17 janvier 2017

First exhibition exploring the life and work of Lockwood Kipling on view in London

John Lockwood Kipling with his son Rudyard Kipling, 1882. © National Trust/Charles Thomas © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. LONDON.- The Victoria and Albert Museum has collaborated with the Bard Graduate Center, New York, to present the first exhibition exploring the life and work of Lockwood Kipling (1837 – 1911), an artist, teacher, curator and influential figure in the Arts and Crafts movement. Lockwood Kipling was a social campaigner for the preservation of Indian crafts, a craftsman whose terracotta panels... [Lire la suite]

14 janvier 2017

Hochet avec boîte à musique, Friedrich Frank, vers 1865, Hanau

Hochet avec boîte à musique, Friedrich Frank, vers 1865, Hanau. Argent, corail, émail en ronde-bosse d'or, émeraude, lapis lazuli, or, perle, rubis, saphir. Hauteur: 19,5 cm. Allemagne, Dresde, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Grünes Gewölbe, 2004/2. Photo © BPK, Berlin, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / image SKD
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10 janvier 2017

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt., A.R.A., R.W.S, The Madness of Sir Tristram

Lot 113. Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt., A.R.A., R.W.S (Birmingham 1833 - 1898 London), The Madness of Sir Tristram. Watercolor and bodycolour, heightened with gum arabic and gold; signed with initials lower left: E.B.J., extensively inscribed (on a painted scroll), 585 by 558 mm; 23 by 21 7/8  in. Estimate 350,000 — 450,000 USD.  Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Mrs Aglaia Coronio, née Ionides (1834-1906), 1893;her executor's sale, 21 November 1906, lot 502;Sir William Tate,... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2017

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (Fuendetodos 1746-1828 Bordeaux), A hunter with his dog in a landscape

Lot 75. Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (Fuendetodos 1746-1828 Bordeaux),  A hunter with his dog in a landscape. Estimate USD 600,000 - USD 800,000 © Christie's Image Ltd 2017 numbered by the artist '96' and with number in pen and ink '42' (Madrazo album III), point of the brush and brown ink, scraping, fragmentary watermark crest surmounted by a cross, 8 x 5½ in. (20.2 x 14.1 cm.) Provenance: By descent to the artist's sonJavier Goya y Bayeu (by 1828), and by descent to his sonMariano... [Lire la suite]
01 janvier 2017

Scottish National Gallery welcomes in the New Year with Turner exhibition

J. M. W. Turner (1775-1851), Sea View, mid-1820s. Watercolour and gouache on blue paper, 13.5 x 19 cm. Collection: Scottish National Gallery, Henry Vaughan Bequest 1900. Photo: © National Galleries of Scotland | Antonia Reeve. EDINBURGH.- The Scottish National Gallery will again welcome in the New Year with the opening of Turner in January: The Vaughan Bequest, the long-standing annual tradition which sees an outstanding collection of works by Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775–1851) displayed for the duration of the... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2016

National Portrait Gallery to stage first major exhibition devoted entirely to Cézanne's portraits

Boy in a Red Waistcoat, 1888-90 by Paul Cézanne © National Gallery of Art, Washington. Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Gallery of Art, 1995.47.5 LONDON.- The National Portrait Gallery is to stage the first exhibition devoted entirely to portraits by Paul Cézanne, it was announced today, Thursday 8 December 2016. This major new exhibition, Cézanne Portraits, will bring together for the first time over 50 of Cézanne's portraits from collections across the... [Lire la suite]

21 décembre 2016

Outstanding Monet pastel acquired by National Galleries of Scotland under Acceptance in Lieu scheme

  Claude Monet (1840-1926), Etretat, L’Aigulle et La Porte d’Aval, c.1885. Pastel on paper, 39 x 23 cm. Accepted in lieu of Inheritance Tax by H M Government from the estate of Miss Valerie Middleton and allocated to the Scottish National Gallery, 2016.  EDINBURGH.- A rare pastel of outstanding quality by the great Impressionist artist Claude Monet is to be unveiled this week at the Scottish National Gallery. This subtle and atmospheric work, a quiet masterpiece produced by the artist at a crucial transitional... [Lire la suite]
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21 décembre 2016

Van Gogh Museum purchases neo-impressionist painting by Paul Signac

Paul Signac, The “Ponton de la Félicité” at Asnières (Opus n. 143), 1886. AMSTERDAM.- The Van Gogh Museum recently purchased a work by Van Gogh’s contemporary Paul Signac (1863-1935), The “Ponton de la Félicité” at Asnières (Opus no. 143), 1886, at the Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale held by Christie’s, New York. Signac depicted the banks of the River Seine at Asnières in fresh complementary colours in the then ground-breaking pointillist technique. Georges Seurat was the originator of this innovative method... [Lire la suite]
21 décembre 2016

Vincent Van Gogh painting with a special Christmas message returns home

Vincent van Gogh, New Church and old houses in The Hague, 1883, oil on canvas/panel, 35.5 x 26.2 cm, Albricht Art Gallery Oosterbeek collection ZUNDERT.- After more than half a century, a genuine Van Gogh painting can once again be seen in Zundert. The Vincent van GoghHuis will be exhibiting The New Church and old houses in The Hague (1883) from 21 December 2016 to 29 January 2017. The work, which has a special Christmas message, has been loaned by the Albricht Art Gallery in Oosterbeek.  The museum in... [Lire la suite]
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15 décembre 2016

National Gallery of Denmark acquires important work by Caspar David Friedrich

Caspar David Friedrich, After the Storm, 1817. COPENHAGEN.- The National Gallery of Denmark has received a spectacular gift: a painting by one of the most important landscape artists ever to come out of Germany, Caspar David Friedrich. The acquisition is nothing short of marvellous, says SMK director Mikkel Bogh, and in fact the painting came into the museum’s hands through something of a coincidence.  The SMK collections are now enriched by an important new work. Thanks to truly extraordinary support from the... [Lire la suite]
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