05 mars 2015

Myers Auction Gallery sale features items from the historic Borghese Palace sale of 1892

Pieter Jacobsz Van Laer (Dutch, 1599-1642) (attributed), Old Master Bambouche Painting. From the Borghese Palace in Rome, Italy. Estimate $2,000 – $4,000.  Pieter Jacobsz Van Laer (Dutch, 1599-1642) (attributed), Old Master Bambouche Painting. From the Borghese Palace in Rome, Italy. Estimate $2,000 – $4,000.  ST. PETERSBURG, FLA.- Myers Auction Gallery presents European and Asian Antiques and Fine Art auction on Sunday, March 8th. The auction features items from the historic Borghese... [Lire la suite]

04 mars 2015

Liverpool's Walker Art Gallery to display famed painting by Nicolas Poussin

Nicolas Poussin (1594-1665), Sacrament of Extreme Unction, 1638-40. © The Fitzwilliam Museum, University of Cambridge. LIVERPOOL.- A masterpiece by Nicolas Poussin, one of the greatest artists of the 17th century, will be displayed at the Walker Art Gallery from 6 March to 7 June 2015. The painting is on tour from the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, with the Walker Art Gallery providing the only opportunity to see the work in the north of England.  Extreme Unction, or ‘final anointing’, depicts a powerful and moving scene... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2015

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston to include key loans for its upcoming landmark exhibition

Johannes Vermeer, A Lady Writing, about 1665. Oil on canvas. National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Harry Waldron Havemeyer and Horace Havemeyer, Jr., in memory of their father, Horace Havemeyer, 1962.10.1 Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. BOSTON, MASS.- The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, has announced loans of important paintings by Johannes Vermeer and Rembrandt van Rijn for its upcoming landmark exhibition Class Distinctions: Dutch Painting in the Age of Rembrandt and Vermeer (October 11, 2015–January 18, 2016).... [Lire la suite]
02 mars 2015

Gaspar Pieter Verbruggen (Anvers 1664 – 1730), Natures mortes aux vases de fleurs

Gaspar Pieter Verbruggen (Anvers 1664 – 1730), Natures mortes aux vases de fleurs (Still life with flowers vases). Estimation 25,000 — 35,000 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. Signé en bas à gauche pour l'une et en bas à droite pour l'autre gas.p.verbruggen f. Huile sur toile, une paire; 86 x 69 cm ; 33 7/8 by 27 1/8 in Sotheby's. Les Dillée : Une dynastie d’experts et de collectionneurs Paris, 18 mars 2015, 04:00 PM
02 mars 2015

Balthasar van der Ast (Middelbourg entre 1590 et 1593 - 1657 Delft), Nature morte à la corbeille de fleurs avec fruits et coquil

Balthasar van der Ast (Middelbourg entre 1590 et 1593 - 1657 Delft), Nature morte à la corbeille de fleurs avec fruits et coquillages (Still life with fruit basket, fruits and shellfish). Estimation 80,000 — 120,000 EUR. Photo Sotheby's. Trace de signature en bas à droite sous le coquillage. Huile sur panneau; 45,5 x 65,5 cm ; 17 7/8 by 25 3/4 in. Notes: Cette somptueuse nature morte du maître néerlandais  Balthasar Van der Ast, savamment agencée autour d’une corbeille de fleurs ... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2015

More than a Century of French Masterpieces Examined Works by Van Gogh, Manet, Cézanne, and more

Jean-Baptiste Siméon Chardin, A Vase of Flowers, early 1760s. Oil On Canvas, 45.20 x 37.10 cm. National Galleries of Scotland. Purchased with the aid of the Cowan Smith Bequest Fund 1937 NG 1883 Virginia - The first major American exhibition to explore French floral still-life painting in the 19th century, Van Gogh, Manet, and Matisse: The Art of the Flower, will be on view in Richmond March 21 – June 21, 2015. Co-curated by Dr. Mitchell Merling, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts’ Paul Mellon Curator and Head of European Art, and... [Lire la suite]


24 février 2015

Sotheby's Paris to offer significant collection of French 17th and 18th century paintings

Anne Vallayer-Coster, Portrait d'une violoniste (Portrait of a Woman with Violin), 1773. Estimate €300,000 400,000. Photo: Sotheby's. PARIS.- Sotheby’s, in association with Artcurial and the Cabinet Eric Turquin, presents the Louis Grandchamp des Raux collection - the most significant collection of French 17th and 18th century paintings to be offered at auction for the last twenty years. The sale will take place at Sotheby’s in Paris on 26 March 2015, after a travelling exhibition in New York and Brussels.  Built up over more... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2015

"Spectacular Rubens: The Royal Tapestries" on view at Museum of Fine Arts Houston Feb. 15 to May 10

Peter Paul Rubens, The Triumph of the Church, c. 1625, oil on panel, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid. HOUSTON - In the early 1620s, Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens completed one of his greatest achievements: designing the Triumph of the Eucharist tapestries. The most elaborate and expensive tapestries made in Europe in the 17th century, the 20 monumental works in this series celebrate the glory of the Roman Catholic Church.  Woven by Jan Raes I after designs by Peter Paul Rubens, The Triumph of the Church,... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2015

'Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris' at The Baker Museum

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Ambassadors Sent by Agamemnon to Urge Achilles to Fight, 1801. Oil On Canvas. National School of Fine Arts. Giraudon / The Bridgeman Art Library. NAPLES, FL. - Gods and Heroes: Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris explores the dramatic impact of the École des Beaux-Arts’ curriculum on Western visual culture. Born from the legendary Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture, founded in 1648, the École was a highly competitive, government-run school which rigorously trained... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2015

"Gherardo delle Notti, most bizarre paintings and merry suppers" at Galleria degli Uffizi, 10 February – 24 May 2015

Gerrit van Honthorst - (Gherardo delle Notti) (Utrecht 1592-1656), Dead Christ with two angels, 1612-1613. Oil Canvas. Genoa, Royal Palace Museum. The Galleria degli Uffizi opens theFlorence 2015. Art for a Year exhibition season with the first monographic exhibition ever devoted to Gerrit van Honthorst, a Caravaggesque painter from Holland better known to the Italian public by the nickname of Gherardo delle Notti on account of his propensity for painting nocturnal scenes whose... [Lire la suite]


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