07 décembre 2017

Frick makes its most significant painting purchase in nearly 30 years

François-Pascal-Simon Gérard (1770–1837), Camillo Borghese, ca. 1810, oil on canvas, 83 7/7 x 54 ¾; The Frick Collection, New York. NEW YORK, NY.- The Frick Collection announces its most important painting purchase since 1991 with the acquisition of François-Pascal-Simon Gérard’s full-length portrait of Prince Camillo Borghese, a notable art patron and the brother-in-law of Napoleon Bonaparte. Gérard (1770–1837) was one of the most significant French artists of the first half of the nineteenth century, and this stunning... [Lire la suite]
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21 novembre 2017

First retrospective at the Prado to be devoted to Mariano Fortuny opens in Madrid

Mariano Fortuny y Marsal, Opium Smoker, 1869. Watercolour on paper, 384 x 498 mm. Saint Petersburg, The State Hermitage Museum, 2017. MADRID.- Continuing the Museo del Prado’s strategy, launched some years ago, of reassessing the great masters of 19th-century Spanish painting, the Museum is now presenting the major exhibition Fortuny (1838-1874), sponsored by Fundación AXA and with the special collaboration of the Museo Fortuny in Venice and the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya. Devoted to one of the... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2017

Clark Art Institute acquires early nineteenth century French portrait

Alexandre Jean Dubois-Drahonet (French, 1791-1834), Portrait of Achille Deban de Laborde, 1817, Oil on canvas, 59 x 39.6 in. Clark Art Institute, 2017.2. WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS.- The Clark Art Institute announced today the acquisition of Portrait of Achille Deban de Laborde (1817) by Alexandre-Jean Dubois-Drahonet (French, 1791–1834). The large oil on canvas painting of a young boy dressed in military regalia is a touching memorial to the sitter’s father, Baron Jean-Baptiste Deban de Laborde, who was killed at the battle of... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2017

Dessiner en plein air au Musée du Louvre

François Marius Granet, Travaux de construction sur un toit, vue d’une fenêtre, 1836, graphite, aquarelle et lavis d’encre sur papier vergé, H. :18 cm, L. : 29,3 cm. Musée du Louvre, département des Arts graphiques © RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Thierry Le Mage PARIS.- L’exposition entend montrer la diversité de la pratique du dessin “sur le motif” ou “sur nature” en France dans la première moitié du XIXe siècle et s’attache à des figures majeures de l’art français : Delacroix, Corot, Chassériau,... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2017

Le Kunsthaus Zürich présente «Acclamée et brocardée. La peinture française 1820–1880»

Eugène Giraud, Le bal de l’Opéra, 1866. Oil on canvas, 172 x 125 cm, Musée Carnavalet – Histoire de Paris. Courtesy Kunsthaus Zürich ZURICH - Du 10 novembre 2017 au 28 janvier 2018, le Kunsthaus Zürich présente en exclusivité et pour la première fois en Suisse un panorama de la peinture française tiraillée entre l’académisme, dont l’ère prend fin au cours du 19e siècle, et une peinture obéissant davantage aux impulsions personnelles des peintres, qui s’émancipe peu à peu de ce canon. Romantisme,... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2017

Exhibition tells the story of the artists who fled to Britain to escape war in France

​Claude Monet, Houses of Parliament, c.1900-1 © 2017. The Art Institute of Chicago / Art Resource, NY/ Scala, Florence. LONDON - This autumn, Tate Britain bring together over 100 beautiful works by Monet, Tissot, Pissarro and others in the first large-scale exhibition to chart the stories of French artists who sought refuge in Britain during the Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871). The EY Exhibition: Impressionists in London, French Artists in Exile (1870-1904) will map the artistic networks they built in... [Lire la suite]

31 octobre 2017

Detroit Institute of Arts to open a major painting exhibition: “Monet: Framing Life”

Claude Monet, “Rounded Flower Bed (Corbeille de fleurs),” 1876, oil on canvas. Detroit Institute of Arts. DETROIT - “Monet: Framing Life” is an intimate exhibition focusing on an important painting in the DIA collection—Claude Monet’s “Rounded Flower Bed (Corbeille de fleurs)” from 1876, formerly known as “Gladioli” and recently retitled based on new research. Monet created this work while living in the Paris suburb of Argenteuil between late 1871 and early 1878, an especially productive time. It was... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2017

Self portraits by Cézanne go on public display for the first time in the UK

Paul Cézanne (1839-1906), Self Portrait with Bowler Hat, 1885-6, NY Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen. Photo: Ole Haupt. LONDON.- Three self-portraits by Paul Cézanne, painted in 1885 and 1886, including a complementary pair showing Cézanne in a bowler hat, have gone on public display for the first time in the United Kingdom in a major new exhibition, Cézanne Portraits, on view at the National Portrait Gallery, London. The exhibition brings together for the first time over fifty of Cézanne’s portraits from... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2017

Cézanne still life leads Zweig Collection at Sotheby's New York

Lot 27. Paul Cézanne, Nature morte. Painted circa 1890. Oil on canvas, 11 1/8 by 15 7/8 in. 28.3 by 40.5 cm. Estimate 7,000,000 — 10,000,000 USD. Courtesy Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will present Property from the Collection of Barbara and Martin Zweig as a highlight of their Impressionist and Modern Art Evening Sale on 14 November in New York. Led by Paul Cézanne’s vibrant still life Nature morte (estimate $7/10 million), the collection features exceptional examples by many of the greatest French... [Lire la suite]
26 octobre 2017

Christie's to offer property from the Collection of Stanford Z. Rothschild, Jr.

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces that Property from the Collection of Stanford Z. Rothschild, Jr. will be offered across a series of sales in November and December, including the Impressionist and Modern Art, American Art and Old Masters sales. Stanford Z. Rothschild, Jr. was an investor, philanthropist and collector who helped champion civic leadership in his Maryland community. Enthralled with artists and the creative process, Stan assembled a striking collection of paintings, sculpture, and works on paper by artists... [Lire la suite]