24 mars 2018

Cincinnati Art Museum presents "Cagnacci: Painting Beauty and Death"

Guido Cagnacci (1601–1663), Italy, David Holding Goliath's Head, 1650, oil on canvas, Gift of The Samuel H. Kress Foundation, Columbia Museum of Art, 1962.21. CINCINNATI, OH.- The Cincinnati Art Museum announces Cagnacci: Painting Beauty and Death on view March 23–July 22, 2018. This free special feature brings together a select group of Italian Baroque paintings for the first time: three works by Guido Cagnacci and one by Bernardo Strozzi. Cagnacci: Painting Beauty and Deathl introduces museum visitors to... [Lire la suite]

02 mars 2018

Koller Auctions announces early highlights of its March sales

ZURICH.- Among the highlights of the Old Master Paintings auction on 23 March is Bernardo Strozzi’s large-format portrait of Paolo Gregorio Raggi, governor of Corsica in 1547. The portrait was painted posthumously, sometime before 1638, and was commissioned by the Raggis, an important Genovese family, for their portrait gallery of distinguished family members, including cardinals and senators. Strozzi, who was active in Genoa and later In Venice, was one of the leading figures of the Baroque period in Italy, known for his... [Lire la suite]
26 février 2018

Prints of La Verna explore Franciscan imagery at the National Gallery of Art

Cosmè Tura, Saint Francis Receiving the Stigmata, 1470s, miniature on vellum, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Rosenwald Collection, 1946.21.14. WASHINGTON.- One of the most innovative Italian books of the early baroque period, the Descrizione del Sacro Monte della Vernia, published in 1612, illustrates the experiences of Saint Francis and the buildings of the Franciscan community at La Verna. Drawing from the National Gallery of Art's rich holdings of works with Franciscan imagery, Heavenly Earth: Images of Saint... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2017

Bernardo Strozzi (1581–1644), Saint John the Baptist Interrogated about Christ, c.1618/1620

Bernardo Strozzi (1581–1644), Saint John the Baptist Interrogated about Christ, c.1618/1620, oil on canvas, 110 x 115 cm, acquired with the assistance of the National Heritage Memorial Fund, 1987, 108873, National Trust, Kedleston Hall and Eastern Museum. Photo credit: National Trust Images.
30 novembre 2017

Sotheby's announces highlights from the Old Masters Evening Sale

A woman looks at works included in the sale. Courtesy Sotheby’s. LONDON.- Sotheby’s London Old Masters Evening sale on 6 December 2017 covers 400 years of art history, from the visually arresting gold-grounds of the Early Italian Renaissance to one of the last and most important candlelight pictures by Joseph Wright of Derby left in private hands. Highlights also include a luminous 18th-century view of Venice by Bellotto, two recently rediscovered landscapes by Constable, as well as a formidable gallery of portraits... [Lire la suite]
17 février 2014

"Venice: The Golden Age of Art and Music" opens at the Portland Art Museum

 Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto, The Bucintoro at the Molo on Ascension Day, c. 1745, Oil on canvas. Philadelphia Museum of Art, The William L. Elkins Collection, Photo The Philadelphia Museum of Art / Art Resource, NY. PORTLAND, ORE.- The Portland Art Museum is the only U.S. venue for Venice: The Golden Age of Art and Music opened on February 15. This stunning exhibition explores the heroic age of art and music in the Republic of Venice, also referred to as La Serenissima or “the most serene.”  Between the... [Lire la suite]
06 août 2011

Peintures, pastels et dessin vénitiens @ Accademia Fine Art - MC 98000 Monaco

Bernardo Strozzi ,dit ” il Capucini Genovese” (Gênes 1581-1644 Venise), Vierge à l'Enfant avec saint Jean-Baptiste. photo Accademia Fine Art Huile sur Toile, petites restaurations. Dimensions : 116 x 81,5 cm - Estimation : 250 000 / 300 000 €Œuvre en rapport : Vierge à l'Enfant avec saint Jean-Baptiste (toile, 113 x 78,5 cm conservée au musée Poldi Pezzoli de Milan, cf. Expo.1995, cat. 14, pp. 124-125, repr.)Ce tableau, peint alors que Bernardo Strozzi était encore à Gênes est un bel exemple du figuralisme qui se développe dans... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2009

'Masterpieces of European Painting from Museo de Arte de Ponce' @ The Bruce Museum

James Tissot (1836-1902), In the Louvre (L'Esthetique)1883-1885. Oil on canvas, 58 x 39 3/8 in. Collection Museo de Arte de Ponce. Fundación Luis A. Ferré, Inc. Ponce, Puerto Rico. Photo: John Betancourt. GREENWICH, CT.- The Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut, presents Masterpieces of European Painting from Museo de Arte de Ponce, opening on Saturday, June 13, 2009, and on view through Sunday, September 6, 2009. This exhibition, which is the Bruce Museum’s major summer show, features selected works from the Museo de Arte de... [Lire la suite]