25 novembre 2022

Rijksmuseum acquires monumental ebony cabinet inlaid with mother of pearl masterwork by Herman Doomer

Cabinet, Herman Doomer, 1632. Rijksmuseum. AMSTERDAM.- A rare cabinet by the Netherlands’ leading cabinetmaker of the 17th century was recently acquired by the Rijksmuseum and goes on display from tomorrow in the Gallery of Honour. Made in 1632, this ebony cupboard with mother-of-pearl inlay by Herman Doomer was in private hands for several centuries. It is believed to be Doomer’s first masterwork, and the only piece by him that can be accurately dated. This cabinet will be displayed alongside another by Doomer that... [Lire la suite]
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27 avril 2017

A large brass astrolabe, Melchior Tavernier, 1632

Lot 193. A large brass astrolabe, Melchior Tavernier, 1632. Estimate GBP 80,000 - GBP 120,000 (USD 102,640 - USD 153,960). Price realised GBP 137,000 (USD 175,771). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017. The brass mater with throne and suspension shackle above, the rim graduated with two degree scales and one for hours, the inside of the womb plain with two plates, the first with stereographic projections to each side for 45° and 51°, the second with stereographic projection for 48° and a universal projection to... [Lire la suite]
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12 novembre 2016

Dutch Old Masters from Budapest on view at the Frans Hals Museum

Frans Pietersz de Grebber, Portrait of a Young Woman, 1632, Szépmüvészeti Múzeum, Budapest. HAARLEM.- This winter the Frans Hals Museum entertains distinguished visitors from the Szépmüvészeti Múzeum in Budapest. For three months from 12 November 2016 more than eighty works by Netherlandish masters from one of the finest museum collections in the world will be our guests. Unlike leading museums with comparable collections, such as the Louvre and the National Gallery, the Hungarian museum’s collection is an... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2016

Nicolaes Eliasz Pickenoy (1588–1650/1656), Portrait of a Young Woman (detail), 1632

Nicolaes Eliasz Pickenoy (1588–1650/1656), Portrait of a Young Woman (detail), 1632
18 mars 2016

Xaver Scheidwimmer at TEFAF Maastricht 2016

Balthasar van der Ast (Middelburg 1593-1657 Delft), Still Life with fruit in a Wanli-bowl with a bouquet of flowers,tulips and shells on a table. Oil on panel, 40 x 70 cm. Indistinctly signed and dated '16(3)2'. Xaver Scheidwimmer © TEFAF Maastricht, 2016 Provenance: Private collection, France  Pieter Claesz (Berchem 1597/8-1660/1 Haarlem), till life with a roemer, a herring and olives on pewter platters, 1643. Oil on panel, 45 x 61 cm. Signed in monogram and... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2016

'Portrait Gallery of the Golden Age' at Hermitage Amsterdam

Nicolaes Eliasz. Pickenoy (1591 - 1653), Banquet of civic guardsmen from the company of captain Jacob Backer and lieutenant Jacob Rogh, 1632, collection Amsterdam Museum. AMSTERDAM -  The exhibition Portrait Gallery of the Golden Age will open in Hermitage Amsterdam from 29 November 2014 until the end of 2016. The presentation features over thirty group portraits dating from the 17th and 18th centuries. These enormous paintings originate from the Amsterdam Museum and Rijksmuseum and are accompanied by other paintings... [Lire la suite]
07 mai 2015

Exhibition explores the omnipresence of universal proportions in art, science, music and architecture

Sandro Botticelli, "Portrait of a Woman", 1485, Private Collection, Brussels. VENICE.- Proportio, an exhibition organised by the Axel & May Vervoordt Foundation and the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia opens this May to coincide with the 56th International Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. Curated by Axel Vervoordt and Daniela Ferretti and located in the imposing Palazzo Fortuny, the exhibition explores the omnipresence of universal proportions in art, science, music and architecture. Proportio follows the highly... [Lire la suite]
18 février 2015

"Les Bas-fonds du Baroque" au Petit Palais

Bartolomeo Manfredi, Bacchus et un buveur, vers 1621, Huile sur toile, 132 x 96 cm. © Soprintendenza Speciale per il Patrimonio Storico, Artistico ed Etnoantropologico e per il Pollo Museale della città di Roma. Galleria Nazionale di Arte Antica in Palazzo Barberini. PARIS - L’exposition «Les Bas-fonds du Baroque, la Rome du vice et de la misère » invite le public à découvrir, dans les Grandes Galeries du Petit Palais, le visage sombre et violent de la Rome baroque du XVIIe siècle, souvent célébrée pour ses fastes et sa... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2013

Plepp Joseph, Still Life with Cherries and Cheese, 1632

Plepp Joseph, Still Life with Cherries and Cheese, 1632, 36.3x52.3 cm.
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