15 janvier 2020

Sixty European masterworks from the IMA collection exhibited in China for the first time

INDIANAPOLIS, IND.- For the first time in history, 60 European masterworks from the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s collection traveled to China in the exhibition, Rembrandt to Monet: 500 Years of European Painting from the Clowes Collection and the Indianapolis Museum of Art.The exhibition encompasses the most influential periods and schools of European art history. Highlights include works by Titian, Rubens, Rembrandt, Goya, Gauguin and Monet, among others. This international exhibition is curated by Kjell Wangensteen,... [Lire la suite]

01 décembre 2019

London Art Week from Sunday 1 to Friday 6 December

  London Art Week holds its third Winter edition from Sunday 1 to Friday 6 December in locations across Mayfair and St James’s. During the week, some 35 leading specialist galleries and the major auction houses will stage special exhibitions and talks. Open to art collectors, curators and the public the exhibitions span 5,000 years of art, from antiquity to the twentieth century, with a core focus on Old Masters and pre-contemporary art. Among the highlights is a lunchtime talk at the National Gallery on Monday 2 December, the... [Lire la suite]
14 novembre 2019

Bequest of Trustee Emerita and Longtime Patron Jayne Wrightsman to the Met

Jayne Wrightsman, wearing a satin gown by Givenchy, on a Louis XV cut-velvet sofa in her New York apartment. Photograph by Cecil Beaton, Vogue, October 1, 1966 (Cecil Beaton / Vogue; © Condé Nast) NEW YORK - The historic bequest includes over $80 million and more than 375 paintings, sculptures, works on paper, decorative art objects, and rare books. The Metropolitan Museum of Art has announced an exceptional bequest of over 375 works from the late Jayne Wrightsman (1919-2019), Trustee Emerita and one of the most... [Lire la suite]
24 octobre 2019

Exhibition at Alte Pinakothek traces Anthony Van Dyck's development as an artist

MUNICH.- Anthony van Dyck – celebrated across Europe for his portraits of the rulers, military commanders, artists, and beauties of his age. He captured his subjects with unparalleled vitality while also clearly denoting their status. Yet Van Dyck’s path to fame was no easy one: the early years of his career were overshadowed by the famous Peter Paul Rubens: the role model, as much admired as he was unassailable, whose influence is most palpable in Van Dyck’s early history paintings. It was only in Italy and through the close... [Lire la suite]
16 août 2019

Newly restored Titian's Rape of Europa set to be reunited with accompanying works

Titian (Pieve diCadore, about 1488 - 1576, Venice), Rape of Europa, 1562. Oil on canvas, 178 x 205 cm (70 1/16 x 80 11/16 in.) canvas, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston. Courtesy of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. BOSTON, MASS.- Following the most comprehensive painting analysis and conservation treatment the Museum has ever undertaken, Titian’s Rape of Europa is back on display as the centerpiece of the Gardner Museum’s Titian Room. Early next year, as part of a multi-venue exhibition in... [Lire la suite]
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15 janvier 2019

TEFAF Restoration Fund announces 2019 grant recipients

 Anthony Van Dyck (1599 – 1641), Equestrian portrait of Charles I, National Gallery. HELVOIRT.- The Executive Committee of The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF) has awarded a total of €50,000 from TEFAF’s Museum Restoration Fund to support the distinct and complex restoration and conservation projects at the National Gallery, UK, and the Museum Volkenkunde, The Netherlands, for the benefit of future generations. At the National Gallery, the fund will support the restoration of the famous ‘Equestrian... [Lire la suite]
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11 décembre 2018

Unique exhibition on Flemish painter Anthony van Dyck opens in Turin

Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641 ), Marchesa Elena Grimaldi Cattaneo, 1623, Oil on canvas, 242.9 × 138.5 cm, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Widener Collection. TURIN.- An extraordinary show devoted to Anthony van Dyck (Antwerp, 1599– London, 1641) opened to the public, in the Sale Palatine of the Galleria Sabauda at the Musei Reali in Turin. Van Dyck was Rubens' star pupil and one of the greatest exponents of 17th-century European art, revolutionizing the portraiture of the period. He was also an... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2018

Unbridled bidding for Old Masters at Koller

Lot 3028. Carstian Luyckx (1623 Antwerp circa 1677), Memento Mori still life with musical instruments, books, sheet music, skeleton, skull and armour. Oil on canvas. 73.5 x 92.5 cm. Estimate: CHF 30 000 - 40 000 (€ 25 000 / 33 330). Sold for  CHF 538 000, the second highest price ever realized by a work by Luyckx at auction. © Koller Auctions Zurich ZURICH.- At times the bidding seemed to know no bounds in Koller’s Old Master Paintings auction on 23 March. Numerous works sold... [Lire la suite]
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08 mars 2018

Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - 1641 London), Portrait of an Italian noblewoman

Lot 3045. Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - 1641 London), Portrait of an Italian noblewoman. Oil on canvas, 48 x 37.7 cm. Estimate CHF 20 000 / 30 000 (€ 16 670 / 25 000). © Koller Auctions Zurich Expertise: Dr. Susan J. Barnes, 30.6.2015 (copy available). Provenance: - Collection of Leopold Koppel (1843-1933), Berlin, 1909.- via inheritance to the collection of Albert Leopold Koppel, Toronto, probably from 1933.- Julius Böhler, Munich, 1967.- Collection of Mrs Elizabeth Drey, New York.-... [Lire la suite]
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08 mars 2018

Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - 1641 London), Portrait of Anna Sophia Herbert, Countess of Carnarvon (circa 1610-1695)

Lot 3045. Anthony Van Dyck (Antwerp 1599 - 1641 London), Portrait of Anna Sophia Herbert, Countess of Carnarvon (circa 1610-1695). Oil on canvas, 102 cm diameter. Estimate CHF 80 000 / 140 000 (€ 66 670 / 116 670). Sold for CHF 57 000. © Koller Auctions Zurich Expertise: Dr. Susan J. Barnes, 30.6.2015 (copy available). Provenance: - probably via inheritance from the sitter to her granddaughter Elizabeth, wife of Philip Stanhope, 2 Count of Chesterfield (1634-1714).- Collection of... [Lire la suite]
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