27 décembre 2015

Giovanni Bellini (1430/1435-1516, Venice), Madonna and child standing on a parapet, 1460

Giovanni Bellini (1430/1435-1516, Venice), Madonna and child standing on a parapet, 1460. Oil on poplar, 66,30 x 48,60 cm. Ident.Nr. 1177. Gemäldegalerie, Berlin © Photo: Gemäldegalerie der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz. Photo: Jörg P. Anders.
16 octobre 2015

"Titian to Canaletto: Drawing in Venice" opens at the Ashmolean Museum

Giovanni Battista Piazzetta (1682‒1754), Head of a Youth. Black and white chalks on brownish paper, 31.5 x 29.9 cm © Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford.  OXFORD.- Featuring a hundred drawings from the Uffizi, the Ashmolean, and Christ Church, Oxford, Titian to Canaletto is a groundbreaking exhibition based on new research. Venetian art has long been associated with brilliant colours and free brushwork, but drawing has been written out of its history. This exhibition highlights the significance of drawing as a... [Lire la suite]
13 octobre 2015

Nationalmuseum in Stockholm presents research project on the Italian paintings collection

Giovanni Battista Recco (Italian, born c. 1631, dead 1674 or 1676, dead 1674 or 1676), Still Life with Fish and Oysters, 1653. Oil on canvas, 100 x 126. NM 759. Photo: Erik Cornelius/Nationalmuseum. STOCKHOLM.- Since 2009, a huge research project on the Italian paintings collection of Nationalmuseum in Stockholm has been in progress. The collection contains well-known works by great artists but the project has also made new discoveries. The results have been published in a catalogue raisonné to be presented at... [Lire la suite]
26 décembre 2013

Artworks from renowned masters Bellini, Botticelli and Titian on view in Edmonton

Titian (Tiziano Vecellio), Christ and the Adulteress, ca. 1508–10. Oil on canvas. 54 13/16 x 71 1/2 in. (139.2 x 181.7 cm). Glasgow Museums; Bequeathed by Archibald McLellan, 1856 (181). ©CSG CIC Glasgow Museums Collection. Photo courtesy American Federation of Arts. EDMONTON.- Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums brings together 41 artworks by 35 different artists that vividly trace the achievements in Italian painting—from the religious works of the late-Middle Ages and Renaissance to the... [Lire la suite]
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23 octobre 2013

Städel Museum opens exhibition by the most important artist of the German Renaissance

  Albrecht Dürer: Portrait of a young woman with her hair, 1497, canvas, 56.3 x 43.2 cm © U. Edelmann - Städel Museum - ARTOTHEK FRANKFURT. From 23 October 2013 to 2 February 2014, the Städel Museum will present Albrecht Dürer (1471–1528) – presumably the most important artist of the German Renaissance – in a comprehensive special exhibition. The show will encompass more than 280 works, including some 200 by Dürer himself. It will feature the German master’s oeuvre in the full breadth and diversity of the artistic means of... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2013

"Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums" at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art

Giovanni Bellini, Virgin and Child, ca. 1480–85. Oil and tempera on panel;37 15⁄16 x 31 13⁄16 in. Glasgow Museums; Bequeathed by Mrs. John Graham-Gilbert, 1877. © CSG CIC Glasgow Museums Collections. Photo courtesy American Federation of Arts. OKLAHOMA CITY, OK.- This fall visitors have an unprecedented opportunity to view some of the greatest works in the history of Italian art as the Oklahoma City Museum of Art presents Of Heaven and Earth: 500 Years of Italian Painting from Glasgow Museums. This... [Lire la suite]


27 juillet 2013

Giovanni Bellini (about 1430 - 1516), A portrait of a boy, Venice, about 1475

Giovanni Bellini (about 1430 - 1516), A portrait of a boy, Venice, about 1475. Oil on wood. Purchased 1946 (No.46.11). The Barber Institute of Fine Arts. This panel originally formed the lid of an inheritance chest. This was constructed to hold the marble bust of Angelo Probi who died in 1474. He was ambassador to Venice for the King of Naples. The portrait therefore probably shows his son who muses sadly on his father’s fate. The inscription on the marble ledge records that it is the work of Giovanni Bellini, the Venetian.... [Lire la suite]
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26 août 2012

Vierge à L'Enfant entourés de Saint Pierre et Saint Antoine provenant du château de Serrant. Atelier de Giovanni Bellini

Vierge à L'Enfant entourés de Saint Pierre et Saint Antoine provenant du château de Serrant. Atelier de Giovanni Bellini (Venise, entre 1525 et 1533 - Venise, 1516). Italie, début du XVIe siècle. Photo Kohn Panneau transposé sur toile. H. 67,5 cm, L. 96,5 cm. Restaurations Classé monument historique. Arrêté de classement en date du 29 mars 2001 Provenance Collection Prince de Ligne-La Trémoïlle, Château de Serrant, La Vierge apparaît au centre de la composition, la tête légèrement... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2011

Reopening of the “Old Masters” collection in the basically refurbished old Städel Museum building

Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472–1553) - Venus, 1532(1.5MB). Photo: Städel Museum - ARTOTHEK. FRANKFURT.- The reopening of the Main River wing with the new presentation of the Städel’s "Old Masters” (1300–1800) collection on December 15, 2011 marks the conclusion of the comprehensive refurbishment measures in the old museum building. Developed by Prof. Dr. Jochen Sander, chief curator of the "Old Masters” collection and Deputy Director of the Städel, the new presentation benefits essentially from the recovery of the historical main... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2011

"Art for the Nation: Sir Charles Eastlake @ the National Gallery"

Bono da Ferrara, Saint Jerome in a Landscape, about 1440. Egg tempera on poplar, 52 x 38 cm. The National Gallery, London. Bought, 1867 LONDON.- This summer, the history of the National Gallery comes alive in Room 1. Art for the Nation introduces the first Director of the Gallery: Sir Charles Lock Eastlake (1793–1865), a man described by one contemporary as the ‘Alpha and Omega’ of the Victorian art world. The exhibition shows a handful of Eastlake’s purchases of Italian Renaissance art and also demonstrates, using little-known... [Lire la suite]
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