10 octobre 2017

Tapisserie: La Foi, Florence, vers 1702-1705

Lot 34. Tapisserie: La Foi, Florence, vers 1702-1705. Estimation 80 000 € / 100 000 €. Photo: Kohn Carton d’Antonio Bronconi (documenté à Florence entre 1700 et 1733) réalisé entre 1701 et 1702. Partiellement recopié d’un modèle de 1523 d’Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530). Laine et soie, 358 x 302 cm. Bibliographie: Nello Forti Grazzini, Il Patrimonio artistico del Quirinale, Gli Arazzi, ed. Electa, Rome. Note: La Foi, l’une des trois Vertus théologiques, est représentée sous les traits d’une figure... [Lire la suite]

25 septembre 2017

Spectacular exhibition devoted to the art of the second half of the 16th century opens at Palazzo Strozzi

FLORENCE.- Palazzo Strozzi is hosting The Cinquecento in Florence, a spectacular exhibition devoted to the art of the second half of the 16th century in the city, bringing together works by such artists as Michelangelo, Andrea del Sarto, Rosso Fiorentino, Pontormo, Bronzino, Giorgio Vasari, Santi di Tito and Giambologna. The final act in a trilogy of exhibitions curated by Carlo Falciani and Antonio Natali which began with Bronzino in 2010 and was followed by Pontormo and Rosso Fiorentino in 2014, the exhibition... [Lire la suite]
21 juillet 2017

Getty announces acquisition of a group of 16 master drawings and a painting by Watteau

Michelangelo Buonarroti (Italian, 1475-1564), Study of a Mourning Woman. Pen and brown ink, heightened with white, 26 x 16.5 cm. © J. Paul Getty Museum LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the most important acquisition in the history of the Museum’s Department of Drawings. Acquired as a group from a British private collection, the 16 drawings are by many of the greatest artists of western art history, including Michelangelo, Lorenzo di Credi, Andrea del Sarto, Parmigianino,... [Lire la suite]
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27 février 2017

Looking North and South Considers Early European Prints at the Clark

Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577–1640), Hercules Strangling the Nemean Lion, ca. 1620. Red, yellow, and black chalk, brush and red ink, and gouache on paper, 12 1/2 x 19 1/16 in. (31.8 x 48.4 cm), The Clark, 1955.992. © 2017 The Clark Art Institute WILLIAMSTOWN , Ma - Looking North and South: European Prints and Drawings, 1500–1650, on view at the Clark Art Institute March 5–May 29, 2017, explores the character of artistic exchange among artists working in Europe in the sixteenth and... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2017

Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530), recto : Étude de tête d’homme; verso : Étude d’œil

Andrea del Sarto (1486-1530), recto : Étude de tête d’homme, pierre noire et sanguine ; verso : Étude d’œil, sanguine, 23 x 18 cm. Annoté au verso à la plume «n° 381» et au crayon «Andrea del Sarto». Adjugé : 3 936 000 €. Pau, samedi 17 décembre. Gestas & Carrère OVV. Cabinet de Bayser.  
07 octobre 2015

First major U.S. monographic exhibition on Andrea del Sarto opens at the Frick Collection

NEW YORK, NY.- Andrea d’Agnolo (1486–1530), called Andrea del Sarto after his father’s profession as a tailor (sarto), transformed sixteenth-century Florence through his art and influence. Through his large and prolific workshop, one of the most significant of the age, he enriched his native city with portraits, altarpieces, and fresco paintings. Drawings were at the core of his working process. Produced primarily in red and black chalks, his vibrant figure studies, energetic compositional drawings, and masterful head studies... [Lire la suite]

13 mai 2010

"An Italian Journey: Drawings from the Tobey Collection, Correggio to Tiepolo" @ Metropolitan Museum

Jacopo Ligozzi, Two Persian Grooms Holding a Sultan’s Horse, Ca. 1580–85. Pen and brown ink, brush with watercolor and gouache, gold highlights, over traces of black chalk. 10 15/16 x 8 ¾ in. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Promised Gift of David M. Tobey NEW YORK, NY.- An Italian Journey: Drawings from the Tobey Collection, Correggio to Tiepolo presents 72 extraordinary works of the 16th through 18th centuries, from one of the preeminent collections of Italian Old Master drawings in private hands. It features masterpieces by... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2009

'Raphael to Renoir, Master Drawings from the Collection of Jean Bonna' @ The National Gallery Complex in Edinburgh

Vincent Van Gogh (Zundert, 1853 – Auvers-sur-Oise, 1890), Recto: Houses in a Landscape, 1890. Conté crayon and stumping, 9 1/4 x 12 5/16 in. Collection of Jean Bonna, Geneva EDINBURGH.- This exceptional exhibition consists of 120 European master drawings, watercolours and pastels by many of the greatest names in Western art. They come from the distinguished collection formed over the past twenty years by Jean Bonna, who is based in Geneva. The show has been organised in collaboration with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New... [Lire la suite]
21 janvier 2009

"Raphael to Renoir: Drawings from the Collection of Jean Bonna" @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Jean-Siméon Chardin (Paris, 1699–Paris, 1779), Portrait of a Young Boy, 1777. Pastel, 17 ¾ x 14 ¾ in. Collection of Jean Bonna, Geneva NEW YORK, NY.- Raphael to Renoir: Drawings from the Collection of Jean Bonna is the first comprehensive exhibition dedicated to the European Old Master and 19th-century drawings from this distinguished Swiss collection. On view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art beginning January 21, 2009, Raphael to Renoir provides a rare opportunity to see 120 master drawings, ranging across 500 years of the... [Lire la suite]
03 janvier 2009

"Drawn to Drama: Italian Works on Paper, 1500-1800" @ the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute

Head of a Satyr, 1596, by Giuseppe Cesari, called Cavaliere d’Arpino, Black and red chalk on paper, 7 1/2 x 6 inches, Collection of Robert Loper. WILLIAMSTOWN, MA.- A magnificent group of rarely seen and unpublished sixteenth- through eighteenth-century Italian drawings will be highlighted in Drawn to Drama: Italian Works on Paper, 1500-1800, an exhibition on view the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute on view through January 4, 2009. Selected from the Clark's impressive collection of Old Master drawings and the private... [Lire la suite]