronation of the Virgin, detail, 1358. Tempera and gold leaf on panel. Unframed: 109.9 × 68.6 cm (43 1/4 × 27 in.) Framed: 145.4 × 91.4 × 9.8 cm (57 1/4 × 36 × 3 7/8 in.), The Frick Collection, New York, Purchase, 1930 EX.2021.3.14 Paolo Veneziano (about 1295–about 1362) was the premier painter in late medieval Venice, producing religious works ranging from large complex altarpieces to small... [Lire la suite]
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15 novembre 2019

Van Gogh Museum and Drents Museum jointly acquire painting by Van Gogh

Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890), Peasant Burning Weeds, 1883, oil on panel, 30.5 × 39.7 cm, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam / Drents Museum, Assen. AMSTERDAM.- The Van Gogh Museum and the Drents Museum have jointly acquired an early painting by Vincent van Gogh: Peasant Burning Weeds from 1883. The small yet powerful work shows a solitary figure on a deserted plain at twilight, illuminated by a fire. Van Gogh painted the work in Drenthe, where he stayed in the autumn of 1883 and captured the landscape in paintings and drawings.... [Lire la suite]
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24 juillet 2019

The Colmar Treasure: A Medieval Jewish Legacy at The Met Cloisters

Jewish ceremonial wedding ring, from the Colmar Treasure, ca. 1300­–before 1348. Gold, opaque and translucent enamel, 1 3/8 x 7/8 in. (3.5 x 2.3 cm). Musée de Cluny – Musée national du Moyen Âge, © RMN-Grand Palais / Art Resource, NY. For more than 500 years, a small cache of jewelry and coins lay hidden within the walls of a house in Colmar, France. Secreted there in the 14th century and discovered in 1863, the Colmar Treasure—now in the collection of the Musée de Cluny, Paris—comprises rings of sapphire, ruby, garnet, and... [Lire la suite]
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06 août 2018

Botticelli among treasures at the Chazen Museum of Art's 'Life, Love & Marriage in Renaissance Italy'

Master of Charles of Durazzo (active 1370–1420, Florence) Panel from a Marriage Chest (cassone) with Story of Torello and Saladin, ca. 1380–90, tempera and molded and gilded gesso on panel, 20 1/8 x 49 1/4 x 2 3/8 in. (51 x 125 x 6 cm), collection of Museo Stibbert, Florence, Italy, Inv. 16201. MADISON, WI .- Drawing on a selection of outstanding panels and complete cassoni—elaborately decorated wedding chests—together with textiles, majolica ware, paintings and other domestic items, this exhibition explores and... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2017

Drinking horn (griffin claw), probably Prague, around 1400

Drinking horn (griffin claw), probably Prague, around 1400. Silver, gold plated, horn, enamel. H 34.2 cm, L 48.5 cm; Cover: Dm 12.3 cm. Green Vault, IV 333. © Dresden State Art Collections. "Halt veste us / komen geste" This invitation, engraved on the branch on which the creeping, bearded carrying figure of the ancient drinking horn is based, describes its function very precisely. It is a ceremonial vessel whose silver gilt beaker allows it to be used as a welcome cup for guests, but also for festive customs such as minne... [Lire la suite]

24 décembre 2017

Lorenzo Veneziano (active Venice, 1356-1379), The Crucifixion

Lot 53. Lorenzo Veneziano (active Venice, 1356-1379), The Crucifixion, tempera on gold ground panel, shaped top, 55.7 x 40cm (21 15/16 x 15 3/4in). Estimate £400,000 - 600,000 (€450,000 - 680,000). Sold for £1,688,750 (€1,906,727) inc. premium. Photo: Bonhams.  Provenance: Baron de Cosson (1846-1929), the British-born antiquarian collector,acquired circa 1915, and by descent through his family in the U.K. to the present owner. Note: This splendid newly... [Lire la suite]
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20 septembre 2017

Pichet ou cruche, Saintonge, XIVe siècle

Lot 5. Pichet ou cruche, poterie à glacure plombifère transparente à décor de bandeaux vert foncé appliqués sur un fond vert pale, Saintonge, XIVe siècle. Estimation : 500/600 €. © Prunier OVV H : 22,2 cm. Bel état de conservation. SVV JEAN EMMANUEL PRUNIER. Splendeurs de la Haute Époque, Dimanche 24 septembre à 14h30 à Louviers 
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20 septembre 2017

Petit pichet, Paris, milieu du XIVe siècle

Lot 4. Petit pichet poterie à glacure plombifère transparente décorée de bandeaux verticaux appliqués sur la panse, Paris, milieu du XIVe siècle. Estimation : 800/900 €. © Prunier OVV H : 17,5 cm. Bel état de conservation. SVV JEAN EMMANUEL PRUNIER. Splendeurs de la Haute Époque, Dimanche 24 septembre à 14h30 à Louviers 
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14 juillet 2017

Large round Pietà by Johan Maelwael leaving Paris for the first time in 55 years

La Grande Pietà ronde, attributed to Johan Maelwael (Jean Malouel). (Nijmegen, c. 1370 - Dijon, 1415), c. 1400. © 2009 Musée du Louvre / Erich Lessing. AMSTERDAM.- From 6 October 2017 until 7 January 2018 the Rijksmuseum honors the first Northern Netherlandish painter: Johan Maelwael This uncle of the legendary Limbourg Brothers was active as a versatile, pioneering and productive artist at the courts of the Dukes of Guelders and Burgundy around 1400. The show is organized with the exceptional support of the... [Lire la suite]