25 juin 2019

Exhibition presents the lost art and forgotten story of Britain's pioneering female painters

LONDON.- This summer, fine art auctioneers Lyon & Turnbull bring together the work of the first British female artists for an exhibition in London. “Bright Souls”: The Forgotten Story of Britain’s First Female Artists, featuring works kindly loaned from both museums and private collections, shows how the 17th Century artists Joan Carlile, Mary Beale and Anne Killigrew managed to achieve success in an age when women had few career options, and even fewer rights. The exhibition, the first ever devoted to... [Lire la suite]
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24 juin 2019

Diego Velasquez's long-lost portrait of 'Papessa' - the 'lady Pope' comes to auction

Lot 28. Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (Seville 1599 - 1660 Madrid), Portrait of Olimpia Maidalchini Pamphilj (1591–1657), half lenght, wearing black, the reverse bears the cipher of the Marqués del Carpio and inventory number: DGH/429, oil on original canvas (strip-lined), in a rare Spanish reverse cassetta, gilded and faux-marble frame, 77.4 x 61 cm.; 30 ½ x 24 in. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. LONDON.- She was the most powerful woman in... [Lire la suite]
21 juin 2019

Jacob Jordaens, Study of a lady looking down, seen en profile towards the left, resting her right hand on her left shoulder

  Jacob Jordaens (Antwerp 1593-1678), Study of a lady looking down, seen en profile towards the left, resting her right hand on her left shoulder, c.1623-25, black and red chalck on tinted paper, heightened in white, 374 x 263 mm, Klaas Muller. © 2019 London Art Week. Provenance: Unidentified collection mark ML. (resembles L.1886b); unidentified collection mart AB (not in Lugt); collection of ambassador Mr. de X., Paris. Note: The model from our drawing can be distinguished among the crowd bringing homage to Ceres... [Lire la suite]
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20 juin 2019

"Enfants du Siècle d'Or" à la Fondation Custodia

Hendrick Goltzius (Mulbracht 1558 – 1617 Haarlem), Portrait de Frederik de Vries, 1597. Gravure au burin (premier état). – 357 × 264 mm (rognée au coup de planche). © Fondation Custodia, Collection Frits Lugt PARIS - Protagonistes centraux des portraits de famille, les enfants sont aussi un sujet à part entière pour beaucoup de peintres hollandais et flamands du XVIIe siècle, sujet qui n’a pour notre œil moderne rien perdu de sa séduction. Tour à tour charmants, cabots, attendrissants,... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2019

"Frans Hals, Portraits de famille" à la Fondation Custodia

Frans Hals, Enfants de la famille Van Campen avec une voiture tirée par un bouc (fragment), vers 1623-1625. Huile sur toile. – 152 × 107,5 cm, Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Bruxelles, inv. 4732  PARIS - Frans Hals (1582/1583-1666) est l’un des plus grands portraitistes du Siècle d’or hollandais et, avec Rembrandt, celui qui a révolutionné ce genre. Surtout réputé pour ses portraits individuels et ses grandes compositions représentant les membres de milices, il a également... [Lire la suite]
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17 juin 2019

Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden presents Rembrandt's Mark

DRESDEN.- 2019 marks 350 years since Rembrandt’s death. The Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, which hold one of the most significant collections of his paintings, drawings and prints, are celebrating the artist at this occasion with a large exhibition of his works. “Rembrandt’s Mark” centres around the graphic artist and draughtsman and takes a look at an artist who has been studied by artists more than any other.  The one-of-a-kind collection at the Kupferstich-Kabinett in Dresden underpins the exhibition, which... [Lire la suite]
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07 juin 2019

Getty Museum announces online resource to mark Rembrandt anniversary year

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606 - 1669), An Old Man in Military Costume, about 1630–1631, Oil on panel, 78.PB.246, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES, CA.- There are few painters as widely and historically admired as Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606 - 1669). Works by Rembrandt can be found in museums throughout the world, but Southern Californians have the exceptional opportunity to see many important Rembrandts in their own backyard. Re-launched today, Rembrandt in Southern... [Lire la suite]
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05 juin 2019

Joslyn Art Museum Acquires a Stunning Still Life By One of the Few Female 17th-Century Dutch Artists

Maria van Oosterwyck (Dutch, 1630–1693), Still Life of Flowers in a Glass Vase, ca. 1685, oil on canvas, 31 ¾ x 26 ¼ inches, Joslyn Art Museum (Omaha, NE), Museum purchase with funds from the Ethel S. Abbott Art Endowment Fund and the General Art Endowment Fund, 2019.4. Courtesy of Ben Elwes Fine Art, London. Photo Credit: Matthew Hollow. OMAHA, NEB.- Joslyn Art Museum today announced the purchase of a seventeenth-century canvas, Still Life of Flowers in a Glass Vase (about 1685), by Dutch artist Maria van Oosterwyck... [Lire la suite]
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02 juin 2019

'Best-of-the-best' prints by Rembrandt displayed together for first time at Lady Lever

LIVERPOOL.- The Lady Lever Art Gallery opened Rembrandt in Print (1 June to 15 September 2019), a new exhibition which presents 50 of the finest etchings and drypoints by the world-famous Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), on loan from the celebrated collection of the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford. This exclusive selection of ‘the-best-of-the-best’ Rembrandt prints have never been displayed together and have been hand-picked to show the full scope of Rembrandt’s ability as a printer, in the year which also marks... [Lire la suite]
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25 mai 2019

A German silver double-beaker, Tobias Hallaicher, Augsburg, 1692

Lot 307. A German silver double-beaker, Tobias Hallaicher, Augsburg, 1692; 8.3cm, 3¼in. diameter, 4495gr., 14oz. 8dwt. total. Estimate 2,500 — 3,500 GBP. Lot sold 4,000 GBP. Courtesy Sotheby's. detaching into two beakers, chased with swirling matted flutes, 8.3cm, 3¼in. high; with a Continental parcel-gilt double-beaker, town mark an eagle only, probably Baltic, late-17th century, the bowls chased with shells between bands of leaves and flutes, sheet-scroll girdles, each... [Lire la suite]