30 octobre 2021

Christie's to offer El Greco early masterpiece restituted to the heirs to the Julius & Camilla Priester Collection

Doménikos Theotokópoulos, called El Greco (Crete 1541–1614 Toledo), Portrait of a Gentleman, 1570. Estimate: £800,000-1,200,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. LONDON.- An early masterpiece by El Greco leads a group of three exceptional Old Master paintings restituted to the heirs to the Julius & Camilla Priester Collection which will be offered for sale in Christie’s Old Masters Evening Sale on 7 December, as highlights of Classic Week in London. One of the earliest surviving portraits by the artist and one of... [Lire la suite]
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26 septembre 2021

"Paris-Athènes. Naissance de la Grèce moderne 1675-1919" au Louvre

PARIS - 2021 marque un double anniversaire : le bicentenaire des débuts de la guerre de Libération de la Grèce, traditionnellement fixés au 25 mars 1821 et, le même mois de la même année, le 1er mars 1821, l'entrée au Louvre de la Vénus de Milo, découverte un an auparavant, en avril 1820. Cette coïncidence des calendriers est riche de sens. Elle questionne la place particulière de l’art grec antique dans les collections du Louvre et, au-delà, la vocation singulière de la Grèce dans la constitution de l’identité... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2021

The Bilbao Fine Arts Museum exhibits three paintings from the collection of Carmen Marañón-Fernández de Araoz

BILBAO.- For the first time, the Guest Work programme, now in its 64th edition, presents three paintings signed by three universal figures in Spanish art-El Greco, Velázquez and Goya-which were assembled by Carmen Marañón-Fernández de Araoz (San Sebastián, 1912-Madrid, 2005). The daughter of Dr Gregorio Marañón (Madrid, 1887–1960), she promoted numerous cultural initiatives throughout her life, including the Fundación Gregorio Marañón and the Real Fundación de Toledo.Dr Marañón was an authority in studies on endocrinology and... [Lire la suite]
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19 octobre 2019

Flesh And Blood: Italian Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum opens at Seattle Art Museum

SEATTLE, WA.- The Seattle Art Museum presents Flesh and Blood: Italian Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum (October 17, 2019–January 26, 2020), featuring 40 Renaissance and Baroque works of art (39 paintings and one sculpture) drawn from the collection of one of the largest museums in Italy. Traveling from the Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte in Naples, the exhibition offers a rare opportunity to see works by significant Italian, French, and Spanish artists who worked in Italy including Artemisia Gentileschi, El... [Lire la suite]
19 octobre 2019

El Greco, Goya and Sorolla at the Meadows this fall

El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos), (Greek, 1541–1614), The Tears of Saint Peter, 1580s. Oil on canvas. The Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, County Durham, UK; B.M.642. Courtesy the Bowes Museum  DALLAS, TX.- This fall, the Meadows Museum, SMU, presents two new exhibitions that bring exemplary works by masters of Spanish painting to the US. The Meadows is presenting 11 paintings produced by some of Spain’s most celebrated artists, drawn from the collection of England’s The Bowes Museum. Curated by Amanda Dotseth,... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2019

Greco au Grand Palais

PARIS - Cette rétrospective est la première grande exposition jamais consacrée en France à cet artiste. Né en 1541 en Crète, Doménikos Theotokópoulos, dit Greco, fait son premier apprentissage dans la tradition byzantine avant de parfaire sa formation à Venise puis à Rome. C’est cependant en Espagne que son art s’épanouit et s’implante durablement à partir de la décennie 1577. Attiré par les mirifiques promesses du chantier de l’Escorial, l’artiste importe dans la péninsule la couleur du Titien, les audaces du Tintoret et le style... [Lire la suite]
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03 juillet 2018

Major rediscovered portrait by Joseph Wright of Derby among master paintings unveiled at London Art Week

Joseph Wright of Derby, A.R.A. (Derby, 1734 – 1797), Portrait of a Young Boy with a drum inscribed with the letter “R”, c. 1780. Oil on canvas, 27 1/2 x 36 inches (69.8 x 91.4 cm). Courtesy Ben Elwes Fine Art. LONDON.- A major rediscovery from the mature period of Joseph Wright of Derby is among many important paintings being unveiled at London Art Week Summer 2018, open now through Friday 6 July at 40 galleries across Mayfair and St. James’s. Presented by Ben Elwes Fine Art, the painting by Joseph Wright of... [Lire la suite]
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30 septembre 2017

‘Picture Ballot! Reformation' at Kunsthaus Zürich

El Greco (Domenico Theotocopulos), Portrait of Charles de Guise, Cardinal de Lorraine, 1572. Oil on canvas, 178.5 x 94.5 cm, Kunsthaus Zürich, Stiftung Betty and David Koetser, 1986. XURICH.- The Kunsthaus Zürich is staging an exhibition on aspects of the Reformation in the visual arts. Reflecting the central theme of transformation and renewal, it brings together a crosssection of works from the 16th to the 20th centuries: late medieval religious imagery, Counter-Reformation Baroque paintings, history... [Lire la suite]
15 mai 2017

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum hosts two important works executed by El Greco

 El Greco (Doménikos Theotokópoulos) (Candia, Crete, 1541-Toledo, 1614), Portrait of Antonio de Covarrubias y Leiva & Portrait of Diego de Covarrubias y Leiva, c. 1600. Oil on canvas, 68 x 57 cm, Museo del Greco, Toledo.  BILBAO.- The presentation of two important works from the collection of the Museo del Greco (Toledo), Portrait of Antonio de Covarrubias y Leiva and Portrait of Diego de Covarrubias y Leiva, two oil paintings of the same size (68 x 57 cm) executed by El Greco around... [Lire la suite]
11 février 2017

'Masterworks from Budapest. From the Renaissance to the Avant-Garde' at Madrid, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, 18 February to 28 May

MADRID - Opening in February at the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is Masterworks from Budapest. From the Renaissance to the Avant-Garde, an exhibition which, for the first time in Spain, presents an important selection of paintings, drawings and sculptures from the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts in Budapest and the Hungarian National Gallery. In total the exhibition features 90 works from the 15th to the 19th centuries representing artistic schools such as the Italian, German, Flemish and Spanish and including great names... [Lire la suite]