07 mai 2012

"The Search for Immortality: Tomb Treasures of Han China" @ Fitzwilliam Museum

Pottery Official, 2nd century BC, Western Han Dynasty. Length: around 54 cm. Unearthed at Yangguishan sacrificial pit 2005. Xuzhou Museum, Jiangsu Province CAMBRIDGE.- In the first exhibition of its kind, the Fitzwilliam Museum relates the story of the quest for immortality and struggle for imperial legitimacy in ancient China’s Han Dynasty. The Search for Immortality: Tomb Treasures of Han China features over 300 treasures in jade, gold, silver, bronze and ceramics in the most important exhibition of ancient royal treasures ever... [Lire la suite]
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25 août 2011

'Vermeer’s Women: Secrets and Silence' @ Fitzwilliam Museum

 Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675), The Lacemaker (c.1669-70). Oil on canvas, 24 x 21 cm. Musée du Louvre, Paris © Réunion des Musées Nationaux/ Gérard Blot A new exhibition on the 17th-century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer will explore the mysterious appeal of the women in his paintings. Vermeer’s Women: Secrets and Silence features 28 works by master painters of the Dutch Golden Age and four iconic works by Vermeer, including The Lacemaker from the Musée du Louvre in Paris, on show in the UK for the first time. Johannes... [Lire la suite]
17 août 2011

"Splendour and Power: Imperial Treasures from Vienna" @ the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge

Cup Cover with Venus and Cupid Sleeping on a Shell being observed by Jupiter in the form of a Swan. Attributed to Giovanni Ambrogio Miseroni (1551-1616), Milan, late 16th century. Private Collection CAMBRIDGE.- Never before seen together in the UK, on 16 August 2011 the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge will be opening an extraordinary exhibition of precious decorative arts – the treasures of the Hapsburg emperors. Now joining this remarkable exhibition is a lost Royal masterpiece by the greatest of all the hardstone engravers of the... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2010

Caravaggio-Inspired Dutch Masterpiece Acquired for Fitzwilliam Museum

Hendrik ter Brugghen, Young woman tuning a lute (1626-7). (detail). LONDON.- The Art Fund has helped the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge enrich its world-class collection with a Caravaggio-inspired Dutch oil on canvas. Young woman tuning a lute (1626-7) by Hendrik ter Brugghen, is now on public display within the Fitzwilliam’s fine collection of Dutch paintings. The Art Fund gave £225,000 to make the acquisition possible, alongside the MLA/V&A Purchase Grant Fund which gave £50,000. This is the Museum’s first acquisition of a... [Lire la suite]
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02 juin 2009

Leandro Bassano (Bassano del Grappa 1557 - Venise 1622), Le Christ portant sa croix

Leandro Bassano (Bassano del Grappa 1557 - Venise 1622), Le Christ portant sa croix Toile. 84,5 x 127,5 cm. Estimation : 20 000 / 30 000 €Note: Notre tableau s'inspire du tableau de Jacopo Bassano, peint vers 1543, conservé au Fitzwilliam Museum de Cambridge (voir A. Ballarin, Jacopo Bassano, Cittadella, 1996, reproduit en couleur tome III, fig. 141).Vente du Vendredi 5 juin 2009. Haute Epoque, Art Religieux. Delorme - Collin du Bocage - Paris
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