05 juillet 2022

'The Renaissance in the North: New Prints and Perspectives' at The National Gallery of Art, Washington

Daniel Hopfer and Hieronymus Hopfer, Emperor Charles V, 1520 (1521?), etching (iron) with open biting and unique contemporary hand-coloring in green, red, yellow, pink and brown, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Purchased as the Gift of Ladislaus and Beatrix von Hoffmann. WASHINGTON, DC.- Printmaking flourished in Northern Europe during the late 15th and 16th centuries as artists harnessed the power of the multiplied image. Relatively inexpensive, portable, and widely disseminated, prints aided religious devotion, advanced... [Lire la suite]

30 juillet 2019

‘Pirates and Slaves in the Mediterranean’ on view at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck

Detail from: Emperor Charles V's campaign against Tunis: Taking of La Goletta. Cardboard as a template for tapestries made on behalf of the governor Maria of Hungary. Jan Cornelisz Vermeyen, 1546/1550, Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, Picture Gallery, Inv.-No. 2043 © KHM-MUSEUMSVERBAND Innsbruck - The exhibition invites you to embark on an adventurous journey across the Mediterranean, conducted by Barbary corsairs and privateers: It tells the story of famous pirates during the early modern period, but... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2015

Rarely seen masterpieces from Europe's greatest dynasty on view in Minneapolis

Pompeo Batoni, Emperor Joseph II (1741-1790) with Grand Duke Pietro Leopoldo of Tuscany (1747-1792), 1769, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna.  MINNEAPOLIS, MN.- A major exhibition of masterworks amassed by one of the longest-reigning European dynasties opened in February at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. “The Habsburgs: Rarely Seen Masterpieces from Europe’s Greatest Dynasty” showcases masterpieces and rare objects from the collection of the Habsburg Dynasty—the emperors of the Holy Roman Empire and other powerful... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2014

Exhibition of masterpieces from the Austrian Habsburg dynasty brings imperial splendor to the U.S.

Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Fire, 1566; 66.5 x 51 cm. Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. MINNEAPOLIS, MN.- In 2015, a major American collaboration will bring masterworks amassed by one of the longest-reigning European dynasties to the United States. "Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna's Imperial Collections" showcases masterpieces and rare objects from the collection of the Habsburg Dynasty—the emperors of the Holy Roman Empire and other powerful rulers who commissioned extraordinary artworks now in the collection of the... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2012

Sarcophagus of Emperor Charles V~ Imperial Crypt, Vienna

Sarcophagus of Emperor Charles V~ Imperial Crypt, Vienna
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