03 juin 2018

Exhibition at LACMA explores the chiaroscuro woodcut in Renaissance Italy

Ugo da Carpi after Francesco Parmigianino, Diogenes, c. 1527, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, gift of Philippa Calnan in memory of her mother Matilda Loeser Calnan, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy, the first major exhibition on the subject in the United States. Organized by LACMA in association with the National Gallery of Art, Washington, this groundbreaking show brings together some 100 rare and... [Lire la suite]

06 août 2016

Domenico Beccafumi, Holy Family, 1540–1549

Domenico Beccafumi (Italian, Cortine in Valdibiana Montaperti 1484–1551 Siena), Holy Family, 1540–1549. Oil on panel, 22 3/4 × 18 1/8 in. (57.8 × 46 cm) Framed: 30 in. × 26 1/2 in. × 2 1/2 in. (76.2 × 67.3 × 6.3 cm). Princeton University Art Museum. Museum purchase, John Maclean Magie, Class of 1892, and Gertrude Magie Fund © Princeton University Art Gallery, Princeton, New Jersey This Holy Family, which includes the figure of Saint Michael, was painted late in the artist’s career. It stands alongside a... [Lire la suite]
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25 janvier 2014

New discoveries featured in exhibition of Italian master drawings from the Princeton University Art Museum

Michelangelo Buonarroti: Bust of a Youth and Caricature Head of an Old Man both in left profile, ca. 1530. Black chalk on tan paper. Gift of Frank Jewett Mather Jr. Courtesy of the Princeton University Art Museum. PRINCETON, NJ.- More than 90 rarely seen masterworks by legendary artists from the 15th through the early 20th centuries, including Carpaccio, Michelangelo, Tiepolo and Modigliani, will be on view beginning Jan. 25 as part of the Princeton University Art Museum’s special exhibition 500 Years of Italian Master Drawings... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2014

Domenico Tiepolos lead Old Master Drawing Sale at Sotheby's New York on 29 January

NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s sale of Old Master Drawings in New York on 29 January 2014 will present a rich survey of three and a half centuries of European drawings, particularly from the Italian and Netherlandish schools, during Old Masters Week. Leading the sale are two very different, yet equally magical images by Giandomenico Tiepolo, who captures the spirit of 18th century Venetian life like no other artist. Incontro al molo: a ‘codega’ showing the way to a noble couple on a molo is a magnificent and superbly preserved drawing and... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2014

In colour! Chiaroscuro woodcuts of the Renaissance on view at the Albertina in Vienna

Ugo da Carpi, Archimedes (?), Clair-obscur-Holzschnitt in fünf Platten (beige, hellbraun, braun, schwarzbraun) Albertina, Wien. VIENNA.- In this exhibit, around 220 works from the private collection of the painter Georg Baselitz and from the Albertina impressively demonstrate the origins and artistic development of the chiaroscuro woodcut in the 16th century. Especially beautiful and rare, in some cases unique prints will be shown.  First examples of the printing process in which the black line plate is supplemented by one or... [Lire la suite]
16 juillet 2009

Domenico Beccafumi, 1486-1551 @ Musée du Louvre

BECCAFUMI Domenico, Dieu le Père assis sur des nuages, tenant le globe terrestre, Paris, musée du Louvre, département des Arts graphiques © RMN / Thierry Le Mage Le musée du Louvre conserve une remarquable collection de dessins de Domenico Beccafumi, figure majeure du maniérisme du cinquecento siennois. L’exposition présente les oeuvres de l’artiste conservées au Louvre entourées de feuilles de ses contemporains : quarante dessins qui témoignent de l’essentiel de son activité, de 1518 à 1547, trois gravures en chiaroscuro... [Lire la suite]
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