01 octobre 2012

The Scuderie del Quirinale opens exhibition by the greatest Dutch painter of the 17th century

Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675), The Little Street, 1658 circa. Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum Gift of H.W.A. Deterding, London © Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam ROME.- At long last, Rome hosts a major retrospective of the work of Johannes Vermeer, the greatest Dutch painter of the 17th century, whose art is not represented in any Italian collection nor has it ever been the object of a structured, in-depth study in this country. The Scuderie del Quirinale exhibition includes a meticulous selection of works by Vermeer – extremely rare, and held in... [Lire la suite]

01 février 2009

"Pride of Place: Dutch Cityscapes of the Golden Age" @ the West Building, National Gallery of Art, Washington

Daniel Vosmaer (Dutch, active 1650 - 1666), Delft from an Imaginary Loggia, 1663; oil on canvas, 90.5 x 113 cm (35 5/8 x 44 1/2 in.) Museum Het Prinsenhof, Delft WASHINGTON, DC.- Visitors will travel back in time to Dutch cities of the 17th century during Pride of Place: Dutch Cityscapes of the Golden Age, on view February 1 through May 3, 2009, in the West Building, National Gallery of Art, Washington. The exhibition of 48 paintings and 23 maps, atlases, and illustrated books will offer a breathtaking survey of the Dutch... [Lire la suite]
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