28 mars 2017

Major new exhibition reveals the central place of religion in the Italian Renaissance home

Studio of Sandro Botticelli, Virgin and Child, Florence, c.1480–90, oil on panel. Bequeathed by Charles Brinsley Marlay, 1912 © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge CAMBRIDGE.- The Fitzwilliam Museum opened a major new exhibition that reveals the central place of religion in the Italian Renaissance home from March 7 - 4 June 2017. ‘Madonnas and Miracles’ shows how religious beliefs and practices were embedded in every aspect of domestic life. Challenging the idea of the... [Lire la suite]

06 août 2016

Federico Barocci, Federico Barocci, The Assumption of the Virgin, 1604–1605

Federico Barocci (Italian, Urbino ca. 1535–1612 Urbino), The Assumption of the Virgin, 1604–1605. Oil on canvas, 94 1/8 × 67 5/16 in. (239 × 171 cm). Galleria Nazionale delle Marche, Urbino © Scala / Art Resource, NY Barocci, perhaps the greatest Italian painter of his generation, was famed for the careful study that went into the design of his altarpieces. This Assumption, in which the Virgin rises to heaven surrounded by the Apostles, was left in the artist’s studio in Urbino at his death and... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2014

Ketterer Kunst to offer a masterpiece by Georg Flegel at its Auction of Old Masters & Art of the 19th Century

MUNICH.- Georg Flegel is not only one of the most famous European still life painters of the early 17th century, but also the first German artist to specialize in this genre. A masterpiece of his creation will be called up in Ketterer Kunst 's auction of Old Masters & Art of the 19th century with an estimate of € 90.000-120.000 on 24 May.  Georg Flegel's famous “Schrankbild“ (”Cupboard“), today in possession of the National Gallery in Prague, was made in close connection with the “Stillleben mit Blumenstrauß und... [Lire la suite]
28 février 2013

First major monographic exhibition dedicated to the art of Federico Barocci opens in London

Federico Barocci, 'Self-Portrait', about 1595-1600. Oil on paper mounted on canvas, 41.5 x 32.5 cm. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence - © 2013. Photo Scala, Florence - courtesy of the Ministero Beni e Att. LONDON.- This Spring, the National Gallery presents the first major monographic exhibition, dedicated to the art of Federico Barocci (1535-1612). The display assembles the majority of Barocci’s greatest altarpieces and paintings, together with sequences of dazzling preparatory drawings, allowing visitors to understand how... [Lire la suite]
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21 octobre 2012

Saint Louis Art Museum presents international exhibition "Federico Barocci: Renaissance Master"

Federico Barocci, Self-Portrait, c.1595–1600; oil on paper mounted on canvas; 16 5/8 x 13 inches; Istituti museale della Soprintendenza Speciale per il Polo Museale Fiorentino; photo: Scala/Ministero per i Beni e le Attività culturali/Art Resource, NY. SAINT LOUIS, MO.- This fall the Saint Louis Art Museum presents Federico Barocci: Renaissance Master. Opening October 21, 2012, this international exhibition showcases a trove of exceptionally beautiful paintings and studies, the majority of which have never before been seen in this... [Lire la suite]
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12 juin 2010

Rubens, Guercino, Pencz and Van Dyck to Highlight Christie's Sale

Sir Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), Portrait of a commander, three-quarter-length, being dressed for battle. Estimate: £8 million to £12 million. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 LONDON.- Christie’s Old Masters and 19th Century Art Evening Sale will take place on 6 July 2010 and will offer a rich array of 68 paintings, drawings and watercolours spanning 600 years of European art history. Leading the sale is A Commander being armed for Battle, a highly important portrait by Sir Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640) which is offered from... [Lire la suite]