11 mars 2019

Exhibition celebrates Andrea del Verrocchio and his most famous pupil, Leonardo

Andrea del Verrocchio (Andrea di Michele di Francesco Cioni; Florence, c. 1435– Venice, 1488), Madonna and Child, c. 1470 or 1475, tempera and oil on panel, 75.5 x 54.8 cm. Berlin, Staatliche Museen, Gemäldegalerie. FLORENCE.- The first comprehensive retrospective devoted to Andrea del Verrocchio (1435 - 1488) opened in Florence this Spring at the Palazzo Strozzi, with an accompanying presentation at the Museo Nazionale del Bargello. Verrocchio, Master of Leonardo brings together masterpieces by Verrocchio from... [Lire la suite]

28 janvier 2019

New Acquisitions 2016–18 on display at the Galleria dell’Accademia di Firenze

FLORENCE - Cecilie Hollberg, Director of the Galleria dell'Accademia di Firenze, is delighted to open the rich programme of events devised by the museum for 2019 with an exhibition entitled New Acquisitions 2016–18. The exhibition, which runs from 22 January to 5 May 2019, showcases a number of masterpieces that have joined the museum's permanent collections thanks to the commitment shown by several different organisations, skilfully coordinaed by the Director who has devised and curated the entire project. The... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2018

A Portuguese silver-gilt drinking bowl or salver, unmarked, circa 1500, with later cold painted coats-of-arms and foot

Lot 67. A Portuguese silver-gilt drinking bowl or salver, unmarked, circa 1500, with later cold painted coats-of-arms and foot, circa 1600; 29cm., 11 1/2in. diam., 720gr., 23oz. 3dwt. Estimate £60,000 - £90,000. © Sotheby's. embossed and chased with two borders comprising twelve scenes of hounds with collars fighting other hounds and attacking wild animals alternating with exotic blooms surmounted by pineapple-type fruit on a ground of scrolling Gothic foliage, centered by a circular glazed disc applied... [Lire la suite]
07 décembre 2018

Hieronymus Bosch painting returns to Het Noordbrabants Museum in Den Bosch

Hieronymus Bosch, The Adoration of the Magi, ca. 1475, 71.1 x 56.5cm, The Metropolitan Museum of Art / John Stewart Kennedy Fund, New York. DEN BOSCH.- Het Noordbrabants Museum in Den Bosch opened the exhibition From Bosch's Stable. Hieronymus Bosch and The Adoration of the Magi. Just two years after the successful exhibition Hieronymus Bosch - Visions of a Genius in the spring of 2016, the museum is once again bringing work by the world-famous Den Bosch master himself back to the city where he lived, worked and... [Lire la suite]
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28 octobre 2018

Bartolomé Bermejo's visual universe shown in all its splendor for the very first time

Bartolomé Bermejo and Osona's Workshop, Triptych of the Virgin of Montserrat. Oil on panel, Central: 156,5 x 100,5 x 2,1 cm, Left panel: 156,2 x 50,2 x 1,6 cm, Right panel: 156,2 x 50,2 x 1,6 cm, c. 1483 - 89, Cattedrale Nostra Signora Assunta, Aula Capitolare, Acqui Terme (Alessandria). MADRID.- Room C in the Jerónimos Building at the Museo del Prado is hosting the staging of this exhibition, curated by Joan Molina, a lecturer at the Universitat de Girona. The exhibition seeks to pay well-deserved homage to... [Lire la suite]
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27 octobre 2018

Pique-cierge en cuivre émaillé, polychromé et doré, Venise, fin du XVe siècle

L0t 31. Pique-cierge en cuivre émaillé, polychromé et doré, Venise, fin du XVe siècle. H. 50,5 cm ; 19 3/4 in.  Estimate €40,000 - €60,000. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Galerie J. Kugel, ParisCollection Yves Saint Laurent - Pierre Bergé, rue de Babylone.  Note: Il existe aujourd’hui un peu plus de trois cents objets en cuivre émaillé et doré qui sont attribués traditionnellement à des ateliers vénitiens de la fin du Moyen Age. Leurs couleurs bleue, verte, turquoise rehaussées d’or... [Lire la suite]
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19 octobre 2018

Alte Pinakothek opens 'Florence and its Painters: From Giotto to Leonardo da Vinci'

  Filippino Lippi, Portrait of a Young Man, circa 1485 © Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington, Andrew W. Mellon Collection. MUNICH.- The first presentation in the newly renovated exhibition space in the Alte Pinakothek is dedicated to the painters of Florence from the 15th century. With some 120 masterpieces, the show presents the groundbreaking artistic innovations at the birthplace of the Renaissance, with an exemplary juxtaposition of paintings, sculptures and drawings. A comprehensive... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2018

'Mantegna and Bellini' at National Gallery, London, 1 October 2018 – 27 January 2019

LONDON - In autumn 2018, the National Gallery will present a tale of two artists, their families and their cities; an interlinked story of art, family, rivalry, marriage, pragmatism, and personality – Mantegna and Bellini. This exhibition is the first ever devoted to the relationship between two of the greatest artists of the Italian Renaissance: Giovanni Bellini (active about 1459–1516) and Andrea Mantegna (1430/1–1506). Through exceptionally rare loans of paintings, drawings, and sculpture, travelling to... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2018

15th-century masterpiece loaned to the Rijksmuseum

St. Jerome and St. Catherine of Alexandria. Bruges or Brussels ca. 1480-1490, oil on panel, 84.5x 61 cm. On loan from the Broere Charitable Foundation. AMSTERDAM.- Never before has the masterpiece Saint Jerome and Saint Catherine of Alexandria been on view in a museum. The painting arrived at the Rijksmuseum this week on long-term loan from the Broere Charitable Foundation, from which a number of works have been on display at the Rijksmuseum since 2012. The panel was painted between 1480 and 1490 in... [Lire la suite]
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02 juillet 2018

A landmark exhibition investigates Leonardo da Vinci's early years as an artist

Leonardo da Vinci and Lorenzo di Credi, A Miracle of Saint Donatus of Arezzo (detail), ca. 1475–85. Oil on panel. Worcester Art Museum, Mass., Theodore T. and Mary G. Ellis Collection, inv. no. 1940.29. Photo: Image courtesy the Worcester Art Museum. NEW HAVEN, CONN.- On view at the Yale University Art Gallery from June 29 through October 7, Leonardo: Discoveries from Verrocchio’s Studio investigates a virtually unknown period in the career of perhaps the most famous artist of the Italian Renaissance, Leonardo da... [Lire la suite]