16 novembre 2020

'Wild at Heart. Romanticism in Switzerland' at Kunsthaus Zürich

Ford Madox Brown, Manfred on the Jungfrau, 1841/1861. Oil on canvas, 140.2 x 115 cm, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, Gift of Mr Frederick William Jackson. From 13 November 2020 to 14 February 2021 the Kunsthaus will be turning the spotlight on Romanticism, with an exhibition of over 150 works spanning the arc from Henry Fuseli to Alexandre Calame and the early Arnold Böcklin. It reveals the considerable contribution made by Swiss artists to the development of European landscape painting, follows them to... [Lire la suite]

21 mai 2019

"L’Allemagne romantique. Dessins des musées de Weimar" au Petit Palais

PARIS - Le Petit Palais présente pour la première fois en France une sélection de 140 dessins, provenant de la riche collection des musées de Weimar en Allemagne. Ces feuilles d’exception, alors sélectionnées par Goethe (1749-1832) pour le Grand-Duc de Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach mais aussi pour sa propre collection, offrent un panorama spectaculaire de l’âge d’or du dessin germanique de 1780 à 1850 environ. À la fin du XVIIIe siècle, la ville de Weimar, résidence des ducs de Saxe-Weimar joue un rôle éminent en tant que centre... [Lire la suite]
02 avril 2019

"Le Musée Pouchkine. Cinq cents ans de dessins de maîtres" à la Fondation Custodia

Le Musée Pouchkine à la Fondation Custodia. PARIS - Cette première grande rétrospective des œuvres graphiques du musée Pouchkine en France couvre les écoles européennes et russes, du XVe au XXesiècle. À travers une sélection de plus de 200 œuvres, le public pourra saisir la richesse de cette remarquable collection moscovite. Dürer, Véronèse, Rubens, Fragonard, Tiepolo, Friedrich, Kandinsky, Picasso, Matisse, Modigliani, Chagall ou encore Malevitch sont mis à l’honneur aux côtés de grands noms de... [Lire la suite]
13 décembre 2018

Saint Louis Art Museum acquires 'Sunburst in the Riesengebirge' by Caspar David Friedrich

Caspar David Friedrich (1774 - 1840), Sunburst in the Riesengebirge, oil on canvas 25.5 by 31.5cm., 10 by 12½in. Purchased 2018. Saint Louis Art Museum. ST. LOUIS, MO.- The Saint Louis Art Museum has acquired “Sunburst in the Riesengebirge,” a landscape painting by the German Romantic painter Caspar David Friedrich. The museum purchased the painting today (Dec. 12) at auction at Sotheby’s in London for a total price of $2.75 million, including buyer’s premium. The painting will be on view in... [Lire la suite]
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09 mars 2017

Mark Rothko (1903 - 1970), Untitled, 1969

Lot 27. Mark Rothko (1903 - 1970), Untitled, acrylic on paper laid on canvas, 193 by 122 cm. 76 by 48 in. Executed in 1969. Estimate £3,000,000 — 4,000,000. Sold for £3,533,750. Photo: Sotheby's Provenance: Estate of the Artist Pace Gallery, New York Private Collection, Colorado (acquired from the above in 1985) Pace Gallery, New York Private Collection, New York (acquired from the above in 1990) Galerie Beyeler, Basel Sotheby's, New York, 10 November 1993, Lot 24 ... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2017

Old masters at the Ashmolean

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), Saskia in Bed. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum Raphael (1483-1520), Self Portrait. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum Leonardo da Vinci (1467-1519), A Maiden with a Unicorn. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum Lucas van Leyden (1489/94-1533), St Jerome. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788), Study of a Woman, Seen from the Back. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum Ignace-Henri Fantin-Latour (1836-1904), A Woman Sewing. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum James Mallord William Turner... [Lire la suite]

15 décembre 2016

National Gallery of Denmark acquires important work by Caspar David Friedrich

Caspar David Friedrich, After the Storm, 1817. COPENHAGEN.- The National Gallery of Denmark has received a spectacular gift: a painting by one of the most important landscape artists ever to come out of Germany, Caspar David Friedrich. The acquisition is nothing short of marvellous, says SMK director Mikkel Bogh, and in fact the painting came into the museum’s hands through something of a coincidence.  The SMK collections are now enriched by an important new work. Thanks to truly extraordinary support from the... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2015

Exhibition of works by Romanticism's most important representatives opens at Albertina

Caspar David Friedrich, The Stages of Life, c. 1834. Oil on canvas © bpk | Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig | Bertram Kober (Punctum Leipzig) VIENNA.- Romanticism, a sentiment expressed in fine art, literature, and music, has lost nothing of its original fascination. And in Vienna, one of this artistic movement’s birthplaces, the Albertina is cooperating with the Academy of Fine Arts’ Graphic Collection to put on an exhibition of around 170 works by the movement’s most important representatives. These are joined... [Lire la suite]
08 juin 2014

The Morgan explores the beauty and innovation of British and German Romantic landscape drawing

Carl Philipp Fohr (1795-1818), The Ruins of Hohenbaden, 1814-15. Watercolour on wove paper; ruled border in brown ink; partially laid down on the original green wove paper album folio, 195 x 221 mm. The Morgan Library & Museum NEW YORK, NY.- At the close of the eighteenth century, while wars and revolutions rocked Europe, landscape art began a quiet transformation. British and German artists were pioneers in forging a new type of landscape, abandoning the certainties and formulas of the past in favor of a... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2014

A Dialogue with Nature: Romantic Landscapes from Britain and Germany

Caspar David Friedrich (1774-1840), Moonlit landscape, c. 1808. Watercolour on paper, 232 x 365 mm.The Morgan Library & Museum LONDON - Organised as a collaboration between The Courtauld Gallery and The Morgan Library & Museum in New York, this exhibition explores aspects of Romantic landscape drawing in Britain and Germany from its origins in the 1760s to its final flowering in the 1840s. Bringing together twenty-six major drawings, watercolours and oil sketches from both collections by artists... [Lire la suite]