26 mai 2019

Fra Angelico and the Rise of the Florentine Renaissance at Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid

The Annunciation (detail; 1425–26), Fra Angelico. Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid. © 2019. Museo Nacional del Prado MADRID - The exhibition Fra Angelico and the Rise of the Florentine Renaissance will investigate the beginnings of the Florentine Renaissance art in the 1420s and 1430s with the friar painter Fra Angelico at the centre of the story. Fra Angelico is one of the great masters of Renaissance art and responsible for its early achievements in Florence alongside the painters Masaccio,... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2018

"Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth" opens at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston

Fra Angelico (Italian, about 1400-1455), The Dormition and Assumption of the Virgin, 1424-1434. Tempera with oil glazes and gold on panel, 85.7 x 45.1 cm (33 3/4 x 17 3/4 in.). Courtesy of Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston BOSTON, MASS.- The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum is the sole venue for Fra Angelico: Heaven on Earth, on view Feb. 22 through May 20, 2018. The exhibition explores renowned Renaissance painter Fra Angelico’s talent for storytelling. For the first time ever, the four newly restored... [Lire la suite]
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11 octobre 2017

Philadelphia Museum to Present Centenary Exhibition Dedicated to Renowned Collection of European Old Master Art

Antonello da Messina (Antonello di Giovanni di Michele de Antonio), Italian (active Messina, Naples, and Venice), 1456- 1479, Portrait of a Young Gentleman, 1474. Oil on panel, 12 5/8 x 10 11/16 inches (32.1 x 27.1 cm). Philadelphia Museum of Art, John G. Johnson Collection, 1917. © 2017 Philadelphia Museum of Art. PHILADELPHIA - This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection, a major exhibition focusing on one of the finest collections... [Lire la suite]
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]
09 mars 2016

"Off the Wall: Gardner and Her Masterpieces" highlights museum's most notable works in new light

Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606 – 1669), "Self-Portrait, Aged 23". Oil on oak panel, 1629. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston (P21n6). BOSTON, MASS.- This spring, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston presents Off the Wall: Gardner and Her Masterpieces, displaying 25 of the collection’s most esteemed works of art by masters including Rembrandt, Botticelli, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Rubens, which will be moved from the Museum’s original palace into the contemporary Hostetter Gallery. The... [Lire la suite]
26 janvier 2016

The Prado acquires The Virgin of the Pomegranate by Fra Angelico from the Alba ducal collection

Guido di Pietro, known as Fra Angelico (Mugello, 1390 - Rome, 1455), The Virgin and Child with two Angels or The Virgin of the Pomegranate, detail, c.1426. Tempera on panel, 83 x 59 cm. Museo Nacional del Prado. © 2016. Museo Nacional del Prado. MADRID.- The Royal Board of Trustees of the Museo del Prado and with the Minister of Education, Culture and Sport, Iñigo Méndez de Vigo, also in attendance, approved the acquisition of The Virgin of the Pomegranate, the only masterpiece of early 15th-century... [Lire la suite]

09 décembre 2013

"Natural Beauty: From Fra Angelico to Monet" opens at the Groninger Museum

  Fra Angelico, H. Nicolaas van Bari, 1424 / 1425, tempera op hout, 35,5 x 14 cm © Collectie Rau voor UNICEF, Foto: P. Schälchli, Zürich GRONINGEN - The Natural Beauty exhibition shows landscapes and still lifes from the collection of Gustav Rau (1922-2002), a German tropical doctor and art collector. Gustav Rau is regarded as one of the most exceptional collectors of our times. Masterpieces by Fra Angelico, Van Goyen, Van der Neer, Bonnard, Fantin-Latour, Monet, Liebermann, Sérusier, Vuillard, Sisley, Morandi and others make... [Lire la suite]
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03 août 2013

10 masterpieces painting at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum

Attributed to Gentile Bellini, "A Seated Scribe" - The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum This singular painting, which has intrigued scholars and inspired whole exhibitions, shows a young scribe in the Ottoman court hunched over a writing pad. Attributed - though with no great certainty - to Bellini, it is one of the most evocative and popular works in the museum. Titian, "Europa" - The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum Painting doesn’t get better than this. The mythological scene, which depicts Europa being abducted by Zeus... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2012

Un panneau de Fra Angelico atteint 552 000 €, le 27 octobre 2012.

Fra Angelico, Scènes de la Thébaïde. Vers 1430-1435. Photo Leclere Un panneau de Fra Angelico (vers 1400-1455), pièce maîtresse d’une grande composition morcelée de l’artiste, atteignait 552 000 M€ le 27 octobre 2012. Cette Thébaïde*, tempera sur panneau, 27,5 x 38,5 cm, réalisée circa 1430-1435, a été emportée par un collectionneur français contre les marchés italien et britannique. Au total sept enchérisseurs étaient en lice pour remporter cette pièce d’une rareté insigne qui représente des scènes de la vie monastique,... [Lire la suite]
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25 août 2011

"Fra Angelico et les Maîtres de la lumière" @ musée Jacquemart-André

Fra Angelico (1387-1455), Le Couronnement de la Vierge, 1434-1435, tempera sur bois, 112 × 114 cm, Galerie des Offices, Florence © 2010. Photo Scala, Florence - courtesy of the Ministero Beni e Att. Culturali Le Musée Jacquemart-André consacre une exposition à Fra Angelico. Le Musée Jacquemart-André est le premier musée français à rendre hommage à Fra Angelico, figure majeure du Quattrocento. L’exposition présente près de 25 œuvres majeures de Fra Angelico et autant de panneaux réalisés par les peintres prestigieux qui l’ont... [Lire la suite]
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