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]
05 août 2016

El Greco, The Vision of Saint John, ca. 1609–14

El Greco (Domenikos Theotokopoulos) (Greek, Iráklion (Candia) 1540/41–1614 Toledo), The Vision of Saint John, ca. 1609–14. Oil on canvas, 87 1/2 x 76in. (222.3 x 193cm); with added strips 88 1/2 x 78 1/2 in. (224.8 x 199.4 cm) [top truncated]. Rogers Fund, 1956; 56.48 © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This now fragmentary canvas was one of three altarpieces commissioned for a hospital outside Toledo that were left unfinished at the artist's death. Two were completed by the artist's son, but... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2016

Berlin's Gemäldegalerie exhibits paintings from the Golden Age of Spanish art

El Siglo de Oro. Die Ära Velázquez BERLIN.- The Siglo de Oro – the Golden Age of Spanish art – remains one of the most important chapters in European cultural history. Prominent painters of the era such as Bartolomé Esteban Murillo, Diego Velázquez and Francisco de Zurbaran belong to the ranks of the greatest masters of art history just as much as do the sculptors Gregorio Fernández, Pedro de Mena and Juan Martínez Montañés.  Diego Velázquez (Sevilla 1599 – Madrid 1660), Mars, nach 1641. Öl auf Leinwand, 179... [Lire la suite]
12 avril 2016

Doménikos Theotokópoulos, called El Greco (Crete 1541-1614 Toledo), The Entombment of Christ

Doménikos Theotokópoulos, called El Greco (Crete 1541-1614 Toledo), The Entombment of Christ, oil on panel, 11 x 7 5/8 in. (28 x 19.4 cm.), with the inventory number '18.' (lower right). Estimate $4,000,000 – $6,000,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. Provenance: (Possibly) Miguel Lasso de la Vega y Madariaga (1783-1863), 10th Marqués de las Torres, and thence by descent to,Miguel Lasso de la Vega y Quintanilla (1830-1900), 12th Marqués de las Torres, and (probably) by descent to his son,José María... [Lire la suite]