02 janvier 2019

Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art presents Dutch masterpieces in a new light

Johannes Vermeer (Dutch, Delft 1632-1675 Delft), Young Woman with a Water Pitcher, ca. 1662. Oil on canvas, 18 x 16 in. (45.7 x 40.6 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Marquand Collection, Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1889, 89.15.21. NEW YORK, NY.- Dutch paintings of the 17th century—the Golden Age of Rembrandt, Hals, and Vermeer—have been a highlight of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection since the Museum's founding purchase in 1871 . The exhibition In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at The... [Lire la suite]

05 novembre 2017

Harvard Art Museums to receive transformative gift of Dutch, Flemish, and Netherlandish drawings

Jacques de Gheyn II, A Roma Woman with a Child, c. 1604. Brown ink and black chalk. The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Promised Gift, 25.1998.10. Photo: © President and Fellows of Harvard College.  CAMBRIDGE, MASS.- The Harvard Art Museums announce the extraordinary gift of 330 16th- to 18th-century Dutch, Flemish, and Netherlandish drawings from the esteemed collection of Maida and George S. Abrams (Harvard A.B. ’54, LL.B. ’57), considered the best... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2016

Recent acquisitions of Dutch and Flemish drawings celebrated at the National Gallery of Art

Jan van Huysum, Bouquet of Spring Flowers in a Terracotta Vase, 1720s, oiled charcoal and watercolor on laid paper; sheet: 39.6 x 30.7 cm (15 9/16 x 12 1/16 in.). National Gallery of Art, Washington, Pepita Milmore Memorial Fund, The Ahmanson Foundation Fund, Linda H. Kaufman Fund, and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Glickfield Fund. WASHINGTON, DC.- Over the last decade, the National Gallery of Art has acquired an exquisite selection of mid-15th-to early 20th-century Dutch and Flemish drawings. Some 20 works—many... [Lire la suite]
13 avril 2016

Abraham Bloemaert (Gorinchem 1566 - 1651 Utrecht), A double-sided study sheet

Lot 2805. Abraham Bloemaert (Gorinchem 1566 - 1651 Utrecht), A double-sided study sheet: recto: studies of the heads of an old man and a young boy verso: study of drapery. Estimate 400,000 — 500,000 HKD (45,171 - 56,463 EUR). Lot sold 437,500 HKD (49,406 EUR). Photo Sotheby's 2016.  red chalk, heightened with touches of white, on buff paper; traces of framing lines in brown ink; numbered in brown ink, 59, upper right,... [Lire la suite]
28 juin 2015

New exhibition "The Seven Deadly Sins: Pride" opens at the Bruce Museum

Hendrick Goltzius (Dutch, 1558-1617) after Cornelis van Haarlem (Dutch, 1562-1638), Phaeton from The Disgracers, 1588. Engraving. Collection of The Hearn Family Trust. Photograph by Paul Mutino. GREENWICH, CT.- The galleries of the Bruce Museum will be bursting with pride this summer and into fall: "The Seven Deadly Sins: Pride" opened on June 27, part of a groundbreaking series of area exhibitions exploring the Seven Deadly Sins. Presented by seven members of the Fairfield/Westchester Museum Alliance, the... [Lire la suite]
02 juin 2013

Assiette en porcelaine décorée en émaux polychromes de la famille rose. Vers 1740, époque Qianlong (1735-1795)

Assiette en porcelaine décorée en émaux polychromes de la famille rose. Vers 1740, époque Qianlong (1735-1795). Photo Piasa d'un pêcheur à la ligne au bord d'une rivière près d'un tronc d'arbre survolé par deux oiseaux. L'aile décorée de quatre réserves de paysages lacustres sur fond de croisillons en émail or. Diamètre : 23 cm. Égrenure et fêlure. Estimation : 5 000 / 6 000 €Ce décor est copié sur une gravure de C.J. Visscher, d'après un dessin d'Abraham Bloemaert.Référence: Pièce identique reproduite... [Lire la suite]

05 septembre 2011

Abraham Bloemaert (1564-1651)n Recto: études d'homme, de bras et de jambes Verso: études de bras et de jambes

Abraham Bloemaert (1564-1651). Recto: études d'homme, de bras et de jambes Verso: études de bras et de jambes. Photo Pierre Bergé & associés Sanguine avec des rehauts de blancs H_27,5 cm L_23,5 cm - Estimation : 25 000 - 30 000 € Provenance: peut-être ancienne collection André Giroux, sa vente le 18 avril 1904, Me Delteil, partie du lot 175 Note: Abraham Bloemaert (1564-1651) On peut mettre en rapport cette feuille d'étude de détails anatomiques avec le Tekenboek de Bloemaert. Le Tekenboek, littéralement «livre de... [Lire la suite]
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20 juin 2011

"Brueghel, Rubens, Jordaens... " Masterpieces of European painting from the Hochenbuchau Collection @ Liechtenstein Museum

Frans Snyders (1579–1657), Still Life with Fruit, Dead Game, Vegetables, a Live Monkey, Squirrel and Cat. Oil on canvas; 81 x 118 cm. Signed lower right: F. Snyders fecit. Hohenbuchau Collection, inv. no. HB 87 © LIECHTENSTEIN MUSEUM. Die Fürstlichen Sammlungen, Wien   VIENNA.- The Hohenbuchau Collection is one of the largest and most diverse collections of northern European Baroque art to have been assembled anywhere in the world over the past few decades. While it is a truism that every private collection reflects the... [Lire la suite]
10 janvier 2011

Abraham Bloemaert (Gorinchem 1566-1651 Utrecht), Défi musical entre Pan et Apollon devant le Roi Midas

Abraham Bloemaert (Gorinchem 1566-1651 Utrecht), Défi musical entre Pan et Apollon devant le Roi Midas © BRAFA 2010 Plume, lavis d’encre brune et rehauts blancs sur craie noire, 29 x 38.8 cm. Bibliographie: Jaap Bolten, 'Abraham Bloemaert c. 1565-1651, The drawings', Leiden, 2007, Vol. II, p. 241, Ill. n° 523b et Vol. I, notice 523; Marcel Roethlisberger, 'Abraham Bloemaert and his son, Paintings and Prints', Davaco, 1993; catalogue du Jagdschloss Grunewald Berlin, cfr n° 544, 'Apollon et Pan', huile sur toile de... [Lire la suite]
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22 octobre 2010

Philantropist and Arts Patron Announces His Significant Bequest to the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Giovanni Battista Salvi, called Sassoferrato, The Virgin in Prayer, after 1640. Oil on canvas, 40.5 x 34.5 cm SYDNEY.- Kenneth Reed today announced his intention to bequeath to the Art Gallery of New South Wales a substantial collection of old master paintings, Italian Maiolica and European 18th-century porcelain. Numbering over 70 items in total the Ken Reed bequest will represent a most significant addition to the gallery’s European collection said Edmund Capon, Director, Art Gallery of New South Wales. Mr Reed, a... [Lire la suite]