22 septembre 2016

Exhibition in Turin celebrates the most important family of Flemish artists

Pieter Brueghel the Elder and workshop, The Resurrection, ca. 1563, private collection, Belgium. URIN.- The exhibition is dedicated to the Brueghel dynasty, inventors of a way of painting that quickly became the "trademark" of excellence in painting in a dynasty active for more than two centuries. Following its major success in Bologna, the exhibition is on view in the Rooms of the Arts of the Reggia di Venaria from 21 September 2016 to 19 February 2017. The works on display tell the story – over a period of more... [Lire la suite]

04 mars 2016

First major U.S. exhibition on Anthony van Dyck in twenty years opens at the Frick

  Anthony van Dyck (1599–1641), Self-Portrait, ca. 1615–17. Oil on panel 14 3/8 × 10 1/8 in. (36.5 × 25.8 cm) Rubenshuis, Antwerp. NEW YORK, NY.- Anthony van Dyck (1599–1641), one of the most celebrated and influential portraitists of all time, enjoyed an international career that took him from his native Flanders to Italy, France, and, ultimately, the court of Charles I in England. Van Dyck’s elegant manner and convincing evocation of a sitter’s inner life—whether real or imagined—made him the favorite portraitist of... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2016

Frans Snijders, Still Life with Fruit, Porcelain and a Squirrel, 1616

Frans Snijders, Still Life with Fruit, Porcelain and a Squirrel,  oil on copper, 1616,  Museum of Fine Arts Boston Frans Snijders, Still Life with Fruit, Porcelain and a Squirrel, detail, oil on copper, 1616, Museum of Fine Arts Boston. These strawberries in a Chinese porcelain bowl are painted on copper, which makes it look so bright it almost seems like the bowl is real porcelain, reflecting the light of the room. On show in the exhibition Asia - Amsterdam at Rijksmuseum until 17th January