04 septembre 2022

Koller to offer a fine selection of works by Northern European masters

Lot 3029. Dirck van Baburen (1595 Utrecht 1624), The Offering to Ceres. Circa 1621. Oil on canvas. 137 × 186,7 cm. Estimate CHF 500 000 / 800 000 | (€ 500 000 / 800 000). © Nagel ZURICH.- 'The Offering to Ceres', a striking large-format painting in the manner of Caravaggio, will be featured in the Old Master Paintings auction on 23 September at Koller. The artist, Dirck van Baburen, was part of a contingent of early 17th-century Dutch artists who made a pilgrimage to Rome to view Caravaggio's works, and brought the... [Lire la suite]

05 janvier 2019

Cleveland Museum of Art Debuts New Acquisitions

Jacob van Hulsdonck (Flemish, 1582–1647), Still Life with Meat, Fish, Vegetables, and Fruit, c. 1615–20. Oil on panel, the reverse prepared with gesso. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Gift of Janice Hammond and Edward Hemmelgarn. © Cleveland Museum of Art Showcasing important new acquisitions and masterworks from the permanent collection, the newly renovated North European galleries at the Cleveland Museum of Art (CMA) aim to envelop visitors in a new viewing experience. Redesigned to mirror the... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2018

'Utrecht, Caravaggio and Europe' presents 70 masterpieces at the Centraal Museum

Gerrit van Honthorst (1590-1657), The Procuress, 1625, Centraal Museum, Utrecht. © Centraal Museum, Utrecht UTRECHT.- At the start of the Dutch Golden Age, Rome was the centre of the world. Young painters from across Europe made their way to the Eternal City, where – so the rumour went – the painter Caravaggio had caused a revolution. A new realism in the art of painting, unparalleled drama, grand gestures and mysteries of light: everyone wanted to see it for themselves. Among them were the... [Lire la suite]
19 juin 2018

Cleveland Museum of Art announces new acquisitions

CLEVELAND, OH.- Significant recent acquisitions by the Cleveland Museum of Art include The Violin Player, a 17th-century genre painting by Dirck van Baburen; a drawing by Johannes Stradanus, a Netherlandish artist at the Medici court in Florence; an important painting from 1973 by the African American artist Emma Amos; a masterfully carved and unique wooden Bow Stand of the Luba people of south-central Democratic Republic of Congo; and an exceptional, silver-gilt and enamel cigar box by Russian goldsmith Peter Carl... [Lire la suite]
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02 décembre 2017

Dirck van Baburen (c.1595–1624), Roman Charity, Cimon and Pero, 1618–1624

Dirck van Baburen (c.1595–1624), Roman Charity, Cimon and Pero, 1618–1624, oil on canvas, 127.6 x 151.1 cm, presented by F. D. Lycett Green through the National Art Collections Fund, 1955, YORAG : 788, York Museums Trust. Photo credit: York Museums Trust
07 octobre 2017

63 Dutch Masters return home to Holland for an exhibition at the Hermitage Amsterdam until 27 May 2018

Rembrandt van Rijn, Flora, 1634 © State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg AMSTERDAM.- For the first time in its existence, the Hermitage Amsterdam is holding an exhibition devoted to one of the most spectacular treasures of the State Hermitage museum in St Petersburg: its collection of seventeenth-century Dutch paintings. The selection of works in the Dutch Masters from the Hermitage: Treasures of the Tsars exhibition totals sixty-three paintings by no fewer than fifty different artists, including six by... [Lire la suite]

01 septembre 2017

Dirck Van Baburen (circa 1594 Utrecht 1624), Violin player with a wine glass, 1623

Lot 3037. Dirck Van Baburen (circa 1594 Utrecht 1624), Violin player with a wine glass, 1623. Oil on canvas. Signed and dated upper left: T. D. Baburen. F. Ao. 1623, 80.4 x 67.1 cm. Estimate CHF 60 000 / 80 000 | (€ 55 560 / 74 070). Sold for CHF 500 000. Photo: Koller Provenance: In a Swiss private collection for several generations. Our thanks to Dr. Wayne E. Franits who has confirmed the authenticity of this painting on the basis of a photograph. Koller. Old Master... [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]
24 mars 2013

Frans Hals: Eye to Eye with Rembrandt, Rubens and Titian opens at the Frans Hals Museum

Frans Hals (1582/83-1666), "The Lute player", ca. 1623. Musée du Louvre, Paris © RMN (Musée du Louvre)/Franck Raux HAARLEM.- The Frans Hals Museum is staging a landmark exhibition on Frans Hals from 23 March to 28 July 2013. For the first time key works by Frans Hals will be shown in the company of paintings by such famous contemporaries as Titian, Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Jordaens and Rubens. The exhibition places Hals’s masterful brushwork and the directness of his approach to his subjects in a broader context,... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2010

"The Golden Age of Dutch and Flemish Painting from the Städel Museum" @ Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Jan Vermeer van Delft, Le géographe, 1669. Huile sur toile, 51,6 x 45,4 cm. Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main BILBAO.- Du 7 octobre 2010 au 23 janvier 2011, le Musée Guggenheim Bilbao accueille L'Âge d'or de la peinture hollandaise et flamande du Städel Museum, une magnifique sélection de 130 chefs-d'œuvre provenant du Städel Museum de Frankfurt, une institution de grand prestige en Europe qui abrite une collection unique du célèbre Âge d'Or de la peinture hollandaise et flamande du XVIIe siècle, l'époque de l'hégémonie... [Lire la suite]