03 octobre 2016

Flemish landscape paintings on view at Kunsthalle im Lipsiusbau

Jan Brueghel d. J. and imitators, Landscape with the creation of the animals, oil on oak, 53.7 x 81 cm, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister. Copyright : SKD DRESDEN.- Dizzying vistas of river valleys and mountain peaks, the impenetrable thicket of a forest bustling with countless animals, the idyllic quiet of a lake in the evening light. What we now call landscapes weren’t always seen that way – and they certainly weren’t depicted that way either. In the special exhibition ‘Paradise on Earth: Flemish Landscape Painting... [Lire la suite]

04 juin 2016

Portrait of an Elizabethan Woman (detail), unknown artist, 1600

Portrait of an Elizabethan Woman (detail), unknown artist, 1600
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23 décembre 2015

Pendentif "Kleinod des Kardinals Andreas von Österreich, Bischof von Konstanz", 1600, Allemagne du Sud, Kunstgewerbemuseum

Pendentif "Kleinod des Kardinals Andreas von Österreich, Bischof von Konstanz", 1600, Allemagne du Sud, Kunstgewerbemuseum © Foto: Kunstgewerbemuseum der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz. Foto: Stefan Büchner
20 mars 2015

Exhibition in Dresden presents the fantastic visual world of painter Hieronymus Bosch

Philips Galle (1537‒1612) Verlegt bei Marten Peeters (um 1500‒1565) in Antwerpen, Kopf eines Narren zur Fastnacht, um 1560, Kupferstich, Copyright Kupferstich-Kabinett, SKD, Foto: Herbert Boswank DRESDEN.- Enthusiasm for the fantastic visual world of painter Hieronymus Bosch (circa 1450–1516) remains as strong today as ever. Characterised by a surreal atmosphere and mysterious mise-en-scène, the late medieval artist’s motifs fascinate and horrify at the same time. Bosch’s scenes of hell, temptations of saints and... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2013

The Walters acquires seven Japanese paintings to compliment its growing collections

Ise Monogatari Leaf (Front). Tawaraya Sotatsu, Japanese; ca.1600.  BALTIMORE, MD.- The Walters Art Museum has acquired seven exceptional works of Japanese art to compliment its growing collections. The paintings are by well-known Japanese painters active between the 1560s and the 1810s. The seven paintings include: Sesson Shukei, Eight Views of the Xiao and Xiang Rivers (Shosho hakkei), ca.1860; Tawaraya Sotatsu, Album Leaf Illustrating the Tales of Ise, ca. 1600; Sakaki Hyakusen, Landscape, ca. 1750; Soga Shohaku, Orchid... [Lire la suite]
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01 septembre 2013

Unicorn Lake as a drinking vessel, Elias Geyer, Leipzig, 1600

Unicorn Lake as a drinking vessel, Elias Geyer (Goldsmith), Leipzig, 1600. Turbo snail shell, silver, gilt, remains of cold enamel. H 20.0 cm, W 22.0 cm, D 8 cm above. IV 133. Green Vault. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden 2013 The sea-unicorn, which in 1602 acquired Elector Christian II at the Leipzig merchants Veit Bottiger, is like the other such works by Elias Geyer equipped with a detachable head, which seems to point to a possible use as a drinking vessel. On closer... [Lire la suite]
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28 juillet 2013

Plate of semiporcelain painted with floral decoration, Persia, c. 1600

Plate of semiporcelain painted with floral decoration in blue under a clear glaze, with two of the Eight Precious Objects, the jewel and the lozenge, depicted on the underside: Persia, c. 1600. A.1921.1247. National Museum of Scotland © National Museums Scotland
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28 juillet 2013

Plate of semiporcelain in Chinese style: Persia, c. 1600

Plate of semiporcelain with painted decoration in bluish black under a clear glaze, with a design of a central circular medallion with figure surrounded by a border with radiating panels containing utensils and floral ornament, Chinese style: Persia, c. 1600. A.1921.1243. National Museum of Scotland © National Museums Scotland
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17 juillet 2013

Jerkin, Doublet & Doublet Half, 16th & early 17th century

Jerkin, early 17th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art Doublet, 1650-1665. The Victoria & Albert Museum Jacket, 1610-1615. The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Doublet Half, 1600. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Doublet Half, 1600. The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
23 avril 2013

An Iznik polychrome pottery jug, Turkey, Circa 1600

An Iznik polychrome pottery jug, Turkey, Circa 1600 - Sotheby's of baluster form with a cylindrical, slightly flaring neck and curved handle, painted with an overall pattern of circles with a black outline and relief red spot against an underglaze cobalt blue background, the shoulder with a band of curved black lines and a petalled green fringe, the handle with cobalt blue stripes and a green splash on body, old collection numbers written on base '3867'; 19.5cm. height. Estimation: 8,000 - 10,000 GBP ... [Lire la suite]
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