08 janvier 2018

Pieter Claesz. (Dutch, about 1597–1660), Still Life with Wine Goblet and Oysters, 1639

Pieter Claesz. (Dutch, about 1597–1660), Still Life with Wine Goblet and Oysters, 1639. Oil on panel, 50.2 x 70.1 cm (19 3/4 x 27 5/8 in.), Gift of Mrs. H. P. Ahrnke in memory of her great-aunt Mrs. Francis B. Greene, 56.883 © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Like many still-life painters, Claesz. favored particular kinds of objects. The plain foods that he painted—bread, fruit, and herring— were those found on the tables of all but the poorest families in the Dutch Republic. This composition also includes tobacco... [Lire la suite]

18 février 2017

Stolen Italian masterpiece recovered in Morocco

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, known as Guercino, Madonna with Saints John Evangelist and Gregory the Miracle Worker, 1639. ROME (AFP).- A stolen painting worth up to six million euros by a Baroque Italian known as "The Squinter" has been recovered in Morocco, Italy's art police said Friday. The 17th-century painting by Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, known as Guercino, had been snatched during a night-time robbery from a church in the northern Italian city of Modena in 2014. It was recovered thanks to a wealthy... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2017

Baptismal pendant. Unmarked, Germany, 1639

Baptismal pendant. Unmarked, Germany, 1639. Silver and silver gilt. Height 13 cm. Philippe d’Arschot at Brafa Art Fair, Brussels, 21-29 january 2017. Philippe d´Arschot. Fine antique silver from the 16th to the 19th Centuries. Avenue Louise, 192, 1050 Brussels, Belgium
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09 mars 2016

REMBRANDT EN NOIR & BLANC: Exposition de 85 gravures originales au BOZAR Bruxelles

 Rembrandt, Autoportrait appuyé sur un rebord de pierre, 1639 © Stichting Rembrandt op Reis BRUXELLES - Rembrandt est connu aujourd’hui pour être l’un des plus grands peintres. Or de son vivant, c’est surtout pour ses qualités de graveur qu’il était célèbre. Cette exposition réunit près de 85 gravures originales, montrant une facette moins connue de cet artiste génial de l’Âge d’or des Pays-Bas. Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606-1669) était un peintre, graveur et dessinateur néerlandais. Il est généralement considéré... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2016

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), Portrait of a Woman, Possibly Maria Trip, (detail), 1639

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), Portrait of a Woman, Possibly Maria Trip, (detail), 1639