26 août 2018

Lucretia by Artemisia Gentileschi to be auctioned at Dorotheum

Artemisia Gentileschi (1593 - 1653) Lucretia, oil on canvas, 133 x 106 cm. Estimate: €500,000 - 700,000. © Dorotheum VIENNA.- An important painting by Artemisia Gentileschi, one of art history’s most celebrated female painters, is to be offered for sale at auction at Dorotheum this Autumn. The painting, entitled Lucretia, is an exceptional and rare work by the 17th century Italian baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi. It will be one of the highlights of Dorotheum’s auction week in October (23 – 25 October... [Lire la suite]
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07 juillet 2018

The National Gallery acquires Artemisia Gentileschi self-portrait

Artemisia Gentileschi (1593–1654 or later), Self Portrait as Saint Catherine of Alexandria, about 1615–17. Oil on canvas, 71.5 by 71 cm © The National Gallery, London LONDON.- A recently discovered, rare self-portrait by the most celebrated female artist of the Italian Baroque – Artemisia Gentileschi (1593–1654 or later) – has been acquired by the National Gallery, London. Self Portrait as Saint Catherine of Alexandria, an oil painting from about 1615–17, will undergo conservation treatment before going on display in... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2018

Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts reunites Charles I's collection

Anthony van Dyck, Charles I, 1635-6. Oil on canvas, 84.4 x 99.4 cm. Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017. LONDON.- The Royal Academy of Arts, in partnership with Royal Collection Trust, presents Charles I: King and Collector, a landmark exhibition that reunites one of the most extraordinary and influential art collections ever assembled. During his reign, Charles I (1600-1649) acquired and commissioned exceptional masterpieces from the fifteenth to the seventeenth century, including works by Van Dyck,... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2017

"Portrait of the Artist" offers rare look at images of artists from the British Royal Collection

Artemisia Gentileschi, Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting (La Pittura), c. 1638–39. Oil on canvas. Photo: Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017 VANCOUVER, BC.- The Vancouver Art Gallery presents Portrait of the Artist: An Exhibition from the Royal Collection, opening on October 28, 2017 and remaining on view until February 4, 2018. Following the acclaimed exhibition that debuted at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace in 2016, Portrait of the Artist: An Exhibition from the... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2017

"Beyond Caravaggio" exhibition opens at the National Gallery of Ireland

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio  (1571-1610), 'Boy Bitten by a Lizard', ca. 1593-1595, Fondazione di Studi di Storia dell’Arte Roberto Longhi, Florencia. © Fondazione di Studi di Storia dell’Arte Roberto Longhi  DUBLIN.- The highly anticipated exhibition Beyond Caravaggio opened this Saturday 11 February in the National Gallery of Ireland. Out of a total of 42 major works from the sixteenth and seventeenth century, four are master paintings by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2016

Magnificent masterpieces by Artemisia Gentileschi on view at the Museo di Roma

Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1653), Judith and her maid Abra, ca. 1613. Oil on canvas, 114x93,5 cm. Florence, Uffizi Gallery. ROME.- A journey through the art of the first half of the 17th century in the footsteps of a great and true woman. A first-class painter with a lively effervescent mind, who did not limit herself to sublime painting techniques, but who could modulate it according to the demands of her different patrons, transform it after having absorbed the best from her contemporaries, as she did from the ancient... [Lire la suite]

26 décembre 2016

Portraits of artists from Rubens to Freud on display at The Queen's Gallery in London

Artemisia Gentileschi (Rome 1593-Naples 1652), Self-portrait as the Allegory of Painting (La Pittura), c.1638-9. Oil on canvas, 98.6 x 75.2 cm (support, canvas/panel/str external), RCIN 405551. Royal Collection Trust © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2016 LONDON.- Some of the finest portraits of artists, collected by monarchs since Charles I, are on display in an exhibition at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. Portrait of the Artist explores the changing image of the creative genius from the 15th century to the... [Lire la suite]
27 juin 2014

Rediscovered painting by Artemisia Gentileschi achieves $1.2 million at Sotheby's Paris

Artemisia Gentileschi, Mary Magdalene (detail). Oil on canvas, 81 x 105 cm ; 32 by 411/3 in. €865.500 – World Auction Record for the Artist. Photo: Sotheby's.  PARIS.- Today at Sotheby’s Paris, the extremely rare and powerful work, by the important Italian 17th century Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi, achieved €865.500 ($1.179.832) against a pre-sale estimate of €200.000-300.000 – World Auction Record for the Artist. This masterpiece was rediscovered by Sotheby’s Paris Old Master Department in an old collection in the... [Lire la suite]
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10 juin 2014

Sotheby's Paris to sell rediscovered painting by Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi

Artemisia Gentileschi (Rome 1593 - 1654 Naples), Marie Madeleine. Huile sur toile, 81 x 105 cm ; 32 by 41 1/3  in  Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 EUR . Photo: Sotheby's. PARIS.- Sotheby’s will offer an extremely rare and powerful work, by the important Italian 17th century Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi, for sale in Paris on June 26 . Her Caravaggesque portrayal of Mary Magdalene In Ecstasy, in excellent condition, has an estimate of €200,000-300,000 ($278.400- 417.600).* It was rediscovered by Sotheby ’s Paris Old... [Lire la suite]
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10 janvier 2014

A rare self-portrait of Artemisia Gentileschi leads Christie's Old Master Paintings Sale Part I

Artemisia Gentileschi, Self-Portrait as a Lute Player ( detail). Oil on canvas, 30 ½ x 28 ¼ in. (77.5 x 71.8 cm.). Estimate: $3,000,000-5,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2014. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced the upcoming sale of Old Master Paintings Part I, which will take place on January 29 at 10am and will feature a superb selection of masterworks by French, Italian, Flemish and British artists from the 15th through the 18th-century. Works from several renowned private collections will be offered, including those of... [Lire la suite]