11 novembre 2019

'George IV: Art & Spectacle' at Queen’s Gallery, London

Sir Thomas Lawrence, George IV, 1821. Photo: Royal Collection Trust/© HM Queen Elizabeth II 2019 LONDON - George IV (1762–1830) was the collector and commissioner of many of the finest works of art in the Royal Collection. He turned Buckingham House into a Palace, radically remodelled Windsor Castle inside and out, and built the Royal Pavilion at Brighton, an oriental-style pleasure palace by the sea. In London, his architectural vision extended to the laying out of Regent Street and Regent’s Park. From 1811,... [Lire la suite]

04 novembre 2019

Exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago exhibits Dutch and Flemish drawings

Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640), A Sheet of Anatomical Studies, 1600-1610. Pen and brown ink on ivory laid paper, 271 × 188 mm. The Art Institute of Chicago, Regenstein Acquisition Fund. CHICAGO, IL.- The Art Institute of Chicago presents Rubens, Rembrandt, and Drawing in the Golden Age, on view from until January 5, 2020. This exhibition reflects a unique and comprehensive effort by the Art Institute to study and interpret its holdings of Dutch and Flemish drawings. The project is a... [Lire la suite]
19 mai 2019

In the Age of Rembrandt: Dutch Paintings from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston opens on June 1

Hendrick Avercamp, Winter Landscape near a Village, about 1610–15. Oil on panel. 53.3 x 94.6 cm. Promised gift of Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo, in support of the Center for Netherlandish Art. Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. TORONTO, April 29, 2019—For the first time in Canada, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) presents In the Age of Rembrandt: Dutch Paintings from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, an extraordinary collection of paintings from the Dutch Golden Age. Opening Saturday, June 1,... [Lire la suite]
23 avril 2019

Le musée Maillol accueille les chefs-d’oeuvre de la Collection Emil Bührle

PARIS - Au printemps 2019, le musée Maillol accueille les chefs-d’oeuvre de la Collection Emil Bührle, une des collections particulières les plus prestigieuses au monde. Présenté pour la première fois en France, cet ensemble, réuni entre 1936 et 1956 à Zurich, propose un panorama de l’art français du XIXe et du début du XXe siècle. Né en Allemagne, Emil Georg Bührle (1890-1956) s’établit en Suisse en 1924 et rassemble, surtout entre 1951 et 1956, plus de 600 oeuvres d’art. Pour la première fois à Paris, une partie de ces... [Lire la suite]
02 février 2019

Columbus Museum of Art celebrates international partnership with exclusive exhibition from The Netherlands

COLUMBUS, OH.- Life in the Age of Rembrandt: Dutch Masterpieces from the Dordrecht Museum, on view at the Columbus Museum of Art, is the result of an innovative international partnership with Dordrecht Museum, The Netherlands. Spanning more than three centuries, Life in the Age of Rembrandt features 17th-century art from the Golden Age of Dutch painting and concludes with works of The Hague School of the late 19th-century. This exclusive exhibition, shown only in Columbus, Ohio, showcases some 90 works, including 40... [Lire la suite]
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]

12 octobre 2017

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to receive landmark gifts of Dutch and Flemish art

Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston BOSTON, MASS.- Today, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, announces that Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo and Susan and Matthew Weatherbie have made a commitment to give their exceptional collections of 17th-century Dutch and Flemish art to the Museum—a donation that will constitute the largest gift of European paintings in MFA history. The Boston-area collectors plan to give the MFA not only their art collections, but also a major research library and funding to establish a Center for... [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 janvier 2017

Ackland receives gift of Dutch masterworks including 7 Rembrandt drawings

Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606 - 1669), Studies of a Woman and Two Children, c. 1640; reed pen and finger rubbing in dark brown (iron-gall) ink, 5-3/8 x 5-13/64 in. Courtesy of the Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, The Peck Collection. CHAPEL HILL, NC.- The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Ackland Art Museum has received its largest gift ever, donated from alumnus Sheldon Peck and his wife Leena -- valued at $25 million. The unprecedented commitment... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2016

Bijl-van Urk bv at TEFAF Maastrich 2016

Frans Pourbus the Younger (Antwerp 1569-1622 Paris), Portrait of Charles de Chantecler (1543-1620). Oil on canvas laid down on canvas, 66 x 53 cm. Signed with monogram upper left 'F. P. F.' and inscribed at the top 'MESSME CHARLES DE CHANTECLER.ME.DES REQTES.ORDRE. DE L’HOSTEL CONER. DV ROY EN CES CONSEILS D’ESTAT ET PRIVE AN DE SON AGE 70. L’AN 1613.' and inscribed at the right 'TALIS ERAT VVLTV; AH CVR NESCIA PECIORA PINGI PARTE SVI TABVLA HAC STO MELIORA LATET'. Bijl-van Urk bv © TEFAF Maastricht,... [Lire la suite]