17 avril 2016

'Eckersberg ∙ Fascination with Reality. The Golden Age of Danish Painting' at Hamburger Kunsthalle, to 30 May 2016

Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg (1783-1853), Standing male nude, Carl Frørup , 1837, Oil on Canvas, 94,5 x 62,5 cm, The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, The Academy Council, Photo: Frida Gregersen. HAMBURG.- OnWith an encompassing retrospective on Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg (1783–1853), presented for the first time outside of Denmark in Europe, the Hamburger Kunsthalle is paying tribute to the most prominent Danish painter of the first half of the 19th century. On 9 May 1814 Eckersberg had bought a portable paintbox and a folding... [Lire la suite]

18 octobre 2015

Landmark exhibition in Minneapolis traces Eugène Delacroix's influence on modern art

Eugène Delacroix (French 1798-1863), Lion Hunt (detail), 1861, Oil on canvas, 76 x 98 cm © Art Institute of Chicago, 6001 MINNEAPOLIS, MN.- This fall, the Minneapolis Institute of Arts will present the first major exhibition in 50 years to explore the legacy and widespread influence of the revolutionary French painter Eugène Delacroix. “Delacroix’s Influence: The Rise of Modern Art from Cézanne to van Gogh” features 75 seminal paintings—including 30 works by Delacroix—to reveal the... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2015

First image of the newly crowned Queen Victoria to go on display in Scotland for the first time

Sir David Wilkie, first image of Queen Victoria as reigning monarch, 1837 (Preparatory oil sketch for The First Council of Queen Victoria, 1838). Royal Collection Trust/ ©Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2015. EDINBURGH.- An oil sketch of Queen Victoria, made just four months after her accession to the throne at the age of 18, will go on display in Scotland for the first time. Painted by the celebrated Scottish artist Sir David Wilkie, it is the earliest image of her as reigning monarch and a study for the first painting... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2013

Exhibition at Museo Fondazione Roma presents riches from a Neapolitan treasure trove

Matteo Treglia, Mitra, 1713, gilded silver, diamonds, rubies, emeralds and garnets. ROME.- Never before has such a considerable amount of masterpieces belonging to the most important collection of goldsmith art in the world, together with original documents, paintings, drawings, vestments and church plate, been exhibited beyond the walls of Naples.  This exhibition offers an opportunity to investigate the inestimable artistic and cultural value of the treasure of Saint Januarius from a scientific point of view.  The... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2012

A Pair of Sèvres (Louis-Philippe) Porcelain Vases.

A Pair of Sevres (Louis-Philippe) Porcelain Vases. One signed and dated Didier 1844, the interior of the vases with blue stenciled crowned LP monogram marks for 1844, the undersides with black stenciled LP monogram marks for 1837, each with incised script M. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 Each finely painted front and back with a putto taming a squirrel, releasing a love bird, or playing either the lyre or pipes, all seated on ribbon-tied floral swags suspended from jeweled cabochons, the sides with nesting birds... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2010

Importante Parure offerte à la reine Victoria pour son couronnement par Léopold Ier roi des Belges, daté 1837

Importante Parure offerte à la reine Victoria pour son couronnement par Léopold Ier roi des Belges, daté 1837 sur le bracelet. photo Tajan comprenant un bracelet en or jaune de style rocaille et argent, à décor de fleurs en bouquets et de guirlandes sur fond amati. Il est centré d'un médaillon émaillé bleu au chiffre couronné de Léopold 1er, roi des Belges, dans une double couronne de diamants. Le revers porte le monogramme de la reine Victoria surmonté d'une couronne et daté 1837. Il est accompagné d'une bague et d'une épingle... [Lire la suite]
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11 septembre 2008

Inkstand with wiews of Vienna, Vienna, circa 1837.

Inkstand with wiews of Vieanna, Vienna, circa 1837. Consisting of a tray, an inkwell with a lid and a sand box, painted with fine views of Vienna on a gold background. Titles of the views "Vue de la ville de Vienne prise du chateau de Belveder" signed and dated Schufried.1837 (tray), "Vue des places a Vienne': La place dite neuen Markt, La place dite am Graben, La place de la Cour J.R., La place de St. Michel vers le manege J.R., le bureau J.R. de guerre etl'eglise sur le Hof et La place dite Josephsplatz"... [Lire la suite]
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