11 août 2021

The National Gallery of Canada receives a priceless gift of Dutch and Flemish prints

Albrecht Dürer, The Large Horse, 1505, engraving, 16.6 × 11.7 cm. Collection of Dr. Jonathan Meakins and Dr. Jacqueline McClaran (MMPC-012) OTTAWA.- More than half of the remarkable print collection belonging to Dr. Jonathan Meakins and Dr. Jacqueline McClaran is entering the National Gallery of Canada national collection.The two Montreal-based doctors are donating 258 Dutch and Flemish etchings, engravings, and woodcuts from the 16th and 17th centuries for the benefit of all Canadians. The Meakins-McClaran... [Lire la suite]

26 septembre 2017

Exhibition devoted to the birth of the art market in the Dutch Golden Age opens

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (workshop) (1606-1669): Willem Burchgraeff (detail) , 1633 , picture gallery of the Old Masters, Dresden State Art Collections, photo © bpk, Dresden State Art Collections, photo: Hans-Peter Klut. HAMBURG.- The Bucerius Kunst Forum presents from 23 September 2017 to 7 January 2018 the first large-scale exhibition devoted to the birth of the art market in the Golden Age of the Netherlands. Tracing the careers of artists such as Rembrandt, Ruisdael, van Goyen and many others, the... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2017

"Dessiner le quotidien. La Hollande au Siècle d'or" au Musée du Louvre, 16 mars - 12 juin 2017

Rembrandt, Femme à la fenêtre, Plume et encre brune, lavis brun, 29,5 x 16,44 cm, Paris, musée du Louvre, département des Arts graphiques. © RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Gérard Blot  PARIS - Conçue en contrepoint de l’exposition « Vermeer et les maîtres de la peinture de genre » (présentée au Louvre du 22 février au 22 mai 2017) et organisée en partenariat avec les Beaux-Arts de Paris, l’exposition explore le foisonnement des motifs tirés de la vie quotidienne dans la production graphique des artistes... [Lire la suite]
23 février 2017

"Du dessin au tableau au siècle de Rembrandt" à la Fondation Custodia

Dirck Hals (1591-1656), Études d’un homme assis, fumant la pipe, et de deux jambes, 1622-1627. Pinceau et encre brune, peinture brune, rehauts de gouache blanche, sur une esquisse à la pierre noire, 277 x 178 mm © Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, inv. RP-T-1965-180 PARIS - Pour la première fois après quatre siècles de séparation, sont réunis des tableaux des plus grands artistes hollandais du Siècle d’Or avec leurs dessins préparatoires. Après son succès à la National Gallery of Art de Washington pendant l’automne 2016,... [Lire la suite]
27 juin 2016

'Drawings from the Age of Bruegel, Rubens, and Rembrandt' at Harvard Art Museums

Pieter Bruegel the Elder (Breda (?), c. 1525 - 1569 Brussels), Wooded Landscape with a Distant View toward the Sea, 1554. Brown ink, brown wash and white opaque watercolor over black chalk on blue antique laid paper, 26 x 34.4 cm (10 1/4 x 13 9/16 in.). The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1999.132. © President and Fellows of Harvard College. The Harvard Art Museums hold one of the most comprehensive U.S. collections of... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2016

"Rascals, Rogues and Children: The Prints of Adriaen van Ostade" on view at Kunsthalle Bremen

Adriaen van Ostade, The Dance in the tavern, 1650-1655, etching, 259 x 322 mm. Private Collection, Photo: Cultural scanner Rosenau. BREMEN.- For the first time in Germany, the Kunsthalle Bremen brings together Adriaen van Ostade’s (1610– 1685) entire printed work. Alongside Rembrandt, van Ostade was an outstanding painter and master of printmaking during the Dutch Golden Age, depicting simple contemporary life in his etchings. The exhibition “Rogues, Rascals and Children: The Prints of Adriaen van Ostade” (until... [Lire la suite]

05 avril 2014

"Art and Alchemy: The Mystery of Transformation" at the Museum Kunstpalast

François-Marius Granet, Der Alchemist, 1. Hälfte 19. Jh., Öl auf Leinwand, 61 x 48,3 cm, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Gift of Roy Eddleman, © Gift of Roy Eddleman, Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia / Foto: Will Brown DUSSELDORF.- For the first time in Germany, an exhibition spanning all epochs and genres will be introducing the exciting link between art and alchemy in past and present times. 250 works from antiquity to the present, encompassing Baroque art, Surrealism, through to contemporary art from collections and... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2013

Rembrandt's work and legacy celebrated at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria

Rembrandt Van Rijn, Bust of a Man wearing a high cap, 1630. Etching on paper. Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. Gift of Commander & Mrs. A.J. Tullis 1973.146.001.  VICTORIA, BC.- It was Dutch artist Rembrandt Van Rijn’s (1606-1669) desire to create work with far-reaching impact. Almost 400 years later some of Rembrandt’s etching masterpieces, including a self-portrait, are reaching visitors at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria.  AGGV’s Winter is an Etching runs from Dec. 13, 2013 to May 19, 2014, and brings together... [Lire la suite]
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20 mars 2011

"Dutch Drawings from the Pushkin Museum" @ Bonnefanten Museum

Adriaen van Ostade, Group of Peasants in the doorway of a Farmhouse pen and brown and grey ink, watercolour and gouache, 276 x 215 mm inv. 4708 © State Pushkin Museum Moskou. MAASTRICHT.-The Moscow based State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts stages a major exhibition of Dutch drawings in the Bonnefanten Museumin Maastricht. This is the first time that the Pushkin Museum sent such a large number of Dutch drawings abroad. There are ninety items on show until June 19th 2011. The exhibition opened on the same day as TEFAF 2011. Most of the... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2010

Master Drawings from a Distinguished Collection @ Sotheby's London

Gaetano Gandolfi, Portrait of Emidio Gandolfi, est. £80,000-120,000. photo Sotheby's LONDON.- Sales of important private collections have always been the lifeblood of the art market, returning long-hidden material into circulation and also serving as a fascinating permanent record of the taste and eye of an individual collector. In the Old Master field at least, such sales are rather less frequent now than in previous generations, so they are ever more eagerly awaited by private and institutional buyers alike. Formerly owned,... [Lire la suite]