17 avril 2019

Tiepolo in Milan: The Lost Frescoes of Palazzo Archinto at The Frick Collection

Perseus and Andromeda (detail; 1730), Giovanni Battista Tiepolo. Photo: Michael Bodycomb; courtesy Frick Collection, New York. NEW YORK - The Frick Collection will reunite a series of preparatory paintings and drawings related to Giambattista Tiepolo’s (1696–1770) first significant project outside of Venice, a series of ceiling frescoes for Palazzo Archinto in Milan, executed between 1730 and 1731. The paintings were commissioned by Count Carlo Archinto (1670–1732), whose family distinguished itself in the... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2019

"Le Musée Pouchkine. Cinq cents ans de dessins de maîtres" à la Fondation Custodia

Le Musée Pouchkine à la Fondation Custodia. PARIS - Cette première grande rétrospective des œuvres graphiques du musée Pouchkine en France couvre les écoles européennes et russes, du XVe au XXesiècle. À travers une sélection de plus de 200 œuvres, le public pourra saisir la richesse de cette remarquable collection moscovite. Dürer, Véronèse, Rubens, Fragonard, Tiepolo, Friedrich, Kandinsky, Picasso, Matisse, Modigliani, Chagall ou encore Malevitch sont mis à l’honneur aux côtés de grands noms de... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2018

Centro Culturale Candiani exhibits over 70 works from the Hermitage in St. Petersburg

VENICE.- Over 70 works from the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, including 20 paintings by great sixteenth to eighteenth-century Venetian masters, which return to Venice after centuries, appear alongside drawings and paintings from the Venetian civic collections, revealing shared aspects of collecting history between Venice and St. Petersburg. Veronese, Titian, Tiepolo, Canaletto and Guardi Works never before displayed in Italy and which indeed in some cases have never left the Hermitage are on show in Mestre, including... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2018

New exhibition highlights 450-year-old terracotta bust by famed sculptor Alessandro Vittoria

Alessandro Vittoria, Giulio Contarini (detail), c. 1570-1576, painted terracotta, 74.3 x 61 x 30.7 cm with integral base. Photo: NGC OTTAWA.- From June 13 to September 16, 2018, the National Gallery of Canada presents Masters of Venetian Portraiture: Veronese, Tiepolo, Vittoria as part of its Masterpiece in Focus series. Featuring 17 works – including three sculptures, 12 works on paper, one book and one painting – the exhibition looks at how portraiture played a key role in... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2017

Sotheby's: Top 10 Old Masters of 2017

2017 was another impressive year for Old Masters at Sotheby's, with saleroom successes on both sides of the Atlantic including a record-breaking result for Joseph Wright of Derby's arresting An Academy by Lamplight which sold for £7.3 million, more than double its estimate. J.M.W. Turner's Ehrenbreitstein, one of only six works by the artist still in private hands, sold for £18.5 million in London in July. Click through to see the top results from across sales in New York and London. Joseph Mallord William... [Lire la suite]
28 août 2017

Exhibition at the Kimbell Art Museum focuses on the life of Giacomo Casanova

  Giacomo Casanova, by his brother Francisco Giuseppe Casanova, 1750-1755. FORT WORTH, TX.- Notorious today for his amorous pursuits, Giacomo Casanova (1725–98) was esteemed by his contemporaries as a charming conversationalist, expert on many topics, and an international man of letters. He traveled widely throughout the continent, with extended sojourns in his native Venice, Paris, London, and much of Eastern Europe, mingling with royalty, popes and luminaries such as Voltaire and Benjamin Franklin along the way. This... [Lire la suite]

23 février 2017

Dessins Anciens et du XIXe siècle chez Christie's Paris, le 22 mars 2017

© Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Paris - Le 22 mars, le département Dessins Anciens et du XIXe siècle présentera sa vente annuelle. La vente du 22 mars s’inscrit dans le cadre des Journées du Dessin qu’organise la maison du 22 au 24 mars à l’occasion des foires Le Salon du Dessin et Drawing Now Paris. Cinq ventes seront ainsi proposées aux amateurs des XIXe et XXe siècles : Une collection française et Dessins Anciens et du XIXe siècle le 22 mars, Atelier... [Lire la suite]
19 janvier 2017

Christie's announces Sales of Old Master & British Drawings and Old Masters Prints

Lot 75. Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes (Fuendetodos 1746-1828 Bordeaux), A hunter with his dog in a landscape, numbered by the artist '96' and with number in pen and ink '42' (Madrazo album III), point of the brush and brown ink, scraping, fragmentary watermark crest surmounted by a cross, 8 x 5½ in. (20.2 x 14.1 cm.). Estimate $600,000-800,000. © Christie’s Images Limited 2017. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announced the sale of Old Master & British Drawings on January 24 followed by the... [Lire la suite]
16 janvier 2017

Seven Centuries from the Woodner Collections Celebrated at National Gallery of Art, March 12–July 16, 2017

Benvenuto Cellini, A Satyr, 1544/1545, pen and brown ink with brown wash over black chalk on laid paper; laid down, with framing line in brown ink, overall: 41.6 x 20.3 cm (16 3/8 x 8 in.), National Gallery of Art, Washington, Woodner Collection, Patrons' Permanent © 2016 National Gallery of Art Washington, DC—Ian Woodner assembled an extraordinary collection of over 1,000 old master and modern drawings, making him one of the 20th century's most important collectors. More than 150 works from his... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2015

Meant to Be Shared: Selections from the Arthur Ross Collection of European Prints at the Yale University Art Gallery

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, Dutch, 1606–1669, Old Man with a Divided Fur Cap, 1640. Etching and drypoint, sight in frame (trimmed to plate): 14.9 x 13.5 cm (5 7/8 x 5 5/16 in.). The Arthur Ross Collection, 2012.159.2. Photo credit: Yale University Art Gallery. The Yale University Art Gallery is delighted to announceMeant to Be Shared: Selections from the Arthur Ross Collection of European Prints at the Yale University Art Gallery, an exhibition presenting highlights of the more than 1,200 prints donated to the Gallery in... [Lire la suite]