17 juillet 2018

The strange and mysterious role of the monster in the Middle Ages is the subject of new Morgan exhibition

Siren, from Abus du Monde (The Abuses of the World), France, Rouen, ca. 1510, The Morgan Library & Museum, MS M.42, fol. 15r.  NEW YORK, NY.- From dragons, unicorns, and other fabled beasts to inventive hybrid creations, artists in the Middle Ages filled the world around them with marvels of imagination. Their creations reflected a society and culture at once captivated and repelled by the idea of the monstrous. Drawing on the Morgan Library & Museum's superb medieval collection as well as loans from New... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2018

What is Love? Kunsthalle Bremen presents 40 works from various eras from its collection

Carl Friedrich Demiani, Family portrait, 1806, gouache on parchment, mounted on canvas, 56.5 cm x 44.8 cm, Kunsthalle Bremen - The Kunstverein in Bremen. BREMEN.- Love is a topic that concerns everyone. The critical role that love plays in our lives is also reflected in art. The exhibition “What is Love? From Amor to Tinder” (7 July to 21 October 2018) presents around 40 works from various eras from the collection of the Kunsthalle Bremen that focus on earthly love, lovers from mythology, narcissism, eroticism... [Lire la suite]
03 juillet 2018

Major rediscovered portrait by Joseph Wright of Derby among master paintings unveiled at London Art Week

Joseph Wright of Derby, A.R.A. (Derby, 1734 – 1797), Portrait of a Young Boy with a drum inscribed with the letter “R”, c. 1780. Oil on canvas, 27 1/2 x 36 inches (69.8 x 91.4 cm). Courtesy Ben Elwes Fine Art. LONDON.- A major rediscovery from the mature period of Joseph Wright of Derby is among many important paintings being unveiled at London Art Week Summer 2018, open now through Friday 6 July at 40 galleries across Mayfair and St. James’s. Presented by Ben Elwes Fine Art, the painting by Joseph Wright of... [Lire la suite]
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02 juillet 2018

Legion of Honor organizes first major exhibition to explore the Pre-Raphaelites' relationship to the Old Masters

John Roddam Spencer Stanhope, 'Love and the Maiden', 1877. Oil, gold paint and gold leaf on canvas, 54 x 79 in. (137.2 x 200.7 cm). Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Museum purchase, European Art Trust Fund, Grover A. Magnin Bequest Fund and Dorothy Spreckels Munn Bequest Fund, 2002.176.  SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Truth and Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelites and the Old Masters is the first major international exhibition to assemble works by England’s nineteenth-century Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood with the... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2018

CHIALE FINE ART, Stand D18 at Masterpiece London 2018.

Antonio Del Pollaiolo (Attribute to), Portrait of young gentlewoman, Florence, 1465-70. Carved, painted and gilded lime, 45X41X23 cm. Courtesy CHIALE FINE ART Provenance: Private collection.Literature: • L. Barzaretti, a cura di, Tesori di scultura, Novara 1961: pp.95-96, fig. 56; • Giancarlo Gentilini, a cura di, Antonio del Pollaiolo. Ritratto di giovane gentilidonna, Savigliano 2013; • Scritti degli amici di Renato Poso, a cura di, L’arte di studiare l’arte. Kronos 15, ‘Una donzella in legno dipinto per Antonio del... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2018

Antonacci Lapiccirella Fine Art at London Art Week 2018

Jacopo Robusti, detto il Tintoretto (Venezia 1518 - 1594), Susanna. Oil on panel, 27 x 38 cm. Courtesy Antonacci Lapiccirella Fine Art Provenance: Venezia, collezione privata. Exhibited: Cologne , Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, „TINTORETTO – A star was born“ 2017-18;Paris, Musée du Luxembourg “ Le Tintoret – Naissance d’un génie “ (The Young Tintoretto) March -June 2018. Literature: Damerini 1931, p.n.n; Rossi 1977, pp. 84-85, fig. 47; Rossi, in Pallucchini, Rossi 1982, I, pp. 138-139 n. 55, II, p.... [Lire la suite]
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01 juillet 2018

Didier Aaron Ltd at London Art Week 2018

Hubert Robert (1733 - Paris - 1808), Two figures conversing before the Temple of the Sybil, c.1775. Red chalk, 290 x 368 mm. Courtesy Didier Aaron Ltd Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson, called Girodet-Trioson (Montargis 1767 – 1824 Paris), Portrait of Général Auguste Bertin de Veaux (1799-1879), aged eighteen year. Black and white chalk with stumping, 218 x 175 mm. Signed and dated: GT/ mars 1817. Inscribed on the cartouche: Girodet / général Bertin de Vaux. Courtesy Didier Aaron Ltd Founded in 1923, the gallery has been... [Lire la suite]
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01 juillet 2018

Rare work by Ferdinando Tacca heads up sculpture offering at London Art Week Summer 2018

Ferdinando Tacca, (Florence 1619-1686), A Highly Important Documentary Group of the Monument to Ferdinando I de’ Medici in Livorno, adapted after the original figures by Giovanni Bandini (Florence 1540 – 1599) and Pietro Tacca (Carrara 1577 – Florence 1640). Bronze. Overall height: 73.7 cm (29 in). Height of pedestal: 33.4 cm (131/6 in). Courtesy Trinity Fine Art. LONDON.- A highly important documentary bronze group of the Livorno Monument to Ferdinando I de’Medici by Ferdinando Tacca (Florence 1619-1686), is... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2018

AXEL VERVOORDT, Stand C2 at Masterpiece London 2018

Large vase Layered alabaster Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, XXIst - XXVth Dynasty, ca. 1070 - 656 B.C. H: 28 cm. Courtesy Axel Vervoordt Provenance: Private collection, France, since 1970s.   El Anatsui, Flame of/in the Forest, 2012 Aluminium, copper wire 327 x 226 cm. Courtesy Axel Vervoordt   Sarcophagus Fragment of a Head. Grey limestone, Egypt, Late Period, XXVIth - XXXIst Dynasty, 664 -332 B.C. 34 x 32 x 13 cm. Courtesy Axel Vervoordt. Provenance: Private collection,... [Lire la suite]
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28 juin 2018

Major exhibition that explores religion, faith and divinity now open at Christie's London

Sir Stanley Spencer, The Crucifixion, oil on canvas, 36 x 30 in. (91.5 x 76.2 cm), Painted in 1934. Sold for 2,001,250 GBP at Christie's London, 26 May 2011, lot 50. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018 LONDON.- As part of the June Season at Christie’s, Sacred Noise, a major exhibition that explores religion, faith and divinity through artists including Francis Bacon, Maurizio Cattelan, Lucio Fontana, Damien Hirst, Pablo Picasso, Gerhard Richter, Sir Stanley Spencer, and Francisco de Zurbarán, is now on view in the... [Lire la suite]