16 janvier 2022

Le musée Unterlinden vous convie à un tête-à-tête avec Cranach le Jeune jusqu'au 6 février 2022

Photo : Reims, Musée des Beaux-Arts ©Photo : C. Devleeschauwer Le Musée Unterlinden présente jusu'au 7 février 2022, une exposition réunissant 13 dessins de Lucas Cranach le Jeune (1515-1586), l’un des maîtres de la Renaissance allemande. Ces dessins de l’aristocratie de Saxe de l’Allemagne protestante seront mis en parallèle avec des portraits de personnalités du monde de la Culture en Alsace, photographiés par des élèves du collège Molière de Colmar guidés par la photographe Vanessa Moselle. Un prêt exceptionnelCes dessins... [Lire la suite]
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25 décembre 2021

He paid $30 for a drawing. It could be a Renaissance work worth millions

Albrecht Dürer, The Virgin and the Christ Child with a Flower on a grassy Bench. Signed by the artist in monogram (lower centre): ‘AD’ Watermark: Trident and Ring (also known as Trident and Ball, or Trident and Shield) China ink on fine linen paper, 6 3⁄8 x 6 7⁄16 in. (162 mm x 164 mm.).  NEW YORK, NY.- In 2016, a man picked up two items at an estate sale in Concord, Massachusetts: a fake jade necklace for $1 and a small drawing of the Virgin Mary and Child for $30.He tucked the drawing away in his house, where he... [Lire la suite]
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24 décembre 2021

Exhibition illuminates the depiction of women in the oeuvre of Titian

Titian, Violante, 1510/14, Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna © KHM-Museumsverband VIENNA.- Each year, the Kunsthistorisches Museum dedicates its autumn show to the Old Masters. The exhibition Titian’s Vision of Women shows over sixty paintings from international as well as the museum’s own collections in order to illuminate the depiction of women in the oeuvre of the Venetian master Titian (c.1488‒1576) and his contemporaries. Exceptional works are on loan from, among others, the Metropolitan Museum... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2021

The Prado Museum presents the latest research on Leonardo's closest circle

Infrared reflectogram of The Mona Lisa, (Museo Nacional del Prado), detail Made by the Museo Nacional de Prado   Infrared reflectogram of The Mona Lisa, (Museo Nacional del Prado), detail Made by the Museo Nacional de Prado Infrared reflectogram of The Mona Lisa, (Museo Nacional del Prado), detail Made by the Museo Nacional de Prado MADRID.- Curated by Ana González Mozo, Senior Technician of Museums in the Museum’s Conservation Department, Leonardo and the copy of the Mona Lisa. New approaches to the... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2021

Recently rediscovered works by Donatello, Tintoretto, and Antonio Lombardo on view at Colnaghi New York

Installation image of Renaissance at Colnaghi New York, with Jacopo Tintoretto’s Portrait of Tommaso Rangone on the left; Pompeo Leoni’s Portrait of Luis Quijada on the right. Courtesy of Colnaghi. NEW YORK, NY.- Starting this month at Colnaghi, audiences will have the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience rare and newly discovered masterworks by some of the greatest artists of the Italian Renaissance, including Donatello, Tintoretto, Antonio Lombardo, and Benedetto da Rovezzano, in a special exhibition at the... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2021

Outstanding works from Bergamo offered at Dorotheum's Old Master Paintings sale

Giovanni Battista Moroni (Albino 1520/4 – 1579/80) Portrait of a man with a red beard, oil on canvas, 60.5 x 52 cm, estimate € 300,000 - 400,000. VIENNA.- The Northern Italian city of Bergamo was exceptional for the vitality and wealth of its artistic tradition which rivalled many of the better-known Italian provinces. Two particular paintings, included in the Dorotheum Old Master Paintings sale on the 10th November 2021, reflect the quality and artistic scope of the work produced there: The portrait of a man with a... [Lire la suite]

30 octobre 2021

Christie's to offer El Greco early masterpiece restituted to the heirs to the Julius & Camilla Priester Collection

Doménikos Theotokópoulos, called El Greco (Crete 1541–1614 Toledo), Portrait of a Gentleman, 1570. Estimate: £800,000-1,200,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. LONDON.- An early masterpiece by El Greco leads a group of three exceptional Old Master paintings restituted to the heirs to the Julius & Camilla Priester Collection which will be offered for sale in Christie’s Old Masters Evening Sale on 7 December, as highlights of Classic Week in London. One of the earliest surviving portraits by the artist and one of... [Lire la suite]
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19 octobre 2021

Getty acquires 16th-century painting by Jacopo Bassano

Jacopo Bassano (Italian, c. 1510-1592), The Miracle of the Quails, 1554, J. Paul Getty Museum.  LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum has acquired a monumental 16th-century painting by Venetian artist Jacopo Bassano (Italian, c. 1510-1592). The Miracle of the Quails, executed in 1554, is among the artist’s largest and most ambitious works “The Miracle of the Quails is an exceptional example of Bassano’s distinctive artistic style and his juxtaposing of historical subjects with everyday people in a... [Lire la suite]
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18 octobre 2021

First Major U.S. Exhibition of Holbein the Younger Brings 16th Century In-Crowd to L.A. and N.Y.

Hans Holbein the Younger (German, 1497/98 – 1543), Simon George of Cornwall, about 1535-40. Mixed technique on panel. Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main. In the early 1500s, if you wanted to impress people with your good looks and accomplishments, a portrait by Hans Holbein the Younger was a sure way to astonish them. In early 16th-century Basel, Switzerland, and Tudor England, Hans Holbein the Younger (German, 1497/98–1543) created captivating portraits for a wide range of patrons, including humanist scholars, statesmen,... [Lire la suite]
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14 septembre 2021

Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Czech Republic announce the return of an Italian pageant shield

"Shield showing the Storming of New Carthage (recto)," made in Italy c. 1535, attributed to Girolamo di Tommaso da Treviso (Italian, born c. 1497, died 1544), after a design by Giulio Romano (1492/99–1546). Wood, linen, gesso, gold, pigment, diameter: 24 inches (61 cm). Bequest of Carl Otto Kretzschmar von Kienbusch, 1977; deaccessioned 2021. Image courtesy Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2021. PHILADELPHIA, PA.- The Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Czech Republic’s National Heritage Institute jointly announced today an... [Lire la suite]