05 septembre 2021

"Botticelli, Artiste et designer" au musée Jacquemart-André, du 10 septembre 2021 au 24 janvier 2022

PARIS - À l’automne 2021, le musée Jacquemart-André célébrera le génie créatif de Sandro Botticelli (1445 – 1510) et l’activité de son atelier, en exposant une quarantaine d’œuvres de ce peintre raffiné accompagnées de quelques peintures de ses contemporains florentins sur lesquels Botticelli eut une influence particulière. La carrière de Botticelli, devenu l’un des plus grands artistes de Florence, témoigne du rayonnement et des changements profonds qui transforment la cité sous les Médicis.  Botticelli est sans doute l’un... [Lire la suite]

20 août 2021

'The Late Gothic Era: The Birth of Modernity' at Berlin’s Gemäldegalerie until 3 october 2021

BERLIN - Gemäldegalerie is holding the first ever comprehensive exhibition in the German-speaking world on late Gothic art. Featuring some 130 objects – including impressive loans and key works from the collections of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – the show will juxtapose various artistic genres and media, revealing the full breadth of the media innovations of the 15th century and the art of the late Gothic era. The exhibition will revolve around the progressive tendencies of the long transition period between the Middle Ages... [Lire la suite]
27 avril 2021

The Bavarian State Painting Collections restitute Nazi-looted painting

St Florian, 1480. Softwood, 125.3 x 65.2 cm (painted surface; the panel, cropped on all sides, has been added to on the left, right and bottom; original state 121.5 x 56.7 cm). Photo: Johannes Haslinger, Bavarian State Painting Collections. MUNICH.- In April 2021 a late medieval wooden panel depicting Saint Florian, formerly in the ownership of the art dealer A. S. Drey, was restituted to the legal successors, i.e. to the community of heirs of the art dealer A. S. Drey. The work is to be handed over to a legal representative... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2020

Sotheby's to offer Sandro Botticelli's Renaissance masterpiece 'Young Man Holding a Roundel'

Sandro Botticelli, Young Man Holding a Roundel. Estimated to sell for in excess of $80 million. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- It was in Early Renaissance Italy that portraits of notable individuals first came to be considered high art. Florentine master Sandro Botticelli was at the forefront of this transformation, depicting his subjects in the second half of the 15th century with unprecedented directness and insight – decades before Leonardo da Vinci painted his enduring Mona Lisa.Botticelli was... [Lire la suite]
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02 juillet 2020

Mauritshuis acquires Portrait of Jakob Omphalius by Batholomäus Bruyn

Bartholomäus Bruyn the Elder (1493-1555), Portraits of Jakob Omphalius (1500-1567) and Elisabeth Bellinghausen, circa 1538-1539, oil on panels, 34, 5 x 24 cm, Mauritshuis, The Hague © 2020 Mauritshuis THE HAGUE.- The Mauritshuis has acquired a portrait of Jakob Omphalius, painted by Bartholomäus Bruyn the Elder. This reunites a husband and wife who were separated at an auction almost 125 years ago.The Cologne painter Bruyn immortalised Jakob and his fiancée Elisabeth shortly before their... [Lire la suite]
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21 juin 2020

Exhibition at Groeningemuseum focuses on Jan van Eyck's Bruges period

BRUGES.- By means of archive documents and recent research results, this exhibition sheds new light on the intriguing life and work of the famous Flemish primitive Jan van Eyck.EXHIBITIONMusea Brugge holds two of Jan Van Eyck’s most famous works in its collection: 'Madonna with Canon Joris van der Paele' and 'Portrait of Margareta van Eyck'. Moreover, Musea Brugge recently acquired a 'Virgin with Child in an Interior', painted by a follower of Van Eyck. To mark the Van Eyck Year 2020, these three works have been brought... [Lire la suite]

25 mai 2020

Belvedere opens first monographic exhibition of the Master of Mondsee

Master of Mondsee, Adoration of the Magi, from the shrine wings of the so-called Mondsee Altar, before 1499 © Upper Austrian State Museum, Linz. VIENNA.- As part of its IN-SIGHT series, the Belvedere is dedicating a first monographic exhibition to one of the most significant late-medieval painters in Austria: the Master of Mondsee. It centers on the work that gave this anonymous artist his name—the paintings from a Gothic winged altarpiece that were probably once in the abbey church at Mondsee.Stella Rollig, CEO of... [Lire la suite]
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14 mars 2020

Workshop of Gentile Bellini (Venice c. 1429-1507), Portrait of Sultan Mehmed II (1432-1481), with a young dignitary

Lot 118. Workshop of Gentile Bellini (Venice c. 1429-1507), Portrait of Sultan Mehmed II (1432-1481), with a young dignitary, circa 1429-1507. Oil on panel, 13 1/8 x 17 7/8 in. (33.4 x 45.4 cm.). Estimate GBP 400,000 - GBP 600,000 (USD 512,000 - USD 768,000). © Christie's Images Ltd 2020. Provenance: Christian von Mechel (1737–1817), Basel, from whom acquired in 1807.Thence by descent.Sold Sotheby's, London, 8 July 2015, lot 26, (Anon sale, Property from a European Private Collection)... [Lire la suite]
08 mars 2020

Taddeo di Bartolo at National Gallery of Umbria, Perugia

Taddeo di Bartolo (c. 1362 - 1422), Santa Caterina d’Alessandria, early 15th century, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Caen. Photo: Martine Seyve Photographe Perugia -  From 7 March to 7 June 2020, the National Gallery of Umbria in Perugia will be the scene of an exceptional exhibition event. For the first time there will be a large monographic dedicated to Taddeo di Bartolo (c. 1362 - 1422) , one of the most significant artistic presences of the time, at home and beyond. As a real itinerant teacher,... [Lire la suite]
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04 mars 2020

Regards sur la vie quotidienne au Musée de Cluny

Regards sur la vie quotidienne au Musée de Cluny. Affiche. PARIS - Comment vivaient les femmes et les hommes au Moyen Âge ? À travers une sélection d’œuvres provenant des collections du musée de Cluny – musée national du Moyen Âge, venez découvrir, du 4 mars au 28 juin 2020, les «Regards sur la vie quotidienne» que les conservateurs portent sur ces pièces de la vie de tous les jours. Ces objets sont exposés en regard de la présentation «Trésors» qui met à l’honneur des œuvres de grand prestige et de subtil raffinement. Vierge à... [Lire la suite]