27 décembre 2019

Giovanni Bellini (Venice 1425/30-1516), Christ carrying the Cross

Lot 5. Giovanni Bellini (Venice 1425/30-1516), Christ carrying the Cross, oil on panel, marouflaged, 47.7 x 36.5 cm.; 18¾ x 14⅜ in. Estimate: 150,000 - 200,000 GBP. Lot sold 795,000GBP. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Chiesa delle Salesiane, Murano, until the occupation of Venice by the French, 1798 (according to Heinemann 1959, see Literature); In the collection of Schiélin, a banker, Paris (according to Heinemann 1959); Count Wilhelm de Pourtalès, Paris, until 1889; By descent to... [Lire la suite]
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19 septembre 2018

'Mantegna and Bellini' at National Gallery, London, 1 October 2018 – 27 January 2019

LONDON - In autumn 2018, the National Gallery will present a tale of two artists, their families and their cities; an interlinked story of art, family, rivalry, marriage, pragmatism, and personality – Mantegna and Bellini. This exhibition is the first ever devoted to the relationship between two of the greatest artists of the Italian Renaissance: Giovanni Bellini (active about 1459–1516) and Andrea Mantegna (1430/1–1506). Through exceptionally rare loans of paintings, drawings, and sculpture, travelling to... [Lire la suite]
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10 octobre 2017

Exhibition includes masterpieces by one of the most celebrated painters of the Italian Renaissance

Giovanni Bellini, Sacred Allegory, about 1500-1504. Tempera (?) and oil on wood panel. Gallerie degli Uffizi, Florence. Photo: Scala/Ministero per i Beni e le Attività culturali / Art Resource, NY. LOS ANGELES, CA.- One of the most beloved and influential religious painters of the Italian Renaissance, Giovanni Bellini (Venice, about 1435-1516) was also a master in depicting landscape. His paintings of religious scenes often featured evocative natural settings that were as important and affecting as their human... [Lire la suite]
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28 mars 2017

Major new exhibition reveals the central place of religion in the Italian Renaissance home

Studio of Sandro Botticelli, Virgin and Child, Florence, c.1480–90, oil on panel. Bequeathed by Charles Brinsley Marlay, 1912 © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge CAMBRIDGE.- The Fitzwilliam Museum opened a major new exhibition that reveals the central place of religion in the Italian Renaissance home from March 7 - 4 June 2017. ‘Madonnas and Miracles’ shows how religious beliefs and practices were embedded in every aspect of domestic life. Challenging the idea of the... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2017

Exhibition at Denver Art Museum features paintings by Titian, Giorgione and Bellini rarely seen in the U.S.

DENVER, CO.- The Denver Art Museum is presenting Glory of Venice: Masterworks of the Renaissance, Denver’s first-ever exhibition to illustrate the development of Venice’s own distinct Renaissance style from the second half of the 1400s to the early 1500s. The exhibition explores the city’s artistic evolution, as it shifted from a center of local significance, to the internationally recognized model of pictorial excellence admired by generations to follow.   The exhibition features about 45 significant works,... [Lire la suite]
24 septembre 2016

'Glory of Venice: Masterworks of the Renaissance' at the Denver Art Museum (DAM)

Vittore Carpaccio, Annunciation, 1504. Oil on canvas; 50 × 54-3/4 in. Galleria Giorgio Franchetti alla Ca' d'Oro, Venice. Image Photographic Archive, Polo museale del Veneto, granted by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism; reproduction prohibited.  DENVER - Experience the extraordinary creativity of Venice from the mid-1400s to early 1500s, when artists forged a Renaissance style that was distinctly Venetian. Through this artistic evolution, the city became an internationally recognized model... [Lire la suite]

14 mars 2016

Royal Academy of Arts in London presents a focused survey of the Venetian Renaissance

Giorgione, Portrait of a Young Man ('Giustiniani Portrait'), c. 1497-99. Oil on canvas. 57.5 x 45.5 cm. Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, inv. 12A. With kind permission of the Gemäldegalerie, Berlin. © Photo: Jörg P. Anders. LONDON.- The Royal Academy of Arts presents In the Age of Giorgione, a focused survey of the Venetian Renaissance during the first decade of the sixteenth century. The exhibition sheds new light on this pivotal period, which laid the foundations for the Golden Age of Venetian... [Lire la suite]
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]