01 février 2014

The Myth of the Golden Age: Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring creates stir in Italy

Johannes Vermeer, La ragazza con l'orecchino di perla, circa 1665  BOLOGNA (AFP).- Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer's "Girl with a Pearl Earring" is going on show in the city of Bologna in Italy next month but the arrival of the celebrated painting of a young beauty is already causing a stir. "There is an incredible fever surrounding this painting," the director of the exhibition, Marco Goldin, told AFP-TV at a press presentation. "Clearly we are expecting a big success. In just a few weeks we have already sold... [Lire la suite]

08 mai 2009

"The Bend on Herengracht" on Display @ the Rijksmuseum

Gerrit Berckheyde, De bocht van de Herengracht (1671-72) (Acquisition) AMSTERDAM.- Starting on Tuesday, 12 May 2009, ‘The Bend on Herengracht’ (1671 72) by Gerrit Berckheyde will makes its debut at the Rijksmuseum. Immediately after its acquisition in September 2008, the painting was featured as one of the highlights of the successful exhibition ‘Pride of Place’ in the Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis in The Hague. It was then exhibited at The National Gallery in Washington until 3 May 2009. The painting’s acquisition was made... [Lire la suite]
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01 février 2009

"Pride of Place: Dutch Cityscapes of the Golden Age" @ the West Building, National Gallery of Art, Washington

Daniel Vosmaer (Dutch, active 1650 - 1666), Delft from an Imaginary Loggia, 1663; oil on canvas, 90.5 x 113 cm (35 5/8 x 44 1/2 in.) Museum Het Prinsenhof, Delft WASHINGTON, DC.- Visitors will travel back in time to Dutch cities of the 17th century during Pride of Place: Dutch Cityscapes of the Golden Age, on view February 1 through May 3, 2009, in the West Building, National Gallery of Art, Washington. The exhibition of 48 paintings and 23 maps, atlases, and illustrated books will offer a breathtaking survey of the Dutch... [Lire la suite]
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