26 avril 2017

Canvas credited to Diego Velazquez sold for 8 million euros at Abalarte in Madrid

Lot 41. Diego Velazquez, "Retrato de una nina" (Portrait of a girl), 1616-1617, oil on canvas,  57,5 x 44 cm. Sold for 8,7000,000 €. Photo courtesy Abalarte Gallery MADRID (AFP).- A painting that had been in the same family for generations and was only recently credited to Spain's famed artist Diego Velazquez was sold Tuesday in Madrid for eight million euros, auction house Abalarte said. The "Portrait of a girl," which portrays a young girl with large, sad eyes, her hands held together as if in... [Lire la suite]

25 mars 2015

Velázquez au Grand Palais / Exhibition in Paris seeks to present a full panorama of the work of Diego Velázquez

Velázquez au Grand Palais : Affiche © Rmn-Grand Palais PARIS - Cette exposition est organisée par la Réunion des musées nationaux - Grand Palais et le musée du Louvre, Paris en collaboration avec le Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienne. Une première étape de la manifestation, dans un format réduit, a été présentée à Vienne, au Kunsthistorisches Museum, du 28 octobre 2014 au 15 février 2015. Diego Velazquez, Autoportrait, vers 1650, 45 x 38 cm, huile sur toile, Museo de Bellas Artes, Valence, © Museo de Bellas Artes,... [Lire la suite]
17 septembre 2012

Art historians believe portrait likely 17th century artist Diego Velazquez's first of Spanish king

Diego Rodriguez Velazquez's portrait of King Philip IV. Research has revealed that this portrait is likely the first one Velazquez painted of King Philip IV. AP Photo/Meadows Museum DALLAS (AP).- In preparing an exhibit on 17th century artist Diego Velazquez's early work for Spain's King Philip IV, art historians believe they discovered that a portrait by the Spanish master at Dallas' Meadows Museum is likely his first of his lifelong patron. "Diego Velazquez: The Early Court Portraits" opens Sunday at the museum on the campus of... [Lire la suite]
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12 juillet 2012

Prado and Meadows Museum announce unprecedented partnership expansion

Jose de Ribera, Mary Magdalene, 1641. Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid. DALLAS, TX.- Building upon the success of the first two years of its partnership with the Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid, and in anticipation of this fall’s final originally planned exhibition, Diego Velázquez: The Early Court Portraits, the Meadows Museum today announced that it will expand its agreement with the Prado for two additional years, continuing the institutions’ many initiatives and adding two collaboratively developed exhibitions. The Meadows... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2010

Early Diego Velázquez Masterpiece Identified @ Yale University

Attributed to Diego Velazquez, The Education of the Virgin, ca. 1617–18. Oil on canvas. Yale University Art Gallery, NEW HAVEN, CT.- Based on the research of John Marciari, currently Curator of European Art and Head of Provenance Research at the San Diego Museum of Art and formerly the Nina and Lee Griggs Associate Curator of Early European Art at the Yale University Art Gallery, the seventeenth-century Spanish painting portraying the Education of the Virgin in the collection of the Yale University Art Gallery has been... [Lire la suite]
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