16 mars 2017

Exhibition devoted to the partnership between Michelangelo & Sebastiano opens

Sebastiano del Piombo, The Visitation, 1518-1519, Paris, Musée du Louvre, Département des Peintures (Inv. 357) © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée du Louvre) / Hervé Lewandowski LONDON.- The National Gallery had the honour of welcoming its Royal Patron, HRH The Prince of Wales, to a Private View of The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Michelangelo & Sebastiano. During his visit The Prince of Wales toured the exhibition with the National Gallery Director, Dr Gabriele Finaldi and Chair of Trustees, Hannah Rothschild,... [Lire la suite]

12 mars 2017

'The Poetry of Venetian Painting. Paris Bordone, Palma il Vecchio, Lorenzo Lotto, Titian' at Hamburger Kunsthalle

HAMBURG.- The Poetry of Venetian Painting pays tribute to the extensive oeuvre of Titian’s student Paris Bordone (1500–1571), showing his work in the context of outstanding Venetian contemporaries including Palma il Vecchio and Lorenzo Lotto. Bordone’s multifaceted major works are brought together here to create a showcase more extensive than has yet been presented in the German-speaking countries or anywhere else in the world. Featured are some 100 artworks, primarily paintings in larger formats, as well as drawings and prints... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2017

Exhibition at Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga aims to reconstitute the heart of Lisbon during the Renaissance

Unknown Netherlandish Master, View of the Rua Nova dos Mercadores, 1570-1619. Oil on canvas London, Kelmscott Manor Collection, The Society of Antiquaries of London © By kind permission of The Society of Antiquaries of London, Kelmscott Manor. LISBON.- The history of this exhibition begins in April of 1866, when the pre-Raphaelite painter and poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) left his home in Chelsea, London, to evaluate a painting he had seen in a small antique shop. “A large landscape with about 120 figures of the... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2017

Exceptional loan to Michelangelo & Sebastiano exhibition announced

Michelangelo, The Virgin and Child with the Infant Saint John the Baptist ('The Taddei Tondo'), about 1504-1505. Marble, 106.8 cm diameter. Royal Academy of Arts, London (03/1774) © Royal Academy of Arts, London; Photographer: Prudence Cuming Associates Limited. LONDON.- The only marble sculpture by Michelangelo in Great Britain - The Virgin and Child with the Infant St John, also known as the Taddei Tondo – has been announced as an exceptional loan to The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Michelangelo & Sebastiano (opens 15 March... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2017

Rarely seen Renaissance paintings by Venice masters on view at the North Carolina Museum of Art

Giovanni Bellini and assistants, The Annunciation, circa 1490–1500, oil on canvas, 88 x 42 in. each, Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venice, Italy © Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venice. RALEIGH, NC.- Glory of Venice: Renaissance Paintings 1470–1520 features 50 paintings and a significant group of early printed books and individual pages that illustrate a crucial period in the history of Venetian art and culture, widely regarded as one of the most exciting chapters in the history of Western art. The core of the exhibition... [Lire la suite]
11 février 2017

Parmigianino's 16th century masterpiece at risk of leaving the United Kingdom

Parmigianino, The Virgin and Child with Saint Mary Magdalen and the Infant Saint John the Baptist. LONDON.- Culture Minister Matt Hancock has placed a temporary export bar on a 16th century masterpiece by Parmigianino, to provide an opportunity to keep it in the country. The Virgin and Child with Saint Mary Magdalen and the Infant Saint John the Baptist is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £24.5 million. This exceptional artwork is a rare example of a... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2017

US fund boss James Tomilson Hill III refuses to sell masterpiece as pound plunges

Portrait of a Young Man in a Red Cap by Jacopo Pontormo. Photograph: DCMS Press Office LONDON (AFP).- A US hedge fund chief has refused to sell a Renaissance masterpiece painting to Britain's National Gallery after the Brexit vote sent the pound tumbling. The iconic London museum had met the £30 million asking price agreed in a 2015 deal with James Tomilson Hill III, chief executive of the Blackstone Alternative Asset Group, for Jacopo Pontormo's "Portrait of a Young Man in a Red Cap". But Tomilson Hill now... [Lire la suite]
28 janvier 2017

Plat à ombilic : coq, Manisès, 1er quart du 16e siècle

Plat à ombilic : coq, Manisès, 1er quart du 16e siècle, céramique hispano-mauresque, faience à lustre métallique. H: 4 cm-D: 36,5 cm. Paris, musée de Cluny - musée national du Moyen Âge, CL1596b. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée de Cluny - musée national du Moyen-Âge) / Jean-Luc Mabit
28 janvier 2017

Petit plat creux: coq dans un écusson, atelier sévillan ?, 1ère moitié du 16e siècle

Petit plat creux: coq dans un écusson, atelier sévillan ?, 1ère moitié du 16e siècle, céramique hispano-mauresque, faience à lustre métallique. H: 6 cm-D: 25,5 cm. Paris, musée de Cluny - musée national du Moyen Âge, CL1685. Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée de Cluny - musée national du Moyen-Âge) / Jean-Luc Mabit
25 janvier 2017

Casteldurante ou Duché d'Urbino, circa 1535. Coupe ronde à petit piédouche

Lot 19. Casteldurante ou Duché d'Urbino, circa 1535. Coupe ronde à petit piédouche. Estimation : 20 000 - 25 000 €. Photo Beaussant Lefèvre décor polychrome en plein sur fond bleu d'un buste féminin de profil dit «Bella» parée d'une veste et d'une coiffe à riche décor damassé et portant un collier à double rang de perles. Porte l'inscription sur un phylactère: «FRANCESSCA BA». Filet jaune sur le bord. Porte un cachet en cire rouge au revers. Diamètre: 22 cm. Hauteur totale: 4,2... [Lire la suite]