30 août 2023

Haggerty Museum of Art opening first exhibition of Dutch and Flemish art in more than 30 Years

Southern Netherlandish painter, True Likeness of Ignatius of Loyola, 1597/1622. Oil on copper. Museum purchase, Gift of Marquette University Jesuit Community. Collection of the Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University. MILWAUKEE, WI.- On Friday, August 25 the Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University opened Image in Dispute: Dutch & Flemish Art from the Haggerty Museum of Art's Collection. Curated by Kirk Nickel, PhD, Marc and Lillian Rojtman Consulting Curator of European Art, the exhibition features... [Lire la suite]

30 juillet 2023

"Naples pour passion. Chefs-d'œuvre de la collection De Vito" au Musée Granet

  En partenariat avec la Réunion des musées nationaux - Grand Palais, le musée Magnin à Dijon, et avec la collaboration de la Fondazione De Vito, le musée Granet présente du 15 juillet au 29 octobre 2023 l'exposition Naples pour passion, chefs-d'œuvre de la collection De Vito. Cet ensemble de peintures napolitaines du XVIIe est l’un des plus prestigieux au monde tant par la richesse de son contenu que par la qualité des œuvres que Giuseppe De Vito (1924 - 2015) a collectionné... [Lire la suite]
07 juillet 2023

Rijksmuseum acquires four salt cellars by silversmith Johannes Lutma, following restitution process

Ensemble of four salt cellars, Johannes Lutma, 1639-43. Purchased with the support of the Friends Lottery, the Mondriaan Fund, the Rembrandt Association, and through the Rijksmuseum Fonds: the Ernst Nijkerk Fonds, the Ton en Judy van Heuzen-Dijksma Fonds, the legacy of Mr H. de Looper, and a private donor. AMSTERDAM.- The Rijksmuseum has purchased four outstanding silver salt cellars made by the renowned Amsterdam silversmith Johannes Lutma. These partially gilded objects are among the most important examples of... [Lire la suite]
25 juin 2023

'Albrecht Dürer’s material world' at The Whitworth, The University of Manchester

 Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), The Sudarium Held by two Angels, 1513. The Whitworth, The University of Manchester. Photo: Michael Pollard. MANCHESTER - Albrecht Dürer’s material world is the first major exhibition of the Whitworth’s outstanding Dürer collection in over half a century. Albrecht Dürer’s material world is a collaborative, international and co-curated research and exhibition project which offers a new perspective on Dürer as an intense observer of the 16th century worlds of manufacture, design and trade that... [Lire la suite]
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21 juin 2023

Rembrandt: True to Life now on view at National Gallery of Victoria International

REMBRANDT Harmensz. van Rijn,Two old men disputing (1628), oil on wood panel, 72.4 x 59.7 cm. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Felton Bequest, 1936 (349-4). MELBOURNE.- Rembrandt: True to Life is the most comprehensive exhibition of the prolific seventeenth century Dutch artist’s work held in Australia in more than 25 years. Tracing Rembrandt’s extraordinary four decades-long career, the exhibition emphasises the artist’s innovations in printmaking through more than 100 etchings drawn from... [Lire la suite]
16 juin 2023

Covered Bowl, Venice, ca 1600

Covered Bowl, Venice, ca 1600. Colourless glass, threads of blue glass trailed on to the rim of the bowl. Height with cover 17 cm. Diameter at rim of bowl 16 cm. Courtesy Kunstkammer Georg Laue
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16 juin 2023

Rembrandt's masterpiece on show at Rijksmuseum

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669), The Standard Bearer, 1636. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. AMSTERDAM.- Following a national tour, Rembrandt’s masterpiece The Standard Bearer (1636) is unveiled in the Gallery of Honour at the Rijksmuseum today where it will go on permanent display alongside the artist’s celebrated Night Watch (1642). The ceremony was performed by 8 classes of schoolchildren who have designed their own banners to celebrate the historic acquisition.On Saturday 17 June the Rijksmuseum will be free for... [Lire la suite]
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08 juin 2023

M Leuven has won a rare masterpiece by Michaelina Wautier

Michaelina Wautier, 'Study of a Head of a Bearded Man’, ca. 1655, oil op panel, ca. 76,5 x 26,5 x 5 cm, Collection M Leuven, source: artinflanders.be, photo: Cedric Verhelst. LEUVEN .- M Leuven welcomes Study of a Head of a Bearded Man into its collection. It is a recently discovered painting from the oeuvre of Michaelina Wautier, who worked in Brussels in the seventeenth-century. This extremely rare study from c. 1655 was authenticated by Wautier expert, Katlijne Van der Stighelen (KU Leuven). The work will be... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2023

Baroque: Out of Darkness, The effervescent story of the European Baroque at the National Gallery of Denmark

Karel Du Jardin, Boy Blowing Soap Bubbles. Allegory on the Transitoriness and the Brevity of Life, 1663. National Gallery of Denmark COPENHAGEN.- National Gallery of Denmark is now opening a major exhibition on Baroque art, unpacking the history of this time of turmoil in seventeenth-century Western Europe. Several of the exhibits have been brought out of storage especially for this event: now, after several years of conservation work, they are on public display again for the first time in generations. The... [Lire la suite]
25 mai 2023

The National Gallery of Art acquires painting by Mattia Preti

Mattia Preti, A Man Cutting Tobacco, 1660s. Oil on canvas, overall: 103.19 x 90.49 cm. National Gallery of Art, Washington. Patrons' Permanent Fund, Pepita Milmore Memorial Fund, and New Century Fund 2023.19.1 WASHINGTON, DC.- The National Gallery of Art has acquired A Man Cutting Tobacco, painted in Malta in the 1660s by the leading Italian Baroque artist, Mattia Preti (1613–1699). Unique for the 17th century in Italy and unusual within Preti’s body of work, this painting straddles genres between portraiture and still... [Lire la suite]
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