12 avril 2021

Christie's announces highlights included in the Classic Week auctions

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces that Classic Week, a marquee series of seven live and online auctions that feature pieces from antiquity to the 20th century. Sales will be held from 8-23 April and include Old Master paintings and sculpture, European Art, Antiquities, Books and Manuscripts and two single-owner auctions, The Kagan Collection and The Elaine and Alexandre Rosenberg Collection of illuminated manuscripts and early printed books. The exhibition at Christie’s Rockefeller Center will be by appointment only... [Lire la suite]

31 mars 2021

Getty Museum acquires recently rediscovered painting by Artemisia Gentileschi

Artemisia Gentileschi (Italian, 1593- c.1654), Lucretia, About 1627. LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum today announced the acquisition of a major work by Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-c.1654), the most celebrated woman painter of 17th-century Italy.Recently rediscovered after having been in private collections for centuries, the painting represents the artist at the height of her expressive powers, and demonstrates her ambition for depicting historical subjects, something that was virtually unprecedented for a... [Lire la suite]
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30 septembre 2020

Artemisia at The National Gallery, London from 3 October 2020 to 24 January 2021

 Artemisia Gentileschi, Self Portrait as Saint Catherine of Alexandria, about 1615-17. Oil on canvas, 71.4 × 69 cm, The National Gallery, London © The National Gallery, London ‘I will show Your Illustrious Lordship what a woman can do’ (Letter from Artemisia Gentileschi to Don Antonio Ruffo, 7 August 1649) For the first time in the UK, a major monographic exhibition of the work of Artemisia Gentileschi (1593–1654 or later), will open at the National Gallery in April 2020. The inspiration... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2020

Nationalmuseum acquires a work by Artemisia Gentileschi

Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-c. 1652), St. Catherine of Alexandria. Photo: Cecilia Heisser / Nationalmuseum. STOCKHOLM.- Nationalmuseum has made a sensational new acquisition of a painting by the Italian artist Artemisia Gentileschi. The motif is Saint Catherine of Alexandria, a theme which recurs several times in Artemisia’s oeuvre. The painting will be on display in the galleries of the museum from February 25th.The painting depicts Saint Catherine of Alexandria, patron saint of philosophers and scholars, and was... [Lire la suite]
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04 février 2020

'Caravaggio-Bernini. Baroque in Rome' at the Rijksmuseum

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Naples 1598 – 1680 Rome), Medusa, 1638–1640. Marble with traces of original patina, h. 46 cm, Rome, Musei Capitolini, Palazzo dei Conservatori © Sovrintendenza Capitolina, Musei Capitolini – Pinacoteca Capitolina, Rome. AMSTERDAM - In the first decades of the 17th century a new generation of ambitious artists led by the brilliant painter Caravaggio and sculptor Bernini shook the eternal city of Rome from its slumber. They introduced a new language to art that dispensed with elegance and... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2019

Artemisia Gentileschi (Rome, 1593 - Naples, vers 1652) Lucrèce

Lot 36. Artemisia Gentileschi (Rome, 1593 - Naples, vers 1652), Lucrèce. Toile, 96,50 x 75 cm. Estimate €600 000 € - 800 000 €. © Artcurial Provenance : Acquis à Cannes dans les années 1980 par l'actuel propriétaire ;Collection particulière, Lyon. Expositions : 'Cléopâtre dans le miroir de l'art occidental', Genève, musée Rath, 28 mars - 1 août 2004, p. 110-112 , n°20 Commentaire : Artemisia est un nom magique, un sésame à la gloire comme d'autres célèbres prénoms qui ont éclipsés le nom de grands... [Lire la suite]
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19 octobre 2019

Flesh And Blood: Italian Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum opens at Seattle Art Museum

SEATTLE, WA.- The Seattle Art Museum presents Flesh and Blood: Italian Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum (October 17, 2019–January 26, 2020), featuring 40 Renaissance and Baroque works of art (39 paintings and one sculpture) drawn from the collection of one of the largest museums in Italy. Traveling from the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte in Naples, the exhibition offers a rare opportunity to see works by significant Italian, French, and Spanish artists who worked in Italy including Artemisia Gentileschi, El... [Lire la suite]
18 juillet 2019

'Baroque Pathways' Brings Rome to Potsdam

Caravaggio  (1571-1610), Narcissus, 1598/99. © Photo: Gallerie Nazionali di Arte Antica di Roma – Bibliotheca Hertziana, Istituto Max Planck per la storia dell’arte / Mauro Coen. Potsdam - From July 13 to October 6, 2019, Germany's Museum Barberini is presenting its first old master exhibition: Baroque Pathways: The National Galleries Barberini Corsini in Rome showcases 54 masterpieces from the collections of the Palazzo Barberini and the Galleria Corsini in Rome, among them an early work by... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2019

Paintings by important Caravaggisti to be offered at Dorotheum Old Master Paintings sale

  Lot 373. Artemisia Gentileschi (Rome 1593 – post 31 January 1654 Naples) with the assistance, in the background, of Onofrio Palumbo (Naples 1606–1656?) Mary Magdalene in Ecstasy, oil on canvas, 129.8 x 180.4 cm, framed. Estimate € 400,000 - 600,000. Realized price EUR 442,500 (USD 500,000). © 2019 Dorotheum GmbH & Co KG VIENNA.- Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio was one of the most influential artists of all time, profoundly inspiring painters from all... [Lire la suite]
11 janvier 2019

Sotheby's unveils the full contents of The Female Triumphant sale

  Artemisia Gentileschi, Saint Sebastian Tended By Irene, oil on canvas, 39 3/4 by 50 3/8 in.; 101 by 127.5 cm. Estimate $400/600,000. Courtesy Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s unveiled the full contents of The Female Triumphant – a group of masterworks by 14 trailblazing female artists from the 16th through the 19th centuries, which they will offer across the Masters Week sales this January in New York. Calvine Harvey, Specialist in Sotheby’s Old Master Paintings Department in New York, commented: “Over the... [Lire la suite]