09 octobre 2022

Columbia Museum of Art traveling exhibition makes hometown stop

Venetian Workshop, possibly that of Michele Giambono (Italian, active mid-15th century). The Virgin and Four Saints, c. 1450–1460. Tempera painting on fruitwood panel. Gift of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation. COLUMBIA, SC.- The Columbia Museum of Art opened its fall exhibition European Splendors: Highlights from the Kress Collection, on view Saturday, October 1, 2022, through Sunday, January 1, 2023. The exhibition offers occasion to reconsider Renaissance art through the lens of the CMA’s remarkable holdings — largely off... [Lire la suite]

18 juin 2018

Classic Beauties unveils the sensual enchantment of Neoclassicism

© State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg AMSTERDAM.- Saturday 16 June 2018 marked the opening day of Hermitage Amsterdam’s new exhibition, Classic Beauties. Artists, Italy and the Esthetic Ideals of the 18th Century. The show tells the story of the artists and tourists, who flocked to Italy, and more especially Rome, in the second half of the eighteenth century. From all over Europe they travelled to the Eternal City in search of inspiration and to see for themselves the newly excavated classical Greco-Roman sculptures and... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2018

The Cleveland Museum of Art presents "Eyewitness Views: Making History in Eighteenth-Century Europe"

The Bucintoro Departing from Molo (detail), 1710. Luca Carlevarijs (Italian, 1663–1730). Oil on canvas; 134.8 × 259.4 cm. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 86.PA.600.  CLEVELAND, OH.- Eyewitness Views: Making History in Eighteenth-Century Europe showcases outstanding masterworks by revered artists who recorded some of the most newsworthy events and impressive spectacles of eighteenth-century Europe. Whether depicting a triumphal procession, a joyous celebration, or the catastrophic eruption of a volcano, the... [Lire la suite]
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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