31 janvier 2023

New auction record set for Bronzino during Sotheby's $100M Masters Week

Sotheby's Specialist and Auctioneer David Pollack with Bronzino's Portrait of a young man with a quill and a sheet of paper. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s hotly-anticipated marquee Old Master Paintings sales, held in New York this morning, together realized a total of $86.6 million, surpassing their combined $74.1 million pre-sale low estimate, and bringing the running total for Master Week sales thus far to $95m, with a further four sales still to come.The morning opened with the white-glove sale of works... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2022

Sotheby’s to Offer Newly Rediscovered Portrait by Leading Florentine Renaissance Artist Bronzino In New York This January

  Agnolo Bronzino (Florence 1503-72), Portrait of A Man, Facing Left, With A Quill and a Sheet of Paper, ca. 1527. Estimate $3 million and $5 million. Courtesy Sotheby's NEW YORK – A restituted portrait by the Italian Renaissance artist Bronzino will come to auction next year. Expected to fetch a price between $3 million and $5 million, the work will be offered during an Old Masters sale at Sotheby’s in New York that is scheduled to take place in January 2023. The ca. 1527 painting was restituted... [Lire la suite]
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07 février 2022

Georgia Museum of Art opens the first exhibition dedicated to Pier Francesco Foschi

Pier Francesco Foschi (1502 – 1567), “Portrait of a Lady,” ca. 1550. Oil on panel, 101 × 79 centimeters (39.8 × 31 inches). Museo National Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid, 145 (1935.16). © Georgia Museum of Art ATHENS, GA.- Pontormo, del Sarto, Foschi. One of these names is much less of a household name when it comes to 16th-century Italian art, but the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia aims to change that. “Wealth and Beauty: Pier Francesco Foschi and Painting in Renaissance Florence,” organized by... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2021

Exhibition at The Met to Explore Politics, Patronage, and Power in Medicean Florence

Opening June 26, The Medici: Portraits and Politics, 1512–1570 will feature more than 90 works of art by some of the most celebrated artists of the Italian Renaissance, including Bronzino, Pontormo, Cellini, and many othersSome of the greatest portraits of Western art were painted in Florence during the tumultuous years from 1512 to 1570, when the city was transformed from a republic with elected officials into a duchy ruled by the Medici family. The key figure in this transformation was Cosimo I de’ Medici,... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2019

J. Paul Getty Museum acquires two Italian masterpieces

LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the purchase of two extraordinary works of Italian art: a rare and beautifully preserved painting, Virgin and Child with Saint Elizabeth and Saint John the Baptist, by Agnolo Bronzino (1503-1572), the leading painter in Florence in the middle of the 16th century; and an extremely rare pair of marble sculptures, The Annunciation, (about 1333-34), by the Late Gothic sculptor Giovanni di Balduccio (about 1290-1339), both through private sale.“Virgin and Child with Saint... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2016

Large-scale exhibition of Florentine Mannerism opens at the Stadel Museum in Frankfurt

Agnolo Bronzino (1503–1572), Portrait of a Lady in Green, ca. 1530–32. Oil on poplar, 76.6 x 66.2 cm. Windsor Castle, State Apartments, Windsor. Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2015 FRANKFURT.- Starting on 24 February 2016, the Städel Museum will present the large-scale exhibition “Maniera. Pontormo, Bronzino and Medici Florence”. With the aid of some 120 prominent loans, the exhibition will acquaint the German public with a key chapter in the history of Italian art... [Lire la suite]

15 décembre 2015

Bronzino's "Allegorical Portrait of Dante" on view at the Italian Cultural Institute in New York

Agnolo Bronzino (1503-1572), Allegorical Portrait of Dante, 1532-1533. Oil on canvas, 51 x 53 in. (130 x 136 cm) Private collection, Florence. NEW YORK, NY.- On the occasion of the 750th anniversary of Dante Alighieri's birth (1265-1321), the Italian Cultural Institute wishes to honor Italy's greatest poet by presenting, for the first time in the United States, Dante's Portrait, a masterpiece by mid-16th-century painter Bronzino; and by holding a continuous reading of the Divine Comedy's first Cantica, the... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2013

Portrait of Lucrezia Panchiatichi (detail), by Agnolo Bronzino, circa 1540

Portrait of Lucrezia Panchiatichi (detail), by Agnolo Bronzino, circa 1540
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15 février 2013

Portrait of Maria de' Medici (detail) by Agnolo Bronzino, 1551

Portrait of Maria de' Medici (detail) by Agnolo Bronzino, 1551.  Tempera on wood. [Left original except for cropping because messing with it made her skin looked diseased] Portrait of Maria de' Medici (detail) by Agnolo Bronzino, 1551. [Messed with slightly but hey, the object is to be able to see the necklace, not make the painting look like it does in life] Portrait of Maria de' Medici by Agnelo Bronzino, 1551. Tempera on wood
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15 février 2013

Portrait of a young girl (detail), 1541-45, Agnolo Bronzino

Portrait of a young girl (detail), 1541-45, Agnolo Bronzino
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