17 octobre 2019

Greco au Grand Palais

PARIS - Cette rétrospective est la première grande exposition jamais consacrée en France à cet artiste. Né en 1541 en Crète, Doménikos Theotokópoulos, dit Greco, fait son premier apprentissage dans la tradition byzantine avant de parfaire sa formation à Venise puis à Rome. C’est cependant en Espagne que son art s’épanouit et s’implante durablement à partir de la décennie 1577. Attiré par les mirifiques promesses du chantier de l’Escorial, l’artiste importe dans la péninsule la couleur du Titien, les audaces du Tintoret et le style... [Lire la suite]
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14 octobre 2019

Alonso Berruguete's Expressive Renaissance Sculptures Focus of First Major Exhibition Outside of Spain

Alonso Berruguete, The Sacrifice of Isaac (detail), 1526/1533, painted wood with gilding, Museo Nacional de Escultura, Valladolid. Image © Museo Nacional de Escultura, Valladolid (Spain); photo by Javier Muñoz and Paz Pastor; CE0271/013 Washington, DC—Alonso Berruguete (c. 1488–1561) revolutionized the arts of Renaissance Spain with a dramatic style of sculpture that reflected the decade or more he spent in Italy while young. Although unfamiliar to most Americans, and rarely featured in traditional accounts of... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2019

Giulio Romano, Various venues at Mantua

  Giulio Romano and workshop, Sala dei Giganti at the Palazzo Te, 1524–34. “Con nuova e stravagante maniera”. Giulio Romano a Mantova is the new great event of the Complesso Museale Palazzo Ducale in Mantua, from October 6th 2019 to January 6th 2020. It is an exhibition dedicated to Giulio Romano (Roma, 1492 o 1499 - Mantova, 1546) and his “new way” to create art. This project is the result of the exceptional support of the Musée du Louvre, which, for the first time, will lend seventy-two... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2019

Herman van Swanevelt landscape finds new home at the Crocker Art Museum

Herman van Swanevelt, A Bacchanal in a Landscape, 1645. Oil on canvas, 25 11/16 x 31 5/16 in. Crocker Art Museum, purchase with funds provided by Malcolm McHenry. SACRAMENTO, CA.- The Crocker Art Museum announced the acquisition of the 1645 painting "A Bacchanal in a Landscape" by Herman van Swanevelt, the Dutch artist known for revolutionizing landscape painting in 1630s Rome along with his French contemporary Claude Lorrain."A Bacchanal in a Landscape" depicts a satyr family in an Italian landscape, reflecting the... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2019

J. Paul Getty Museum acquires two Italian masterpieces

LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the purchase of two extraordinary works of Italian art: a rare and beautifully preserved painting, Virgin and Child with Saint Elizabeth and Saint John the Baptist, by Agnolo Bronzino (1503-1572), the leading painter in Florence in the middle of the 16th century; and an extremely rare pair of marble sculptures, The Annunciation, (about 1333-34), by the Late Gothic sculptor Giovanni di Balduccio (about 1290-1339), both through private sale.“Virgin and Child with Saint... [Lire la suite]
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02 octobre 2019

V&A to mark 500th anniversary of Raphael's death with refreshed gallery

Raphael Cartoon, Christ's Charge to Peter (Matthew 16: 18-19 and John 21: 15-17), by Raphael, 1515 – 16, Italy. Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2019. Photo: Victoria & Albert Museum, London. LONDON.- In 2020, the V&A will mark the 500th anniversary of Raphael’s death by transforming the way museum visitors experience the iconic Raphael Cartoons, loaned to the V&A from the Royal Collection by Her Majesty The Queen.The Raphael Court – home to the Cartoons – will be refurbished from... [Lire la suite]
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29 septembre 2019

Major new Raphael exhibition announced at the National Gallery

LONDON.- A painter, draughtsman, architect, archaeologist, and poet who captured in his art the human and the divine, love, friendship, learning, and power, who gave us quintessential images of community and civilisation: Raphael’s life was short, his work prolific, and his legacy immortal.In the year that marks the 500th anniversary of Raphael’s death, the National Gallery will present one of the first-ever exhibitions to explore the complete career of this giant of the Italian Renaissance.  ... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2019

Hieronymus Galle the Elder, 1625 - ca.1679, Floral piece in relief vase

Lot 555. Hieronymus Galle the Elder, 1625 - ca.1679, Floral piece in relief vase. Oil on canvas. Relined. 118 x 83 cm. In profiled frame with tortoiseshell inlays. Estimate €50,000 - €60,000. Courtesy Hampel. Accompanied by expert's report by Dr. med. Fred Meijer dated 19 June 2017 in copy.Notes: The composition is especially reminiscent of a painting at the RKD in The Hague with no. 201997, although this example does not show any sunflowers.  Hampel Fine... [Lire la suite]
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24 septembre 2019

'Lucas Cranach – Renaissance Beauties' at Sinebrychoff Art Museum, Helsinki, 26 sep 2019 - 5 jan 2020

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472–1553 Weimar),  Portrait of a young woman, 1525), oil on beech wood, collection O. W. Klinckowström, Finnish National Gallery. Photo: Kansallisgalleria, Hannu Aaltonen. Courtesy Sinebrychoff Art Museum. Helsinki- Renaissance Beauties is the first monographic exhibition in Finland on the oeuvre of the great German Renaissance master Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472−1553). The works on display include paintings and prints from the collections of... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2019

Albertina Museum exhibits over 200 drawings, printed graphics, and paintings by Albrecht Dürer

Albrecht Dürer, Young Hare, 1502. Watercolour, bodycolour heightened with opaque white © The Albertina Museum, Vienna. VIENNA.- It has been decades since so many works by Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) have been seen in one place: thanks to valuable international loans, Vienna’s Albertina Museum—itself home to numerous world-famous icons of drawing by Dürer including the Hare, Praying Hands, and Large Piece of Turf —is presenting over 200 examples of Dürer’s drawings, printed graphics, and paintings in autumn... [Lire la suite]
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