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]
07 décembre 2018

An evening of Old Masters at Christie's realised $53,730,552

Lot 10. Frans Hals (Antwerp 1581/5-1666 Haarlem), Portrait of a gentleman, aged 37; and Portrait of a lady, aged 36; oil on canvas, 36 5/8 x 27 in. (93 x 68.5 cm.); the first inscribed and dated 'ÆTAT· SVÆ 37~ / ANo 1637~ / ~' (upper right); the second inscribed and dated 'ÆTAT· SVÆ 36· / ANo·1637·' (upper left), a pair. Estimate GBP 8,000,000 - GBP 12,000,000. Price realised GBP 10,021,250 (EUR 11,233,821) (USD 12,747,030) to an Anonymous. WORLD RECORD PRICE FOR THE ARTIST AT... [Lire la suite]
04 février 2018

Frans Hals (Antwerp 1582/83 - 1666 Haarlem), Portrait of a man, half-length, wearing a black cape with a white collar

Lot 34. Frans Hals (Antwerp 1582/83 - 1666 Haarlem), Portrait of a man, half-length, wearing a black cape with a white collar, oil on panel, 12 3/8  by 9 5/8  in; 31.3 by 24.3 cm. Estimate 300,000 — 500,000 USD. Lot sold 375,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.  Provenance: Leo Nardus, né Leonardus Salomonson (1868-1955), Suresnes;P.A.B. Widener (1843-1915), Philadelphia;By whom (anonymously) sold, Amsterdam, Frederik Muller, 30 June 1909, lot 7, for 3,500 DFL;With Jacques... [Lire la suite]
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21 novembre 2017

Frans Hals, Portrait of a Bearded Man with a Ruff, 1625

Frans Hals (Dutch, Antwerp 1582/83–1666 Haarlem), Portrait of a Bearded Man with a Ruff, 1625. Oil on canvas, 30 x 25 in. (76.2 x 63.5 cm). The Jules Bache Collection, 1949; 49.7.34 © 2000–2017 The Metropolitan Museum of Art As the original inscription indicates, the sitter was thirty-six when portrayed by Hals. The portrait's immediacy is enhanced by vivid brushwork, strong modeling, and a glance and heartfelt gesture which respond to the viewer. The oval framing device was adapted from Dutch... [Lire la suite]