11 février 2016

Extraordinary private collection of 16th-century works on view for the first time to the public

Giorgio Ghisi, “The Vision of Ezekiel”, 1554, engraving. Private collection of Kirk Edward Long. Photo: Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University STANFORD, CA.- More than 180 works, selected from one of the most extensive private collections of Mannerist prints in the world, epitomize the 16th-century’s extravagant and sophisticated style. Opening at Stanford University’s Cantor Arts Center on February 10, Myth, Allegory and Faith: The Kirk Edward Long Collection of Mannerist Prints reveals the scope and... [Lire la suite]

28 juin 2015

New exhibition "The Seven Deadly Sins: Pride" opens at the Bruce Museum

Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558-1617) after Cornelis van Haarlem (Dutch, 1562-1638), Phaeton from The Disgracers, 1588. Engraving. Collection of The Hearn Family Trust. Photograph by Paul Mutino. GREENWICH, CT.- The galleries of the Bruce Museum will be bursting with pride this summer and into fall: "The Seven Deadly Sins: Pride" opened on June 27, part of a groundbreaking series of area exhibitions exploring the Seven Deadly Sins. Presented by seven members of the Fairfield/Westchester Museum Alliance, the... [Lire la suite]
08 août 2013

Juan Pantoja de la Cruz (1553-1608), Portrait of Felipe Manuel, Prince of Savoya (1586-1605), circa 1604

Juan Pantoja de la Cruz (1553-1608), Portrait of Felipe Manuel, Prince of Savoya (1586-1605), circa 1604, oil on canvas. Height: 111.5 cm (43.9 in). Width: 89.5 cm (35.2 in). Bilbao Fine Arts museum. Son of Charles Emmanuel I, Duke of Savoy and Infanta Catherine Michelle of Spain (daughter of Philip II). The artist represents the prince as the heir to the throne in Savoya wearing an armor of Lombard origin and the necklace of the Annunziata Order, the highest order of the Kingdom of Savoya.
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08 décembre 2010

An Italian mother-of-pearl, horn and green stained horn inlaid walnut centre table, Venetian, circa 1604.

An Italian mother-of-pearl, horn and green stained horn inlaid walnut centre table, Venetian, circa 1604. photo Sotheby's with a rectangular top centred by a roundel with a lion mask the whole profusely inlaid with strapwork containing vases of flowers, grotesques, profile medallions, masks, birds, flowers, scrolling foliage and the coat-of-arms of the Conti family, on hinged folding trestle supports joined by gilt wrought iron stretchers, the underside with the incised mark `CCC' within a circle for Cardinal Carlo... [Lire la suite]