05 novembre 2017

Harvard Art Museums to receive transformative gift of Dutch, Flemish, and Netherlandish drawings

Jacques de Gheyn II, A Roma Woman with a Child, c. 1604. Brown ink and black chalk. The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Promised Gift, 25.1998.10. Photo: © President and Fellows of Harvard College.  CAMBRIDGE, MASS.- The Harvard Art Museums announce the extraordinary gift of 330 16th- to 18th-century Dutch, Flemish, and Netherlandish drawings from the esteemed collection of Maida and George S. Abrams (Harvard A.B. ’54, LL.B. ’57), considered the best... [Lire la suite]

16 juin 2017

Museo del Prado opens new permanent collection itinerary on same-sex relationships

Room 12. Hermaphrodite. Deceptive Appearances Section. MADRID.- The Museo del Prado is inviting visitors to focus on its collection from a different viewpoint through a selection of 30 paintings, sculptures and drawings which are habitually on display in its galleries. Representing part of the complex western cultural heritage, they can now be viewed as a marvellous testimony to different, minority and, on occasions, silent affective formulas.  Each of these independent but interrelated thematic routes reflects an... [Lire la suite]
01 juin 2015

Sotheby's to offer master paintings and drawings collected by Dr. Hilary Koprowski & Dr. Irena Koprowska

Dirck van Baburen (Wijk Bij Duurstede, near Utrecht circa 1594/5 - 1624 Utrecht), Narcissus Gazing At His Reflection, oil on canvas, 37 1/2 by 45 1/2 in.; 95.2 by 115.5 cm. Estimate  $70,000/90,000. Photo: Sotheby's. EW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s will offer Property from the Collection of Dr. Hilary Koprowski and Dr. Irena Koprowska across a series of sales in 2015. Noted for their significant contributions to 20th Century medical sciences, including fights against polio and cancer, the Drs. Koprowskis were also... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2009

Cornelis Cornelisz. van Haarlem, The Purification of the Israelites at Mount Sinai

Cornelis Cornelisz. van Haarlem (Haarlem 1562 - 1638), The Purification of the Israelites at Mount Sinai signed and dated lower right CH. Ao. 1600 - oil on panel - 26 by 22 1/2 in.; 66 by 57.2 cm. Estimate 700,000—900,000 USD PROVENANCE: Melchior Wyntgis, Middleburg, by 1604;Lucas Merens, Burgomeester of Hoorn and Director of the Dutch East India Company;His sale, Amsterdam, Ploos, April 15, 1778, lot 36, ("...alles zo schoon van koloriet, als uitmuntend van Teekening, zijnde dot een kabinetsuk van deeze groote Meester,... [Lire la suite]
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