18 septembre 2021

'Frans Hals: The Male Portrait' at The Wallace Collection

Frans Hals, The Laughing Cavalier, 1624. (c) The Trustees of the Wallace Collection, London. Frans Hals (c.1582/3–1666) is one of the greatest masters of the Dutch Golden Age, praised by his contemporaries for his capacity to paint lifelike portraits that seem ‘to live and breathe’. In autumn 2021, The Wallace Collection will celebrate Hals’s most famous and beloved, yet still enigmatic, painting The Laughing Cavalier (1624). The historic purchase of The Laughing Cavalier in 1865 by the 4th Marquess of Hertford (1800– 1870), the... [Lire la suite]
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04 décembre 2020

Old Master paintings brought together for the first time in landmark gallery exhibition

LONDON.- Spectacular paintings widely recognised as among the highlights of the Royal Collection – including works by Titian, Rembrandt, Rubens, Vermeer, Van Dyck and Canaletto – have gone on display together in a gallery exhibition for the first time. Masterpieces from Buckingham Palace, opening at The Queen’s Gallery in London tomorrow (Friday, 4 December), brings together 65 of the most treasured paintings that usually hang in the Picture Gallery, one of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace. The exhibition gives... [Lire la suite]
21 septembre 2020

Frans Hals Museum exhibits all of Frans Hals' militia pieces

Militia Company of District XI under the Command of Captain Reynier Reael, Known as ‘The Meagre Company’, Frans Hals, Pieter Codde, 1637. Loan from Rijksmuseum Amsterdam. HAARLEM.- All of Frans Hals’ militia pieces are on display in a temporary exhibition at the Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem. Thanks to a special loan from the RijksMuseum, 'The Meagre Company', Hals’ only civic guard group portrait that is not part of the Frans Hals Museum collection, is on view in Haarlem.Frans Hals (1582/83–1666) painted no fewer... [Lire la suite]
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07 juillet 2020

Rediscovered Frans Hals Masterpiece Unseen for over 65-years To be offered at Sotheby’s this Summer

Frans Hals, Portrait Of A Man, Half Length In Black, With A Broad Brimmed Black Hat And A White Ruff, Holding His Gloves, Within In A Painted Oval , 1635, oil on canvas. Estimate £2-3 million.  Courtesy Sotheby's LONDON - Emerging from a private collection, unseen and unconsidered by scholars for over half a century, a rediscovered portrait by the great Dutch master, Frans Hals, will be offered at Sotheby’s next month. Appearing fresh to... [Lire la suite]
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26 février 2020

Dallas Museum of Art presents two portraits by 17th-century Dutch painter Frans Hals

Frans Hals (1582/83–1666), Portrait of Pieter Jacobsz Olycan, 1629-1630, Private Collection, Courtesy of David Koetser Gallery, Zurich. Frans Hals (1582/83–1666), Pieter Jacobsz. Olycan, c. 1639, The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Bequest of John Ringling, 1936, SN25. DALLAS, TX.- This year, visitors to the Dallas Museum of Art have the rare opportunity to see two paintings that showcase the revolutionary technique of Frans Hals, the first great portraitist of 17th century Holland. Recognized for... [Lire la suite]
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08 février 2020

Rembrandt and the Portrait in Amsterdam, 1590-1670 at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

Rembrandt, Portrait of a Gentleman with a Tall Hat and Gloves, ca. 1656-58, Washington, National Gallery of Art, Widener Collection. MADRID – The Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza is presenting Rembrandt and Amsterdam portraiture 1590-1670, which brings together a selection of portraits produced during the city’s Golden Age, with Rembrandt and his work as the key focus. This exceptional group of paintings and prints includes some of the greatest examples of this genre, both by Rembrandt himself – 22 in total – and by... [Lire la suite]

05 janvier 2020

Frans Hals (Antwerp 1582/83 - 1666 Haarlem), Portrait of a boy of the Van Campen family

Lot 31. Frans Hals (Antwerp 1582/83 - 1666 Haarlem), Portrait of a boy of the Van Campen family, oil on canvas, a fragment, 21¼ by 18⅝ in.; 54 by 47.4 cm. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 USD. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Commissioned by Gijsbert Claesz van Campen and Maria Jorisdr, Haarlem, circa 1620-25; Thence by descent to Cornelis Gijsbertsz van Campen, Haarlem; Thence by descent to Zacharias Jurriaensz van Eeckhout and Agnes van Campen, Haarlem, before 1733 (listed in the 29 September... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2019

Exhibition explores Dutch and Spanish painting of the 16th and 17th centuries

Johannes Vermeer, The Geographer, 1669. Oil on canvas, 51,6 x 45,4 cm, Frankfurt, Städel Museum. © Städel Museum MADRID.- Velázquez, Rembrandt, Vermeer: Parallel visions is an exhibition that encourages visitors to not only appreciate the quality and importance of the 72 works on display, some by the most admired painters of 17th-century Europe, but also to establish points of comparison between them. The traditional and long-standing idea of the art produced in different parts of Europe is that it is... [Lire la suite]
20 juin 2019

"Frans Hals, Portraits de famille" à la Fondation Custodia

Frans Hals, Enfants de la famille Van Campen avec une voiture tirée par un bouc (fragment), vers 1623-1625. Huile sur toile. – 152 × 107,5 cm, Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, Bruxelles, inv. 4732  PARIS - Frans Hals (1582/1583-1666) est l’un des plus grands portraitistes du Siècle d’or hollandais et, avec Rembrandt, celui qui a révolutionné ce genre. Surtout réputé pour ses portraits individuels et ses grandes compositions représentant les membres de milices, il a également... [Lire la suite]
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19 mai 2019

In the Age of Rembrandt: Dutch Paintings from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston opens on June 1

Hendrick Avercamp, Winter Landscape near a Village, about 1610–15. Oil on panel. 53.3 x 94.6 cm. Promised gift of Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo, in support of the Center for Netherlandish Art. Courtesy, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. TORONTO, April 29, 2019—For the first time in Canada, the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) presents In the Age of Rembrandt: Dutch Paintings from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, an extraordinary collection of paintings from the Dutch Golden Age. Opening Saturday, June 1,... [Lire la suite]