01 octobre 2020

Exhibition shows how people's view of nature has changed through the ages

Claude Lorrain, Landscape with Argus Guarding lo, ca 1644/45. Photo credit: Harry Cory Right/By permission of the Earl of Leicester and the Trustees of the Holkham Estate. STOCKHOLM.- This autumn's exhibition at Nationalmuseum opened on 17 September and features French and Italian art from primarily the 17th century but also French and Nordic art until the turn of the 20th century. The exhibition shows how people's view of nature has changed through the ages and also addresses the many classical stories conveyed in... [Lire la suite]

22 février 2018

Jean-Luc Baroni Ltd at TEFAF Maastricht, March 10-18, 2018

Antoine Watteau (Valenciennes, 1684 - Lille, 1721), Study of a man in profile wearing a lopsided-cap. Black chalk and stumping and red chalk, 22.7 x 16.8 cm (8.9 x 6.6 in.). Jean-Luc Baroni Ltd (Stand 310). © TEFAF 2018 Provenance: Léon Ducloux, his sale, Paris, Hôtel Drouot, 14-15 February 1889, lot 168; Georges Dormeuil, (1856-1939) his mark, (L.1146a) probably purchased from Marius Paulme, with Paulme’s label on the old frame giving catalogue number 131, referring to the manuscript catalogue of... [Lire la suite]
30 septembre 2017

In 'Drawn to Greatness,' the Morgan to Showcase Master Drawings from Thaw Collection

Francisco de Goya (1746–1828), Leave it all to Providence (Dejalo todo a la probidencia), 1816-20, black ink and gray wash, Thaw Collection, The Morgan Library & Museum, 1999.22.  The Thaw Collection is considered among the foremost private collections of drawings assembled over the last half century. It was first promised to the Morgan in 1975 by Eugene V. Thaw, now a Life Trustee, and the museum received the full collection of 424 works in early 2017. In honor of this extraordinary gift—one of the most important in... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2017

Francesco Guardi (Venice 1712-1793), Venice: the Rialto Bridge with the Palazzo dei Camerlenghi

Lot 25. Francesco Guardi (Venice 1712-1793), Venice: the Rialto Bridge with the Palazzo dei Camerlenghi, signed ‘GUARDI’ (lower left), oil on canvas, 47 1/8 x 80½ in. (119.7 x 204.3 cm). Estimate On Request. Price realised GBP 26,205,000 © Christie's Images Ltd 2017  Provenance: Probably acquired in Venice in 1768 by Chaloner Arcedeckne, M. P. (1741-1804) of Glevering Hall, Suffolk and 1 Grosvenor Square, London, and by descent through his son, Andrew... [Lire la suite]
03 février 2017

The Morgan presents treasures from the Nationalmuseum of Sweden

François Boucher (French, 1703-1770), The Triumph of Venus, 1740 (detail), oil on canvas. Nationalmuseum, Stockholm. Photo: Cecilia Heisser / Nationalmuseum.  NEW YORK, NY.- The Nationalmuseum, Sweden’s largest and most distinguished art institution, is collaborating with the Morgan Library & Museum to bring more than seventy-five masterpieces from its renowned collections to New York in an extraordinary new exhibition opening February 3. The show features work by artists such as Albrecht Dürer, Raphael,... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2016

Städel Museum opens comprehensive exhibition of works by Antoine Watteau

Antoine Watteau, (1684-1721), Standing girl with bare feet, lifting her skirt, ca 1715–1717. Red, black and white chalk on reddish beige paper, 26.2 x 14.0 cm, Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main. Foto: Städel Museum – U. Edelmann – ARTOTHEK FRANKFURT.- From 19 October 2016 to 15 January 2017, the Städel Museum will present a comprehensive exhibition on one of the most outstanding draughtsmen in the history of French art – Antoine Watteau (1684–1721). The show in the Exhibition Gallery of the... [Lire la suite]

01 juillet 2013

The Crocker Art Museum presents an intimate look at the history of French drawings

Charles de la Fosse, Sleeping Rinaldo, 1686, Black, red and white chalk on blue laid paper, 10.5 x 14.625 in. Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame, gift of Mr. John D. Reilly. SACRAMENTO, CA.- The Crocker Art Museum presents “The Epic and the Intimate: French Drawings from the John D. Reilly Collection.” On view June 30 through September 29, 2013, this exhibition from the Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame brings together 60 works illustrating the history of French drawing from before the... [Lire la suite]
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14 février 2013

First exhibition in Belgium to be devoted to Antoine Watteau opens at Bozar Expo

Antoine Watteau (1684-1721), LEnchanteur Vers 1712-1714. Huile sur cuivre, 18,8 x 25,6 cm. Troyes, musée des Beaux-Arts © RMN-Grand Palais - © Jean Schormans. BRUSSELS.- Bozar Expo presents, in cooperation with the Palais des Beaux-Arts de Lille, a major interdisciplinary project consisting of an ambitious exhibition, various concerts and debates, devoted to a great French master of the early 18th century, Antoine Watteau, with a particular focus on the musical scenes frequently depicted in the painter's work. The exhibition's... [Lire la suite]
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20 novembre 2012

Antoine Watteau (Valenciennes 1684-Nogent sur Marne 1721), Le Printemps, des « Saisons Julienne ». Vers 1710-1711

Antoine Watteau (Valenciennes 1684-Nogent sur Marne 1721), Le Printemps, des « Saisons Julienne ». Vers 1710-1711. Photo AuctionArt - Rémy Le Fur & Associés Huile sur toile, 44 x 54 cm. Estimation : 200 000 / 250 000 €Œuvre en rapport : Le dessin d'Antoine Dieu. Ancienne collection Didier Aaron. ParisLa gravure d'Etienne Brillon, 1732Le dessin de Watteau pour le « Jeune homme assis » Prat-Rosenberg, n° 63Provenance : Londres, vente Christie's, 8 juillet 1983, n° 48, repr. Londres, vente... [Lire la suite]
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14 décembre 2010

Three Major German Museums Announce an Exhibition on the Art of the Enlightenment in China

Georg Desmarées, The Artist with his Daughter Antonia, around 1760 © Bayerische Staatsgemaldesammlungen Munchen. Photo: Nicole Wilhelms. BERLIN.- – In spring 2011 three major German museum bodies – the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, the Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden and the Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen Munich – will join forces with the National Museum of China to present an exhibition on the art of the Enlightenment, to be held in Beijing. The exhibition reveals the unfolding artistic and intellectual curiosity and... [Lire la suite]