07 février 2024

Horace Vernet au Château de Versailles

VERSAILLES - Le château de Versailles consacre jusqu'au 17 mars 2024 une grande rétrospective au peintre Horace Vernet (1789 - 1863). Intimement lié au Versailles de Louis-Philippe, l’artiste exécute pendant plus de treize ans certaines des plus belles toiles des Galeries historiques. Ainsi, Versailles conserve aujourd’hui la plus grande collection d’œuvres du peintre. Plus de quarante ans après la dernière exposition consacrée à Vernet, cette rétrospective d’environ 200 œuvres est l’occasion de découvrir  de nombreux... [Lire la suite]

15 décembre 2023

Major Caspar David Friedrich anniversary exhibition to show iconic works by Friedrich and new responses in art

BERLIN.- The Hamburger Kunsthalle is marking the 250th anniversary of the birth of Caspar David Friedrich (1774 Greifswald–1840 Dresden) with a celebratory exhibition. CASPAR DAVID FRIEDRICH: Art for a New Age. It is the biggest review of work by the exceptional Romantic painter for many years. It centres on a themed retrospective with more than 60 paintings, among them many major iconic works, and about 100 drawings. Also featured are selected works by Friedrich’s colleagues, notably Carl Blechen, Carl Gustav Carus,... [Lire la suite]
21 novembre 2023

Art Institute of Chicago presents 'Canova: Sketching in Clay'

Antonio Canova, Study of a Boy, c. 1790–1800, terracotta, Museo Gypsotheca Antonio Canova, Possagno, Photographed by Luigi Spina CHICAGO, IL.- The Art Institute of Chicago will soon be exhibiting Canova: Sketching in Clay, on view from November 19, 2023 through March 18, 2024. Italian sculptor Antonio Canova was the most celebrated European artist of his time and this exhibition focuses on his lesser-known but unforgettable work in clay. The first show in more than 50 years dedicated to these terracotta... [Lire la suite]
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08 octobre 2023

MFA Boston Debuts First-Ever Exhibition to Focus on Relationship Between John Singer Sargent’s Portraits and Fashion

John Singer Sargent, Lady Agnew of Lochnaw, 1892. Oil on canvas. National Galleries of Scotland, purchased with the aid of the Cowan Smith Bequest Fund, 1925. BOSTON —John Singer Sargent (1856–1925) brought his sitters to life, but he did much more than simply record what appeared before him. He pinned and draped, he changed or ignored decorative details, and sometimes he simply made it up. Organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), and Tate Britain, Fashioned by Sargent explores the artist’s influence... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2023

'Caspar David Friedrich and the Heralds of Romanticism' at The Museum Georg Schäfer

Caspar David Friedrich: Fishing boats on the Baltic Sea (Evening by the Sea) (detail), around 1825/1826, Georg Schäfer Museum, Schweinfurt. © bpk, Georg Schäfer Museum, Schweinfurt (Photo: Peter Leutsch) When a picture has a soulful effect on the viewer, when it puts his mind in a beautiful mood; thus it has fulfilled the first requirement of a work of art. Caspar David Friedrich, 1809. But can images be felt more than seen? - This exhibition addresses the mood triggers in landscape painting and their... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2023

'Gods, Heroes and Traitors The History Image around 1800' from 2 june 2023 at ALBERTINA, Vienna

Robert von Langer, The human race threatened by the element of water, 1804 © ALBERTINA, Wien. WIEN - History painting has always enjoyed a special status and was long viewed as the capstone of any artist’s career. It encompasses history in a comprehensive sense and deals with human doings, human sentiments, and human passions. It is in classicist works that history painting reached its zenith. This ALBERTINA Museum exhibition, which features works from the museum’s own holdings, tells of prominent historical occurrences... [Lire la suite]

30 avril 2023

'The Rossettis' at Tate Britain, 6th April – 24th September 2023

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, La Ghirlandata, 1873, Guildhall Art Gallery, City of London LONDON - Tate Britain presents a major exhibition charting the romance and radicalism of the Rossetti generation – Dante Gabriel, Christina and Elizabeth (neé Siddal) – showcasing their revolutionary approach to life, love and art. Moving through and beyond the Pre-Raphaelite years, the exhibition features over 150 paintings and drawings as well as photography, design, poetry and more. Tate Britain presents a major... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2023

Francesco Zanin (ca. 1824 - 1884 Venice, Active in Venice 1851 - 1888), Festive Regatta at the Rialto bridge

  Lot 402. Francesco Zanin (ca. 1824 - 1884 Venice, Active in Venice 1851 - 1888), Festive Regatta at the Rialto bridge. Oil on panel. 73.5 x 112 cm. Signed and dated “Zanin Fran co 1859” lower right. Sold for: € 194,000 (Estimate € 120.000 - 140.000). © HAMPEL Fine Art Auctions Munich Provenance: According to Cristina Geddo, who published the painting in 2009, a label formerly on the back of the panel indicated its provenance from a count’s gallery in Milan, put up... [Lire la suite]
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08 avril 2023

"Sarah Bernhardt. Et la femme créa la star" au Petit Palais

Affiche de l'exposition Sarah Bernhardt au Musée du Petit Palais © DR PARIS - Figure emblématique du tournant des XIXe et XXe siècles, la « Divine » Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923), actrice tout autant qu’artiste, fait l’objet d’une exposition exceptionnelle au Petit Palais à l’occasion du centenaire de sa mort. Le musée détient l’un de ses plus beaux portraits peint par son ami Georges Clairin ainsi que plusieurs sculptures qu’elle a elle-même réalisées. Le parcours de l’exposition retrace grâce à près de 400 œuvres la vie et la... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2023

Nationalmuseum acquires self-portrait by Lié-Louis Périn-Salbreux

Louis-Lié Périn-Salbreux, Self-Portrait. Black crayon, stumped and elevated with white crayon, on paper. NMB 2819. Photo: Anna Danielsson/Nationalmuseum STOCKHOLM.- Nationalmuseum has acquired a self-portrait by Lié-Louis Périn-Salbreux, a French miniaturist. The piece is one of the artist’s later works and, unlike many of his other self-portraits, is unusually modest and largely free from affectation. Périn was heavily influenced by the Swedish artist Peter Adolf Hall and enjoyed his greatest success during the years... [Lire la suite]
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