13 septembre 2019

Nationalmuseum acquires two Flemish masterpieces

Frans Francken the Younger, The Wedding at Cana, ca 1618–20, NM 7504. Photo: Cecilia Heisser/Nationalmuseum. STOCKHOLM.- Nationalmuseum has acquired two important oil paintings by Frans Francken the Younger and Daniel Seghers, both influential artists in 17th-century Antwerp, the Golden Age of Flemish art. Before now the Nationalmuseum did not own any painting by Francken of this significance. And by acquiring Seghers’ large-format painting on copper, the museum is now better able to reflect the earliest period... [Lire la suite]

02 janvier 2018

Exhibition at the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum brings together works by Arcimboldo

Giuseppe Arcimboldo (Milán, 1526-1593), Flora meretrix, c. 1590. Oil on panel, 74,5 x 57,5 cm (90.5 x 73.5 cm framed). Cassetta frame in pietre dure designed by Federico Zeri, c. 1970. Private Collection BILBAO.- The Bilbao Fine Arts Museum is presenting the exhibition Arcimboldo. The Floras and Spring. It brings together the three works by the artist housed in Spanish collections, in addition to other paintings and documentation that help to provide a context for them. In total, the exhibition... [Lire la suite]
23 décembre 2013

Frans Francken the Younger (Antwerp 1581 – 1642), The interior of a picture gallery with connoisseurs admiring paintings

Frans Francken the Younger (Antwerp 1581 – 1642), The interior of a picture gallery with connoisseurs admiring paintings. Photo Sotheby's oil on panel; 28 by 41 in.; 71 by 104 cm. Estimation 200,000 — 300,000USD Provenance: Anonymous sale, London, Christie's, 29 June 1923, lot 121;Schuller collection, Antwerp;With Galerie De Jonckheere, Paris;From whom purchased by the present collector. Litterature: S. Speth-Holterhoff, Les peintres flamands de cabinets d'amateurs au XVII siècle, Elsevier 1957, p. 73;J. Girard, Dictionnaire... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2009

Frans Francken the Younger (Antwerp 1581 - 1642), The crucifixion

Frans Francken the Younger (Antwerp 1581 - 1642), The crucifixion oil on panel, unframed. 60.5 by 84.6 cm.; 23 7/8 by 33 5/8 in. Est. ,000—7,000 GBP. Lot Sold 15,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Anonymous sale, Vienna, Dorotheum, 12 June 1990, lot 136, for AS 320,000. LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: U. Härting, Frans Francken der Jüngere, Freren 1989, p. 292, cat. no. 221, reproduced Sotheby's. Old Master & Early British Paintings. 22 Apr 09. London www.sothebys.com photo courtesy Sotheby's
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