17 février 2019

Exhibition presents the most outstanding works from the Princely Collections

Peter Paul Rubens, Venus in front of the mirror, around 1614/1615. Oil on wood. © LIECHTENSTEIN. The Princely Collections, Vaduz–Vienna. VIENNA.- On the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the founding of the Principality of Liechtenstein in 2019, the Albertina Museum is presenting a comprehensive selection of the most outstanding works from the Princely Collections under the title From Rubens to Makart. The museum is also devoting a simultaneous, separate jubilee exhibition to the Viennese watercolor, an... [Lire la suite]

02 janvier 2018

Exhibition at the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum brings together works by Arcimboldo

Giuseppe Arcimboldo (Milán, 1526-1593), Flora meretrix, c. 1590. Oil on panel, 74,5 x 57,5 cm (90.5 x 73.5 cm framed). Cassetta frame in pietre dure designed by Federico Zeri, c. 1970. Private Collection BILBAO.- The Bilbao Fine Arts Museum is presenting the exhibition Arcimboldo. The Floras and Spring. It brings together the three works by the artist housed in Spanish collections, in addition to other paintings and documentation that help to provide a context for them. In total, the exhibition... [Lire la suite]
16 avril 2017

"Bosch, Brueghel, Arcimboldo. Fantastique et merveilleux" aux Carrières de Lumières

© Nuit de Chine / © Kunsthistorisches Museum / Bridgeman Images / © DR LES BAUX-DE-PROVENCE.- Les Carrières de Lumières présentent leur sixième exposition d’art immersive : Bosch, Brueghel, Arcimboldo. Fantastique et merveilleux, du 4 mars 2017 au 7 janvier 2018. Produite par Culturespaces et réalisée par Gianfranco Iannuzzi, Renato Gatto et Massimiliano Siccardi, avec la collaboration musicale de Luca Longobardi, cette nouvelle création invite le spectateur à explorer le monde foisonnant peint par ces grands maîtres du XVIe... [Lire la suite]
20 octobre 2015

Exhibition of masterpieces from the Austrian Hapsburg dynasty brings imperial splendor to Atlanta

Giuseppe Arcimboldo (Italian, 1527-1593), Fire, 1566, oil on panel, 26 3/16 × 20 1/16 inches (66.5 cm × 51 cm). Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria. ATLANTA, GA.- A major American collaboration brings masterworks amassed by one of the longest-reigning European dynasties to the High Museum of Art. “Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna's Imperial Collections,” on view Oct. 18, 2015, through Jan. 17, 2016, showcases masterpieces and rare objects from the collection of the Habsburg Dynasty—the emperors of the... [Lire la suite]
19 avril 2014

Exhibition of masterpieces from the Austrian Habsburg dynasty brings imperial splendor to the U.S.

Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Fire, 1566; 66.5 x 51 cm. Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. MINNEAPOLIS, MN.- In 2015, a major American collaboration will bring masterworks amassed by one of the longest-reigning European dynasties to the United States. "Habsburg Splendor: Masterpieces from Vienna's Imperial Collections" showcases masterpieces and rare objects from the collection of the Habsburg Dynasty—the emperors of the Holy Roman Empire and other powerful rulers who commissioned extraordinary artworks now in the collection of the... [Lire la suite]
04 février 2014

First public display of two magnificent paintings by Arcimboldo opens at Fundacion Juan March

Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Flora, 1589. Private collection. Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Flora meretrix, ca. 1590. Private collection. MADRID.- The Fundacion Juan March opened the exhibition Giuseppe Arcimboldo. Two Paintings of Flora, which is the first public display of two magnificent oils on panel by the Italian artist Arcimboldo, one dating from 1589 and the other from around 1590. Both come from private collections and although they are referred to in the relevant literature they have not been included in the most recent major... [Lire la suite]
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21 juillet 2013

A year of success for the British Museum: Once again the leading visitor attraction in the UK

Bronze statue of a woman fastening her dress. From the Villa of the Papyrii, Herculaneum, 1st century BC to 1st century AD. © Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Napoli e Pompei / Trustees of the British Museum. LONDON.- The British Museum launched the Annual Review 2012/13, celebrating the successes of the previous year and looking forward to future activity. In 2012 the BM was once again the leading visitor attraction in the UK (with 5.575 million visitors) and a virtual audience of 27.3 million. One in four... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2013

Workshop of Giuseppe Arcimboldo (Milan 1527-1593), The Four Seasons: Anthropomorphic Allegories Composed of Fruits and Plants

Workshop of Giuseppe Arcimboldo (Milan 1527-1593), The Four Seasons: Anthropomorphic Allegories Composed of Fruits and Plants. Photo courtesy Sotheby's Summer bears signature and date on the collar: GIVSEPPE/ ARCIMBOLDO / 1573Winter emblazened on the shoulder with the two crossed swords of Meissen, the coat-of-arms of the Saxe family; a set of four, all oil on canvas, each: 75 by 61 cm.; 29 1/2 by 24 in. Estimate 300,000-500,000 GBP PROVENANCE: Probably Elizabeth of Bohemia, the Winter... [Lire la suite]
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06 août 2012

Ecole Italienne du 17è, Les quatre saisons

Ecole Italienne du 17è, suiveur de Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Le Printemps. Photo Antoine Aguttes Ecole Italienne du 17è, suiveur de Giuseppe Arcimboldo, l'Eté. Photo Antoine Aguttes Ecole Italienne du 17è, suiveur de Giuseppe Arcimboldo, L'Automne. Photo Antoine Aguttes Ecole Italienne du 17è, suiveur de Giuseppe Arcimboldo, L'Hiver. Photo Antoine Aguttes Suite de quatre toiles. Lot 513. Estimation : 35 000 / 40 000 € Four oils on canvas, 31 ½ x 43 in. Antoine... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2012

Rare and rediscovered paintings lead Christie's Old Master paintings and drawings sales

Hans Memling (Seligenstadt 1430/40-1494 Bruges), The Virgin Mary nursing the Christ Child. Oil and gold on panel, circular, 6 7/8 in. (17.4 cm.) diameter. Est: $6,000,000-8,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012 NEW YORK, N.Y.- Christie’s announces its upcoming auctions of Old Master Paintings and Old Master Drawings on January 25-26, 2012, offering a superb selection of rarities, rediscoveries and masterpieces. The sales will be led by a graceful tondo painting of The Virgin Nursing the Christ Child by Hans Memling, one of two... [Lire la suite]