01 février 2018

Major exhibition features artistic masterpieces from the glorious Church of the Gesù

The Triumph of the Name of Jesus. Oil on paper, laid down on canvas 64 3/16 x 43 11/16 in. (163.03 x 110.96 cm), Princeton University Art Museum. Museum purchase, Fowler McCormick, Class of 1921, Fund and Laura P. Hall Memorial Fund, 2005-34, Photo: Princeton University Art Museum / Art Resource, NY. FAIRFIELD, CONN.- The Fairfield University Art Museum is presenting a major international loan exhibition—The Holy Name. Art of the Gesù: Bernini and his Age, which is on view in the museum’s Bellarmine Hall Galleries from... [Lire la suite]

17 juillet 2017

The National Portrait Gallery opens its first exhibition of old master European portrait drawings

Sir John Godsalve by Hans Holbein the Younger, c.1532-4, Royal Collection Trust © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017. LONDON.- The National Portrait Gallery opened its first exhibition of old master European portrait drawings, many rarely seen, and some not displayed for decades, today Thursday 13 July 2017. But while the works on display are by some of the outstanding masters of the Renaissance and Baroque, the drawings in The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt (13 July – 22 October 2017) have been... [Lire la suite]
12 janvier 2016

Of royal and noble descent: Sotheby's to offer works of art from Palazzo Sacchetti, Rome

La Galleria: Palazzo Sachetti. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Hot on the heels of its record-breaking sale of the Grimani tables last December, Sotheby’s London will present a selection of 460 fascinating royal and aristocratic heirlooms in its “Of Royal and Noble Descent” auction on 19 January 2016. This year’s exciting group of Old Master paintings and sculpture, furniture, decorative arts and vertu is spearheaded by works of arts that formerly adorned the Palazzo Sacchetti - the famous Renaissance palace in the... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2015

J. Paul Getty Museum acquires recently rediscovered 'Bust of Pope Paul V' by Bernini

Bust of Pope Paul V, 1621, Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680), marble. J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. Photo courtesy of Sotheby’s. LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today the Museum is acquiring Bust of Pope Paul V (1621) by the great Baroque artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Italian, 1598-1680). The posthumous life-sized sculpture was the first official papal portrait Bernini created; he was twenty-three. Commissioned by Bernini’s famous patron, Cardinal Scipione Borghese, it was part of the Borghese... [Lire la suite]
26 mai 2015

Collection of drawings by Michelangelo and other Italian masters on view at the Cantor Arts Center

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Italian, 1598–1680), Seated Male Nude, ca. 1618–24. Red chalk, heightened with white, on buff laid paper. Museum purchase, Laura P. Hall Memorial Fund and Fowler McCormick, Class of 1921, Fund (2005-128). STANFORD, CA.- Nearly 100 masterworks from the 15th through the 20th centuries—accompanied by new research and fresh insights—went on view at the Cantor Arts Center May 22 in 500 Years of Italian Master Drawings from the Princeton University Art Museum. The exhibition, which is organized... [Lire la suite]
09 janvier 2014

Domenico Tiepolos lead Old Master Drawing Sale at Sotheby's New York on 29 January

NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s sale of Old Master Drawings in New York on 29 January 2014 will present a rich survey of three and a half centuries of European drawings, particularly from the Italian and Netherlandish schools, during Old Masters Week. Leading the sale are two very different, yet equally magical images by Giandomenico Tiepolo, who captures the spirit of 18th century Venetian life like no other artist. Incontro al molo: a ‘codega’ showing the way to a noble couple on a molo is a magnificent and superbly preserved drawing and... [Lire la suite]

07 octobre 2012

Bernini's terracotta models illuminate his unique creative process in Met Museum exhibition

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Angel with the Superscription (detail) Ca. 1667–68. Terracotta, 14 ¼ x 7 5/8 x 7 1/8 in. Museo Nazionale del Palazzo di Venezia, Rome. Photo: Anthony Sigel. NEW YORK, NY.- To visualize life-size or colossal marbles, the great Baroque sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598–1680) began by rapidly modeling small clay sketches. Fired as terracotta, these studies are bold, expressive works in their own right. Together with related drawings, they preserve the first traces of Bernini’s fervid imagination and unique... [Lire la suite]
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01 décembre 2011

Baroque masterpiece The Medusa by Gian Lorenzo Bernini @ the Legion of Honor in San Francisco

Gian Lorenzo Bernini, The Medusa, 1640s. Carrara marble. Musei Capitolini, Rome. Photo: Andrew Fox/FAMSF SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- The Musei Capitolini in Rome are lending San Francisco one of their greatest treasures, the Baroque masterpiece The Medusa by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, one of history’s finest sculptors and a leading figure in 17th-century Italian art and architecture. This loan is part of The Dream of Rome, a project initiated by the mayor of Rome to exhibit timeless masterpieces in the United States from 2011 through 2013. The... [Lire la suite]
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07 octobre 2011

"From Renaissance to Rodin: Celebrating the Tanenbaum Gift" @ The Art Gallery of Ontario

Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Italian, 1598-1680), Pope Gregory XV, 1621. Marble, 83.2 x 62.3 cm w/marble base. Gift of Joey and Toby Tanenbaum, 1997 TORONTO, ON.- The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) celebrates the long-standing patronage of Joey and Toby Tanenbaum with an exhibition comprising highlights from the masterworks the couple has donated to the gallery over almost four decades. Featuring 28 Old Master paintings and five sculptures, From Renaissance to Rodin: Celebrating the Tanenbaum Gift is currently on view in the Walter C.... [Lire la suite]
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18 décembre 2008

Ottavio LEONI dit il Padovanino (1578-1630). Portrait en buste de Gian Lorenzo Bernini dit le Cavalier BERNIN (1598-1630)

Ottavio LEONI dit il Padovanino (1578-1630). Portrait en buste de Gian Lorenzo Bernini dit le Cavalier BERNIN (1598-1630) Eau-forte datée 1622. Signée en bas. 24,8 x 17,3 cm. Estimation : 600 / 800 € Vente du Samedi 20 décembre 2008. Tableaux Anciens et Modernes, Mobilier et Objets d'Art, Art Russe. Damien Leclere - Marseille