15 février 2020

A major new exhibition of Chatsworth's world-class collection of Old Masters drawings opens at Millennium Gallery

Sebastiano del Piombo, A reclining apostle, circa 1516. © The Devonshire Collections Reproduced by kind permission of Chatsworth Settlement Trustees. SHEFFIELD.- A major new exhibition featuring more than 50 Old Master drawings from Chatsworth’s extraordinary collection, second only to the Queen’s in its remarkable scope and quality, opened in Sheffield.Featuring works by Carpaccio, Poussin, Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Dyck and more, Lines of Beauty: Master Drawings from Chatsworth is the largest exhibition of these rare wonders... [Lire la suite]

08 février 2020

Rembrandt and the Portrait in Amsterdam, 1590-1670 at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

Rembrandt, Portrait of a Gentleman with a Tall Hat and Gloves, ca. 1656-58, Washington, National Gallery of Art, Widener Collection. MADRID – The Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza is presenting Rembrandt and Amsterdam portraiture 1590-1670, which brings together a selection of portraits produced during the city’s Golden Age, with Rembrandt and his work as the key focus. This exceptional group of paintings and prints includes some of the greatest examples of this genre, both by Rembrandt himself – 22 in total – and by... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2020

Caravaggio masterpiece added to upcoming exhibition at the Kimbell

Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi), The Flagellation of Christ, 1607. Oil on canvas, 118 in × 92 in. Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, Naples, coming from Naples, Church of San Domenico Maggiore (property of Fondo Edifici di Culto del Ministero degli Interni) Courtesy of Kimbell Art Museum. FORT WORTH, TX.- The Kimbell will display Caravaggio's celebrated Flagellation of Christ as a guest of honor in the upcoming exhibition Flesh and Blood: Italian Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum. Profoundly shocking yet gently... [Lire la suite]
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04 février 2020

'Caravaggio-Bernini. Baroque in Rome' at the Rijksmuseum

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Naples 1598 – 1680 Rome), Medusa, 1638–1640. Marble with traces of original patina, h. 46 cm, Rome, Musei Capitolini, Palazzo dei Conservatori © Sovrintendenza Capitolina, Musei Capitolini – Pinacoteca Capitolina, Rome. AMSTERDAM - In the first decades of the 17th century a new generation of ambitious artists led by the brilliant painter Caravaggio and sculptor Bernini shook the eternal city of Rome from its slumber. They introduced a new language to art that dispensed with elegance and... [Lire la suite]
01 février 2020

'British Baroque: Power and Illusion' at Tate Britain, London

Antonio Verrio, The Sea Triumph of Charles II, c.1674, The Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2019 LONDON - This is the first time that Tate has staged a show devoted to the later 17th century and the first to explore baroque art in Britain. It will be a chance to encounter a rich, sophisticated but overlooked era of art history. Many of the works will be on display for the first time - some borrowed from the stately homes they have hung in since they were made. From the Restoration of... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2020

Attributed to Wolfgang Heimbach (Ovelgönne circa 1615 - after 1678), Young girl wearing a turban and holding a candle

Lot 259. Attributed to Wolfgang Heimbach (Ovelgönne circa 1615 - after 1678), Young girl wearing a turban and holding a candle, oil on canvas, in a painted oval, 30⅜ by 24⅜ in.; 77.2 by 61.8 cm. Estimate: 80,000 - 100,000 USD. Lot sold 212,500 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: Anonymous sale, Milan, Christie's, 29 November 2006, lot 20 (as Adam de Coster); Where acquired by Luigi Koelliker, London; By whom sold, (Property from the London Residence of Luigi Koelliker), London, Sotheby's, 4 December 2008, lot 131; ... [Lire la suite]
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25 janvier 2020

KLAAS MULLER, Stand 137a at BRAFA, 26 janvier-2 février 2020

Frans Snyders (Antwerp, 1579-1659), Still life with lobster, artichokes, asparagus and fruits, circa 1630-1640. Oil on panel, 78.5 x 85 cm. © Klaas Muller. Dr. Fred Meijer confirmed the work to be an authentic painting by Frans Snyders. Rombout Verhulst (attributed to) (Mechelen 1624-1698 The Hague), Flemish school, 17th century, Portrait of a Spanish nobleman. Terracotta. H 61 cm © Klaas Muller. Martinus Nellius (Leiden (?) 1621-1719 Den Hague), Still life with melon, blackberries, pomegranate, black radishes and butterflies... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2020

Guercino's painting 'Aurora' rediscovered and reunited with drawing

  Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called il Guercino, Aurora, 1662, oil on canvas, 99.7 x 80 cm. Christopher Bishop Fine Art.   Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called il Guercino, Allegory of Vigilance, ca. 1662, red chalk on cream laid paper, 197 x 139 mm. Christopher Bishop Fine Art. NEW YORK, NY.- A 1662 painting of the Roman goddess Aurora by Guercino has been rediscovered – and reunited with its preparatory drawing. They are on public view in New York for the first time in hundreds of years, having been previously... [Lire la suite]
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23 janvier 2020

Sicily, Trapani, late 17th century, Crucifix

Lot 237. Sicily, Trapani, late 17th century, Crucifix; 22 x 16 cm ; 8 2/3 x 6 1/3 in.. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 EUR. Lot sold 125,000 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. with coral Christ, titulus and skull ; on a blue glass and silver-gilt mounted cross. Sotheby's. Pierre Bergé: From One Home to Another, Paris, 30 October 2018
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23 janvier 2020

After Georg Petel (1591-1644), South German, late 17th-early 18th century, Saint Sebastian

Lot 236. After Georg Petel (1591-1644), South German, late 17th-early 18th century, Saint Sebastian, carved and polychromed limewood. H. 29.5 cm ; 11 1/2 in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 EUR. Lot sold 47,500 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. Note: The ivory figure of Saint Sebastian in the Bayerisches Nationalmuseum in Munich, carved by Petel circa 1628-30, has greatly influenced contemporary artists and followers. Five ivory and wood versions are known of this fine masterpiece, in... [Lire la suite]