19 décembre 2011

"Van Dyck in Sicily: Painting and the Plague, 1624 – 25" @ Dulwich Picture Gallery

Sir Anthony van Dyck, Self-Portrait, 1620-21, Oil on canvas, 119.7 x 87.9cm, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Jules Bache Collection, 1949 (49.7.25) Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art/Art Resource/Scala, Florence LONDON.- Dulwich Picture Gallery presents Van Dyck in Sicily: Painting and the Plague (15 February - 27 May 2012), the first ever exhibition to focus on the prolific year and a half that Sir Anthony van Dyck (1599-1641) spent in Sicily between 1624 and 1625. The exhibition reunites for the first time the 16 works,... [Lire la suite]
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30 juin 2011

'Cy Twombly and Nicolas Poussin: Arcadian Painters' @ Dulwich Picture Gallery

Nicolas Poussin, Venus and Mercury (c. 1627/1629) © By permission of the Trustees of Dulwich Picture Gallery Cy Twombly, Bacchanalia-Fall (5 Days in November) Blatt 4, InvNr. UAB 457, 1977, collage, oil, chalk, gouache, on fabriano paper, graph paper, 101.2 x 150.5 cm, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen – Museum Brandhorst, München Leihgeber: Udo Brandhorst, © Cy Twombly LONDON.- Dulwich Picture Gallery presents a revelatory exhibition of the work of Cy Twombly and Nicolas Poussin. Organised to celebrate the Bicentenary of the... [Lire la suite]
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04 avril 2011

El Greco's, "The Vision of Saint John" @ Dulwich Picture Gallery

El Greco, The Vision of Saint John. Loaned by: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. LONDON.- Every month during the Gallery’s Bicentenary celebration year a spectacular masterpiece will hang on the end wall of the Gallery’s enfilade. It is difficult to decipher this great, enigmatic masterpiece for not only is it unfinished, but it has also been cut down. Whatever vision Saint John is experiencing clearly inhabited a lost upper section. The subject of the picture is from the Book of Revelation (6:9 - 11): Saint John the... [Lire la suite]
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31 janvier 2011

Velázquez Loan Marks Second Month of Dulwich Picture Gallery's Bicentenary

Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599–1660), El bufón Don Sebastián de Morra, c. 1646, Oil on canvas, 106 x 81 cm, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid © Museo Nacional del Prado - Madrid - Spain. LONDON.- Every month during Dulwich Picture Gallery’s Bicentenary celebration year a spectacular masterpiece will hang on the end wall of the Gallery’s enfilade. February sees the arrival of El bufón Don Sebastián de Morra by Diego Rodriguez de Silva y Velázquez (1599 -1660). Noel Desenfans and Sir Francis Bourgeois, the two founders... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2010

Pair of Paintings by Sir Peter Lely Reunited @ the Dulwich Picture Gallery with New Acquisition

Sir Peter Lely, Bartholomew Beale, c. 1658-60 , oil on canvas. © By permission of the Trustees of Dulwich Picture Gallery. LONDON.- In time for its 2011 Bicentenary year, Dulwich Picture Gallery announced its acquisition of the portrait of Bartholomew Beale by Sir Peter Lely.  The portrait is now reunited with its counterpart, Sir Peter Lely’s A Boy as a Shepherd, one of the most popular paintings in the Gallery’s permanent collection. Bartholomew Beale was obtained with generous help from the Art Fund, the national... [Lire la suite]
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17 septembre 2010

"Salvator Rosa (1615 – 1673): Bandits, Wilderness and Magic" @ Dulwich Picture Gallery

Salvator Rosa, (1615 - 1673), Jason Charming the Dragon, About 1665-1670. Oil on canvas, 78 x 66.5 cm, coll., The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. LONDON.- Salvator Rosa (1615-1673) was one of the boldest and most powerfully inventive artists and personalities of the Italian 17th century. He invented new types of painting: allegorical pictures, distinguished by a haunting and melancholy poetry; fanciful portraits of romantic and enigmatic figures; macabre and horrific subjects; philosophical subjects, which bring into painting... [Lire la suite]
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11 juillet 2009

'The Dutch Italianates: Seventeenth-Century Masterpieces from Dulwich Picture Gallery, London' @ The Frick Art & Historical Cent

Aelbert Cuyp (Dutch, 1620–1691), Herdsman with Cows, mid-1640s. Oil on canvas. Courtesy of the Dulwich Picture Gallery. PITTSBURGH, PA.- The Frick Art & Historical Center presents The Dutch Italianates: Seventeenth-Century Masterpieces from Dulwich Picture Gallery, London featuring 39 paintings by 17 masters of the Dutch Italianate style from the collection of Dulwich Picture Gallery, London, called the best small museum in all of Europe. The exhibition, which opens on July 11, 2009, will be on view at The Frick Art Museum... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2009

'Best of British', The Story of the British Collection @ Dulwich Picture Gallery

Thomas Gainsborourgh, The Linley Sisters, © Trustees of Dulwich Picture Gallery LONDON.- To complement its recently published catalogue of British pictures, Dulwich Picture Gallery will be exhibiting the best of its British paintings this summer in an unusual exhibition. Masterpieces from the original collection will be displayed alongside lesser-known paintings bequeathed by other collectors, including a significant group of actors’ portraits from Shakespeare’s time. Each room will show works left by individual collectors,... [Lire la suite]


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