06 septembre 2017

Minneapolis Institute of Art Presents First-Ever Exhibition to Focus on View Paintings as Depictions of Contemporary Events

Giovanni Antonio Canaletto (Italian, 1697-1768), The Grand Canal in Venice from Palazzo Flangini to Campo San Marcuola, c. 1740. Oil on canvas. Bequest of Miss Tessie Jones in memory of Herschel V. Jones. Minneapolis Institute of Art. Minneapolis— The Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) presents the first-ever exhibition to focus on view paintings as depictions of contemporary events. “Eyewitness Views: Making History in Eighteenth-Century Europe” features approximately 40 paintings from the golden age of European view... [Lire la suite]

10 mai 2017

First exhibition to focus on view paintings as depictions of contemporary events opens in L.A.

The Rialto Bridge with the Festive Entry of the Patriarch Antonio Correr (detail), 1735, Michele Marieschi, oil on canvas. Osterley Park, The Palmer-Morewood Collection, National Trust (accepted in lieu of tax and transferred to the National Trust by Her Majesty's Government in 1984). Photo: National Trust Photo Library / Art Resource, NY LOS ANGELES, CA.- Long before today’s fast-paced news cycle, the visual memory of contemporary events in eighteenth-century Europe was shaped and sometimes even manipulated by great... [Lire la suite]
24 novembre 2016

Giovanni Paolo Panini, "Architectural cappriccios with antique ruins" and "Child Children playing in a stream"

Giovanni Paolo Panini (1691 Piacenza - 1765 Rome), A pair of paintings "Architectural cappriccios with antique ruins" and "Children playing in a stream". Oil on canvas, 122 x 130 cm each. Estimate: € 300,000-500,000. Photo Hampel Auction. Accompanied by a report from Professor Ferdinando Arisi.   These spectacular architectural capriccios with figures were probably created about 1715-20 and clearly point to Panini's early work shortly after his arrival in Rome, The architectural... [Lire la suite]
14 septembre 2016

Charles Beddington Ltd à la Biennale des Antiquaires 2016

Giovanni Paolo Panini (Piacenza 1691 – 1765 Rome), Imaginary Palaces with the Death of Ananias, and with David, Bathsheba and Solomon. Oil on canvas, 51 ⅞ x 24 in. (131.7 x 61 cm.) Provenance: Private collection, The Netherlands. © Charles Beddington Ltd Giovanni Paolo Panini (Piacenza 1691 – 1765 Rome) Imaginary Palaces with the Death of Ananias, and with David, Bathsheba and Solomon. Oil on canvas, 51 ⅞ x 24 in. (131.7 x 61 cm.) Provenance: Private collection, The Netherlands. © Charles Beddington Ltd... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2016

Giovanni Paolo Panini (1691 Piacenza - 1765 Rome), Architectural caprices with the myth of Medea

Lot 926. Giovanni Paolo Panini (1691 Piacenza - 1765 Rome), Architectural caprices with the myth of Medea. Oil on canvas. Relined. 168 x 221 cm each. Estimate: € 150,000-200,000. Photo Hampel. These two wonderful, monumental capricci architettonici with figures include mythological scenes in the background did are not Easily deciphered. The most likely interpretation is thatthey depict the sorceress Medea, the wife of Jason. Both paintings are excellent examples of the... [Lire la suite]
24 juin 2016

Sotheby's London Old Masters Evening sale to offer masterworks by Panini and Vernet

Giovanni Paolo Panini (Piacenza 1691 - 1765 Rome), Rome, a view of the Forum looking towards the Capitol, 1751 (detail), signed with initials and dated on a fragment of masonry, lower left: I. P. P. 1751, oil on canvas, 57.8 x 94 cm.; 22 3/4  x 37 in. Estimate £1,000,0001,500,000 / €1,280,000-1,920,000 / $1,460,0002,180,000. Photo Sotheby's. LONDON.- It is hard to imagine a place richer in artistic influence than Rome in the 1750s. With its glorious monuments from Antiquity, masterpieces of... [Lire la suite]

06 avril 2013

Giovanni Paolo Panini (Plaisance, 1691 - Rome, 1765), Vue du Forum romain

 Giovanni Paolo Panini (Plaisance, 1691 - Rome, 1765), Vue du Forum romain. Photo Artcurial - Briest-Poulain-F.Tajan Huile sur toile (Restaurations); 67 x 119 cm (26,13 x 46,41 in.) - Estimation : 120 000 / 180 000 €'VIEW OF THE FORUM ROMANUM', OIL ON CANVAS, BY G. P. PANINIProvenance : Galerie François Heim, Paris, en 1959, n° 26 du catalogue ;Acquis auprès de celui-ci par René Küss ;Vente anonyme ; Londres, Christie's, 7 décembre 2006, n° 17 (invendu) ;Resté dans la famille du professeur René... [Lire la suite]
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29 janvier 2012

"Rembrandt, Rubens and the Golden Age of Painting in Europe from the Speed Art Museum" @ Dixon Gallery and Garden

Adélaïde Labille-Guiard (French, 1749 -1803), Portrait of Madame Adélaïde, about 1787. Oil on canvas, 107 3/4 x 73 3/4 in. Collection of Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY. MEMPHIS, TN.- The Dixon Gallery and Gardens is presenting an exhibition of more than 70 major works by master painters Rembrandt, Rubens, Tiepolo, Gainsborough, Hogarth and others from the renowned collection of the Speed Art Museum in Louisville, Kentucky. On view through April 15, Rembrandt, Rubens, and the Golden Age of Painting illustrates how the... [Lire la suite]
20 septembre 2011

"Architectural Paintings From Renaissance to 18th century" @ Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza and Fundación Caja Madrid, Madrid

On 18 October the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza and Fundación Caja Madrid will be inaugurating the exhibition Architectural Paintings. From Renaissance to 18th Century. It comprises a group of more than 140 paintings from the Renaissance to the 18th century that depict buildings and cities, either as the principal motif or as the background for the depiction of other subjects. The exhibition will aim to show the visiting public the development of these architectural motifs or settings and the wide range of issues that contributed to the... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2011

14th- to 18th-century religious paintings in the collections of the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

MADRID.- Within its Permanent Collection of Old Master Paintings, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza has a group of works depicting episodes from the life of Christ, from his childhood to the period after the Resurrection. Between 2 August and 4 September and in conjunction with the celebration of World Youth Day 2011, the Museum will be presenting the exhibition Encounters. It comprises a selection of nine of the above-mentioned paintings by 14th- to 18th-century artists including Albrecht Dürer, Duccio di Buoninsegna, Giovanni Paolo... [Lire la suite]