05 février 2020

Casa Museo of the Fondazione Paolo e Carolina Zani opens in Brescia

Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal, called il) (Venice 1697 - 1768), The Piazzetta of Venice, detail, 1732-1738, oil on canvas. © 2020 Paolo and Carolina Zani Foundation for Art and Culture. BRESCIA.- More than eight hundred works of art, including important paintings by Canaletto, Longhi, Tiepolo, Guardi, Boucher, sculptures by Filippo Parodi, from Genoa and by Della Porta from Rome beside precious baroque and rococo furnishings mostly French and Venetian and extraordinary applied art from XVII and... [Lire la suite]

30 janvier 2020

Christie’s présente ses "Journées du Dessin", Vente Dessins anciens et du XIXe, le 25 mars 2020

© Christie’s Image Ltd 2020 Paris – Dans le cadre de la Semaine du Dessin, la maison Christie’s est heureuse de proposer cette année encore ses « Journées du Dessin » qui se dérouleront le 25 pour le dessin ancien et le 26 mars, pour les œuvres modernes sur papier. Elles précéderont les ventes d’art impressionniste et moderne, comprenant également la vente de la Collection de Greta Stroeh, « Hommage à Arp », le 26 mars. Avec plus d’une centaine d’œuvres sur papier allant du XVIe à la... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2020

Exhibition brings together more than 100 works from Richard and Mary L. Gray's collection

Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. The Head of a Young Man in Profile to the Left (detail), 1749/50. The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Richard and Mary L. Gray. CHICAGO, IL.- Highlighting one of the most important gifts in the history of the Prints and Drawings department, Pure Drawing: Seven Centuries of Art from the Gray Collection brings together more than 100 works from celebrated art dealer Richard Gray and art historian Mary L. Gray. Assembled over nearly 50 years, the Gray Collection encapsulates a long and... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2019

Christie's to offer Old Master & British drawings including works from the collection of Jean Bonna

From the Collection of J.E. Safra. Lot 75. Giovanni Antonio Canal, Il Canaletto (Venice 1697-1768), View of the South front of Warwick Castle, detail. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces Old Master & British Drawings Including Works from the Collection of Jean Bonna will take place on January 28 in New York. The auction offers a wide variety of works on paper covering over five hundred years from approximately 1480 to the mid-19th Century. Comprised of 129 lots,... [Lire la suite]
22 décembre 2019

Exhibition embarks the visitor on an enchanting voyage of discovery

BESANÇON.- From 9 November 2019 to 2 March 2020, Besançon’s Museum of Fine Art and Archaeology is presenting Une des provinces du Rococo. La Chine rêvée de François Boucher (One of the provinces of Rococo. François Boucher’s idealised China), an exhibition which embarks the visitor on an enchanting voyage of discovery.The illustrious yet little known François Boucher was one of the key figures in eighteenth century painting along with Watteau or Fragonard, and was one of the artists displaying the greatest talent in... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2019

"Le Musée Pouchkine. Cinq cents ans de dessins de maîtres" à la Fondation Custodia

Le Musée Pouchkine à la Fondation Custodia. PARIS - Cette première grande rétrospective des œuvres graphiques du musée Pouchkine en France couvre les écoles européennes et russes, du XVe au XXesiècle. À travers une sélection de plus de 200 œuvres, le public pourra saisir la richesse de cette remarquable collection moscovite. Dürer, Véronèse, Rubens, Fragonard, Tiepolo, Friedrich, Kandinsky, Picasso, Matisse, Modigliani, Chagall ou encore Malevitch sont mis à l’honneur aux côtés de grands noms de... [Lire la suite]

17 août 2018

Renewed interest in historic art sets stage for third edition of TEFAF New York Fall

  NEW YORK, NY.- Following the success of the second annual TEFAF New York Spring in May, TEFAF is offering a “first look’ at the works that will be showcased this Fall. With a focus on fine and decorative arts and jewelry from antiquity through the early 20th century, TEFAF New York Fall returns to the historic Park Avenue Armory from October 27-31. As the conversation and climate for historic art in America continues to grow, TEFAF New York Fall is at the forefront of the renewed interest in this area,... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2018

Splendor and sophistication of Casanova's Europe on display in exhibition of more than 250 works from the 18th century

Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo (Italian, 1727–1804), The Charlatan, 1756. Oil on canvas. Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya, Barcelona. Bequest of Francesc Cambó 1949. Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. BOSTON, MASS.- In the dynamic world of mid-18th-century Europe, people, ideas and artistic styles crossed national boundaries. Interiors filled with masterful, opulent and at times playful paintings and furnishings also brimmed with intellectual exchange, flirtation and gossip. Casanova’s Europe: Art, Pleasure, and Power in the... [Lire la suite]
19 novembre 2017

Nationalmuseum Sweden acquires 18th-century French master drawings

Edme Bouchardon (1698–1762), Little Girl in a Bonnet. Photo: Cecilia Heisser/Nationalmuseum. STOCKHOLM.- Nationalmuseum has acquired three drawings by Edme Bouchardon (1698–1762), François Boucher (1703–70) and Nicolas Bernard Lépicié (1735–84), some of the leading artists of the French 18th century. The works comprise two portraits and a figure study for one of the museum’s most famous paintings, The Triumph of Venus. Each exemplifies how drawing had become a significant art form in its own right in 18th-century... [Lire la suite]
02 novembre 2017

GURLITT: STATUS REPORT. Nazi Art Theft and its Consequences

Claude Monet (1840–1926), Waterloo Bridge, 1903. Oil on canvas, lined, 65 × 101.5 cm, www.lostart.de/532967. Kunstmuseum Bern, Bequest of Cornelius Gurlitt 2014. Provenance undergoing clarification / Currently no indications of being looted art. BERN - Gurlitt Status Report is the title of two concurrent exhibitions with different thematic focuses. The Bundeskunsthalle and the Kunstmuseum Bern present works from the estate of Cornelius Gurlitt, the son of the Third Reich art dealer... [Lire la suite]