08 janvier 2018

Pieter Claesz. (Dutch, about 1597–1660), Still Life with Silver Brandy Bowl, Wine Glass, Herring, and Bread, 1642

Pieter Claesz. (Dutch, about 1597–1660), Still Life with Silver Brandy Bowl, Wine Glass, Herring, and Bread, 1642. Oil on panel, 29.9 x 35.9 cm (11 3/4 x 14 1/8 in.), Bequest of Mrs. Edward Wheelwright, 13.459 © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Claesz. specialized in the monochrome “breakfast piece,” a type of still life that presents the makings of a modest meal, primarily in related shades of muted green, gray, and brown. He usually approached his subject from a low vantage point, created a sense of depth by... [Lire la suite]

08 janvier 2018

Pieter Claesz. (Dutch, about 1597–1660), Still Life with Stoneware Jug, Wine Glass, Herring, and Bread, 1642

Pieter Claesz. (Dutch, about 1597–1660), Still Life with Stoneware Jug, Wine Glass, Herring, and Bread, 1642. Oil on panel, 29.8 x 35.8 cm (11 3/4 x 14 1/8 in.), Bequest of Mrs. Edward Wheelwright, 13.458 © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Claesz. specialized in the monochrome “breakfast piece,” a type of still life that presents the makings of a modest meal, primarily in related shades of muted green, gray, and brown. He usually approached his subject from a low vantage point, created a sense of depth by overlapping... [Lire la suite]
22 avril 2016

"The Brothers Le Nain: Painters of Seventeenth-Century France" at Kimbell Art Museum from May 22, 2016 to September 11, 2016

Louis (or Antoine?) Le Nain, Peasant Interior with an Old Flute Player, c. 1642, oil on canvas, 21 5/16 x 24 7/16 in., 54.1 x 62.1 cm, AP 1984.22. Kimbell Art Museum. © 2016 Kimbell Art Museum The Brothers Le Nain: Painters of Seventeenth-Century France will be the first major exhibition in the United States devoted to the Le Nain brothers, Antoine, Louis and Mathieu, who were active in Paris during the 1630s and 1640s. It will gather more than 50 of their best paintings and highlight the brothers'... [Lire la suite]
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]
03 novembre 2015

Grand gobelet couvert en argent et vermeil gravé par Johannes Bass, Elbing (Prusse), daté 1642

Grand gobelet couvert en argent et vermeil gravé par Johannes Bass, Elbing (Prusse), daté 1642. Estimation 30,000 — 40,000 €. Photo: Sotheby's de forme octogonale, entièrement gravé, d'après des gravures de Jacques Callot: dans la partie haute, de scènes de la vie du Christ et, dans la partie basse, d'allégories des sept péchés capitaux, séparées par des masques effrayants, le couvercle d'une représentation du massacre des Saints Innocents, la prise en bouton octogonal, le corps gravé Johannes... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2014

Exhibition of masterpieces from the Austrian Habsburg dynasty brings imperial splendor to the U.S.

Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Fire, 1566; 66.5 x 51 cm. Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. MINNEAPOLIS, MN.- In 2015, a major American collaboration will bring masterworks amassed by one of the longest-reigning European dynasties to the United States. "Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna's Imperial Collections" showcases masterpieces and rare objects from the collection of the Habsburg Dynasty—the emperors of the Holy Roman Empire and other powerful rulers who commissioned extraordinary artworks now in the collection of the... [Lire la suite]