06 juin 2014

New Neighbours: Rubens, Rembrandt, Poussin and Dutch Masters at the Alte Pinakothek

New Neighbours, Installation view. Photo: Nicole Wilhelms. MUNICH.- Under the heading ‘New Neighbours’, an unconventional combination of 40 Baroque masterpieces from its own holdings can be seen at the Alte Pinakothek from June onwards.  The partial closure of the Alte Pinakothek for renovation work provides a rare opportunity to present paintings together that are not otherwise to be seen next to one another in the permanent collection, which is arranged chronologically according to schools of painting. The exhibition... [Lire la suite]

05 février 2009

"The Elector Johann Wilhelm's paintings" @ the Alte Pinakothek, Munich

Reconstruction of the Elector Johann Wilhelm's painting cabinets, Detail, © Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen | © INHA Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art, Collections Jacques Doucet, Paris MUNICH.- The collection of paintings amassed by Elector Johann Wilhelm von der Pfalz (1658–1716) at the beginning of the 18th century in his residence in Düsseldorf was one of the most important of its kind in Europe. In less than 40 years, one of the first major collections of Netherlandish Baroque painting outside Holland and Flanders... [Lire la suite]
05 janvier 2009

The Paintings of Elector Johann Wilhelm von der Pfalz @ Alte Pinakothek

Reconstruction of the Elector Johann Wilhelm's painting cabinets, Detail, © Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen | © INHA Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art, Collections Jacques Doucet, Paris MUNICH.- The collection of paintings amassed by Elector Johann Wilhelm von der Pfalz (1658–1716) at the beginning of the 18th century in his residence in Düsseldorf was one of the most important of its kind in Europe. In less than 40 years, one of the first major collections of Netherlandish Baroque painting outside Holland and Flanders... [Lire la suite]