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]
13 septembre 2013

Paris Tableau 2013 : cinq jours de salon, trois ans de passion

PARIS. Paris Tableau a vu le jour en 2011 à l’initiative de dix marchands de peinture ancienne qui ont à cœur d’offrir un rayonnement international à cette spécialité. Ce salon intimiste mais pas confidentiel est le fer de lance d’une profession qui capitalise un savoir-faire et une qualité d’expertise sans équivalent sur le marché parisien. Avec plus d ’une centaine d ’œuvres d ’une valeur comprise entre 10 000 et 3 500 000 euros, cette manifestation a contribué en moins de deux ans au dynamisme du marché de l’art... [Lire la suite]
29 juillet 2013

Artemisia Gentileschi (Rome 1593-Naples 1652), Self-portrait as the Allegory of Painting (La Pittura), c.1638-9.

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. RCIN 405551. Royal Collection © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Provenance: Recorded by the Trustees of the Sales of Charles I in October 1649, at Hampton Court; sold to Jackson and others on 23 OCtober 1651; recovered at the Restoration. Artemisia Gentileschi was invited to London in 1638 by Charles I, and probably produced this sophisticated and accomplished... [Lire la suite]
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06 mars 2012

"Artemisia, Pouvoir, gloire et passions d'une femme peintre (1593-1654)" @ Musée Maillol – Fondation Dina Vierny

Artemisia Gentileschi, Giuditta decapita Oloferne, 1612, huile sur toile, 159 x 126 cm, Naples, Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte ©Fototeca Soprintendenza per il PSAE e per il Polo museale della città di Napoli Elle est née « Artemisia Gentileschi », fille d’Orazio Gentileschi, l’un des plus grands peintres de la Rome Baroque. À l’aube du XVIIe siècle en Italie, quand les femmes étaient mineures à vie, quand elles appartenaient à leur père, à leur mari, à leurs frères ou à leurs fils, Artemisia Gentileschi a brisé toutes les... [Lire la suite]
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