18 mars 2019

Van Gogh survey opens at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Vincent van Gogh, Irises, May 1890, oil on canvas, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation). HOUSTON, TX.- Few artists have left behind as complete an account of their life and work as Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890). The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art, an exhibition showcasing key passages in the artist’s life, from his early sketches to his final paintings, and chronicling his pursuit of becoming an artist. The Museum is the only venue for His Life in Art,... [Lire la suite]
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16 mars 2019

One of the finest examples of Claude Monet's Haystacks series estimated to sell for in excess of $55 Million

Claude Monet, Meules. Oil on canvas. Executed in 1890, signed and dated by the artist in 1891. Estimate in excess of $55 million. Courtesy Sotheby's. Sotheby’s announced that an enduring symbol of Impressionism from Claude Monet’s iconic Haystacks series will lead an important private collection of eight Impressionist masterworks on offer in our Evening Sale of Impressionist & Modern Art on 14 May in New York. Of the 25 canvases that the artist created in the early 1890s, Meules from 1890 is one of only four works... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2019

'Boilly: Scenes of Parisian Life' at National Gallery, London

Louis-Léopold Boilly, Carnival Scene (Scène de carnaval), 1832, The Ramsbury Manor Foundation. Photo © courtesy the Trustees LONDON - In 2019, the National Gallery will stage the first-ever exhibition in the UK devoted to Louis-Léopold Boilly (1761–1845), one of the most important artists of Revolutionary France. At the core of Boilly: Scenes of Parisian Life will be 18 paintings from a British private collection which have never been displayed or published. Assembled by British property developer and collector... [Lire la suite]
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06 février 2019

The Fondation de l'Hermitage opens a major exhibition on English painting of the Victorian period

Frederick Sandys, Vivien, 1863. Huile sur toile, 64 x 52,5 cm. Manchester Art Gallery © Manchester Art Gallery / Bridgeman Images. LAUSANNE.- The Fondation de l’Hermitage is presenting a major exhibition on English painting of the Victorian period (1837-1901). A selection of nearly 60 works, most on show for the first time in Switzerland, illustrate the diversity and fascinating originality of 19th-century English art. The great upheavals of the Industrial Revolution are reflected in striking genre scenes depicting... [Lire la suite]
14 janvier 2019

"Antonio de La Gandara, gentilhomme-peintre de la Belle Epoque" au Musée Lambinet, Versailles

VERSAILLES - En consacrant au peintre Antonio de La Gandara sa première rétrospective depuis sa disparition en 1917, le Musée Lambinet rend hommage à un artiste de talent, injustement délaissé, et dont la notoriété refait surface avec le retour en grâce de la " Belle Époque " sur le plan artistique. Grand ami de Versailles, il y fit sa première visite à l'invitation de Robert de Montesquiou qui résidait alors au 53 avenue de Paris (aujourd'hui n°93). Le peintre ne cessa plus d'y revenir, notamment pour peindre les jardins du parc du... [Lire la suite]
04 janvier 2019

Koopman Rare Art to offer the silver-gilt masterpiece The Shield of Achilles at TEFAF Maastricht 2019

Philip Rundell (1743 - 1827), The Shield of Achilles, London, 1823. Silver-giltDiameter 89.7 cm (35.8 in.)Engraved on the reverse with a cypher, coat of arms for Ernst Augustus, King of Hanover and with the inscription 'THE SHIELD OF ACHILLES/ DESIGNED AND MODELLED BY THE LATE/ JOHN FLAXMAN R.A./ EXECUTED AND PUBLISHED BY RUNDELL BRIDGE AND CO./ LONDON 1838'. © Koopman Rare Art LONDON.- The highly historic and impressive silver-gilt shield, which bears the Royal Arms of Ernst Augustus, Duke of... [Lire la suite]

01 janvier 2019

Bell Rock Lighthouse lights up Turner in January at National Galleries of Scotland

J. M. W. Turner (1775-1851), Bell Rock Lighthouse, 1819. Watercolour and gouache with scratching out on paper, 30.60 x 45.50 cm. Collection: National Galleries of Scotland. Purchased by Private Treaty Sale 1989 with the aid of funds from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Pilgrim Trust. © National Galleries of Scotland. EDINBURGH.- A dramatic depiction of Robert Stevenson’s engineering marvel, the Bell Rock Lighthouse, by Britain’s most celebrated artist Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851), will shine its... [Lire la suite]
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28 décembre 2018

‘Collections Privées: un Voyage des Impressionnistes aux Fauves’ at musée Marmottan Monet until 10 February 2019

PARIS.- Le musée Marmottan Monet présente, du 13 septembre 2018 au 10 février 2019, l’exposition « Collections privées : un voyage des impressionnistes aux fauves ». Soixante-deux  peintures, dessins et sculptures conservés en mains privées (Europe, Etats-Unis, Amérique latine) et dont une importante partie n’a jamais ou rarement été vue à Paris, composent un itinéraire pictural, de Monet à Matisse. PARIS.- The Musée Marmottan Monet is presenting—until 10 February 2019—an exhibition... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2018

Exhibition provides rare opportunity to see works from the acclaimed Manton Collection of British Art

 WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS.- Joseph Mallord William Turner (English, 1775–1851) and John Constable (English, 1776–1837) rose to prominence as landscape artists in early nineteenth-century Britain. Their inspired subjects, their distinctive compositions, and their innovative brushwork combined to elevate a genre traditionally considered less important than history painting and portraiture. Turner and Constable: The Inhabited Landscape, on view at the Clark Art Institute December 15, 2018–March 10, 2019, explores the... [Lire la suite]
20 décembre 2018

"Fernand Khnopff (1858-1921), Le maître de l'énigme" au Petit Palais

Fernand Khnopff, Le masque au rideau noir, 1892, crayon et pastel sur papier, 26,5 x 17 cm, collection particulière. © Christie’s Images/ Bridgeman Images. PARIS - Le Petit Palais est heureux de présenter au grand public une exposition inédite dédiée à Fernand Khnopff conçue en collaboration avec les Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique. Artiste rare, le maître du Symbolisme belge n’a pas bénéficié de rétrospective à Paris depuis près de quarante ans. L’exposition du Petit Palais,... [Lire la suite]
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