19 avril 2014

"Hogarth, Reynolds, Turner, English painting towards modernity" at Palazzo Sciarra Museum in Rome

Joshua Reynolds, Lady Bampfylde, 1776-1777; olio su tela, 238,1 x 148 cm © Tate, London 2014 ROME - Promoted by Fondazione Roma and organised by Fondazione Roma-Arte-Musei, the exhibition Hogarth, Reynolds, Turner. British Painting and the Rise of Modernity, will be held in Palazzo Sciarra from the 15th April to the 20th July 2014.The exhibition curated by Carolina Brook and Valter Curzi intends to offer to the public a comprehensive overview of the social and artistic development that took place during the XVIII century in step... [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]
03 octobre 2013

Two major works by Canaletto to lead Sotheby's Old Masters Evening Sale in London

Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto (Venice 1697 – 1768), Venice, a view of the Piazza San Marco looking East towards the Basilica and the Campanile; Venice, a view of the Grand Canal and the Rialto Bridge. A pair, both oil on canvas, in carved and gilt wood frames; each: 46.5 by 77.1 cm.; 18¼ by 30¼ in. Est. £8-12 million. Photos: Sotheby's.  LONDON.- On 4 December 2013, Sotheby’s London will present two of the most important works by Canaletto to come to the market in recent times. Painted... [Lire la suite]
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05 juillet 2013

Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto (Venice 1697-1768)? The Molo, Venice, from the Bacino di San Marco

Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto (Venice 1697-1768)? The Molo, Venice, from the Bacino di San Marco. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2013. oil on canvas; 27 1/8 x 44 3/8 in. (68.8 x 112.7 cm.). Estimate £4,000,000 - £6,000,000. Price Realized £8,461,875 Provenance: Presumably commissioned by Edward Howard, 9th Duke of Norfolk (1686-1777), and by descent toBernard Fitzalan-Howard, 16th Duke of Norfolk (1908-1975), Arundel Castle, where cited by Constable in 1962 (loc. cit. infra).Sir Norman James... [Lire la suite]
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10 mai 2013

Getty Museum acquires a Rembrandt self-portrait and a Venice painting by Canaletto

Rembrandt Laughing, about 1628. Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669). Oil on copper. 8 3/4 x 6 5/8 in. J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the acquisition of two exceptional European paintings—a recently rediscovered self-portrait by one of the most celebrated painters in history, Rembrandt, and a light-filled view of the Grand Canal by Canaletto, Venice’s most influential painter. “It is extraordinary to be adding two such rare and outstanding works to the... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2012

"Canaletto à Venise" @ Musée Maillol

Antonio Canal dit Canaletto, L'escalier des Géants du Palazzo Ducale, 1755-1756. Huile sur toile, 174 x 136 cm. Grande Bretagne/ Alnwick, © Collection of the Duke of Northumberland Sous le haut patronage de la ville de Venise, le musée Maillol consacre pour la première fois une exposition exclusivement à l’oeuvre vénitienne de Canaletto. L’exposition «Canaletto à Venise» réunira plus de cinquante peintures, sélectionnées avec grande rigueur, provenant des plus importants musées et collections particulières incontournables.... [Lire la suite]
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22 août 2012

"CANALETTO - GUARDI Les deux maîtres de Venise" @ Musée Jacquemart-André

Canaletto (Antonio Canal, dit) - La place Saint-Marc, vers l'Est, 1723 : Huile sur toile 141,5 x 204,5 cm Madrid, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza © Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid Canaletto (Antonio Canal, dit) - Le Grand Canal avec l’église San Geremia, le palais Labia et l’accès à Cannaregio : Huile sur toile, 46 x 78,4 cm - Londres, The Royal Collection, lent by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Supplied by Royal Collection Trust © HM Queen Elizabeth II 2012  PARIS - Pour la première fois en France, le Musée Jacquemart-André... [Lire la suite]
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17 août 2012

Giovanni Antonio Canal, Called Canaletto, Capriccio vith the Loggetta of Sansovino as Portico of an Imaginary Gothic Tower

Giovanni Antonio Canal, Called Canaletto (Venice 1697 – 1768), Capriccio vith the Loggetta of Sansovino as Portico of an Imaginary Gothic Tower. Photo Sotheby's pen and brown ink and gray washes over black chalk, within brown ink framing lines; 12 1/4 by 18 1/4 in. 311 by 464 mm - Estimate 300,000-500,000 USD PROVENANCE: Duc de TalleyrandWith Durlacher Brothers, New York, 1954 LITTERATURE: W.G. Constable, Canaletto, Oxford, 1962, vol. II, no. 761, reproduced vol. I, pl. 144, fig. 761W.G. Constable... [Lire la suite]
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09 août 2012

Important Canaletto of historic London landmark for sale in Vienna in October

  Giovanni Antonio Canal, il Canaletto (Venice 1697-1768), London), New Horse Guards from St James’s Park, oil on panel, 58.5 x 110 cm. To be auctioned by Dorotheum in Vienna on 17 October 2012. Estimate: €2,000,000 – 3,000,000. photocredit: Dorotheum Vienna VIENNA - New Horse Guards from St James’s Park by Canaletto, a rare view of the London landmark under construction in 1753, will be sold by one of Europe’s largest auction houses, Dorotheum in Vienna, in a sale of Old Master Paintings on Wednesday 17 October... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2012

Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto (Venice 1697 – 1768), Venice, The entrance to the Grand Canal looking east

Giovanni Antonio Canal, called Canaletto (Venice 1697 – 1768), Venice, The entrance to the Grand Canal looking east. Photo Sotheby's oil on canvas, unframed; 25.3 by 41.8 cm.; 10 by 16 1/2 in. Estimation 80,000-120,000 GBP. Lot vendu: 199,250 GBP PROVENANCE: R.T. Paget, Esq., Q.C., M.P., London;Anonymous sale, New York, Sotheby's, 11 June 1981, lot 111, for $32,000;Anonymous sale ('The Property of a Nobleman'), London, Christie's, 11 December 1984, lot 129, for £30,000;Anonymous sale, Zurich, Gallerie... [Lire la suite]
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