27 mars 2016

"August Kopisch: Painter, Poet, Discoverer, Inventor" on view at Alte Nationalgalerie

August Kopisch, The Pontine Marshes at Sunset, 1848. Oil on canvas, 62 x 111 cm, National Museums in Berlin - National Gallery | Photo: Andres Kilger BERLIN.- In this exhibition on the work of August Kopisch (1799–1853), Berlin’s Alte Nationalgalerie focuses on one of the most versatile nineteenth century artists. Like nobody else, the Breslau-born artist combined painting, poetry, and the spirit of discovery and invention. He first made a name for himself as the discoverer of the Blue Grotto on the island... [Lire la suite]

26 mars 2016

James McNeill Whistler's 'Portrait of the artist's mother, 1871' travels to National Galley of Victoria

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American 1834–1903, Arrangement in grey and black no. 1: Portrait of the artist’s mother, 1871, oil on canvas, 144.3 x 162.5 cm, Musée d’Orsay, Paris (RF 699) © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée d’Orsay) / Jean-Gilles Berizzi.  MELBOURNE.- One of the world’s most iconic paintings, James McNeill Whistler’s Portrait of the artist’s mother, 1871, has been unveiled at the National Gallery of Victoria in its Australian debut. On loan from the Musée d’Orsay, Paris, and exhibited exclusively at the... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2016

Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center acquires work by acclaimed French symbolist painter Gustave Moreau

Gustave Moreau, (French 1826 - 1898), Hercules and the Stymphalian Birds, ca. 1872. Oil on panel, 7 X 11 1/2 inches. Gifts of Elizabeth S. Colie, Mrs. Ruth Britten (Ruth Rutchik, class of 1958) and Mrs. Harold Deutsch (Barbara Chobot, '56) by exchange. POUGHKEEPSIE, NY.- The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College announces its acquisition of Hercules and the Stymphalian Birds, a painting by renowned 19th century French artist Gustave Moreau. Moreau was trained as an academic history painter but evolved into... [Lire la suite]
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15 mars 2016

L'Atelier en plein air: Les Impressionnistes en Normandie, 18 mars - 25 juillet 2016 au musée Jacquemart-André

L'Atelier en plein air : Affiche. PARIS - Le Musée Jacquemart-André présente au printemps un ensemble d’une cinquantaine d’œuvres prestigieuses, issues de collections particulières et d’institutions européennes et américaines majeures, qui retrace l’histoire de l’Impressionnisme, de ses peintres précurseurs aux grands maîtres. Le XIXe siècle voit l’émergence d’un genre pictural nouveau: le paysage en plein air. Cette révolution picturale, née en Angleterre, va se propager sur le continent dès les années 1820 et la Normandie... [Lire la suite]
12 mars 2016

Suite de quatre bustes en albâtre représentant : L'Arisote, Dante, Le Tasse et Pétrarque, Italie, époque Néo-Classique

Lot 480, Suite de quatre bustes en albâtre représentant : L'Arisote, Dante, Le Tasse et Pétrarque, Italie, époque Néo-Classique. Estimation : 400 € / 600 €.  Photo Audap & Mirabaud Titrés : "ARIOSTO", "DANTE", "TASSO" et "PETRARCA". Haut. : de 20,5 à 21,2 cm. (Petits éclats).  AUDAP & MIRABAUD, Succession d’un Collectionneur, entier Mobilier garnissant son appartement, le 15 Mars 2016 à 14h. DROUOT RICHELIEU - SALLE 7 - 9, RUE DROUOT 75009 PARIS
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02 mars 2016

Gustave Moreau - Georges Rouault : Souvenirs d'atelier

  Gustave Moreau - Georges Rouault : Souvenirs d'atelier. Affiche © JL Losi © ADAGP Paris 2015 PARIS - Du 27 janvier au 25 avril 2016, les visiteurs du musée Gustave Moreau seront invités à découvrir la parenté artistique entre les œuvres de Gustave Moreau (1826-1898) et celles de son élève Georges Rouault (1871-1958), à l’occasion de l’exposition « Gustave Moreau – Georges Rouault. Souvenirs d’atelier ». Présentée au sein de la maison familiale de l’artiste devenue musée en 1903, cette exposition, qui s’est d’abord tenue... [Lire la suite]

26 février 2016

Pissarro painting looted by Nazis and owned by the University of Oklahoma to return to France

"Bergère rentrant des moutons", Camille Pissarro, 1886. WASHINGTON (AFP).- A painting by Camille Pissarro will return to a Jewish family in France whose art collection was looted by the Nazis in 1941, a lawyer who led the negotiations said. The University of Oklahoma will give back "La bergère rentrant des moutons" - or "Shepherdess bringing in sheep" - to Holocaust survivor Leone Meyer, her New York lawyer Pierre Ciric told AFP about the restitution agreement signed Monday. Meyer is the adoptive daughter of... [Lire la suite]
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15 février 2016

Exhibition at the Holburne Museum, Bath brings together 28 masterpieces from British public collections

Poster exhibition Impressionism: Capturing Life, from 13 February to 5 June 2016. BATH.- An exquisite new exhibition Impressionism: Capturing Life, on show from 13 February to 5 June 2016 at the Holburne Museum in Bath, brings together 28 masterpieces from British public collections to celebrate the Impressionists’ observations of humanity.  The focus of the exhibition is on figurative paintings by artists who exhibited at the first Impressionist exhibition in 1874 in Paris, including Edgar Degas,... [Lire la suite]
13 février 2016

Pre-Raphaelite beauty stars in first public display at the Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool

 Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828 - 1882), "The Salutation of Beatrice", 1881-2, oil on canvas. Private collection, Great Britain © Walker Art Gallery 2016 LIVERPOOL.- 135 years after it was painted, a little known Pre-Raphaelite treasure goes on public display for the first time in Pre-Raphaelites: Beauty and Rebellion, which runs at the Walker Art Gallery from 12 February to 5 June 2016.  The Salutation of Beatrice (1881/2) by Dante Gabrielle Rossetti represents a familiar theme to the... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2016

Henri Fantin-Latour (1836 – 1904), Floral Still Lifes in private collections

Henri Fantin-Latour (1836 – 1904), Cyclamens, 1860, oil on canvas. Private Collection. Henri Fantin-Latour (1836 – 1904), Autumn Flowers, 1861, oil on canvas. Private Collection. Henri Fantin-Latour (1836 – 1904), Dahlias, Queens Daisies, Roses and Corn Flowers, 1861, oil on canvas. Private Collection. Henri Fantin-Latour (1836 – 1904), Flowers, 1861, oil on canvas, 47 x 48.9 cm. Private Collection. Henri Fantin-Latour (1836 – 1904), Camelias and Tulips,... [Lire la suite]