06 avril 2019

A Backward Glance: Giorgio Morandi and the Old Masters at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

Giorgio Morandi leafing through a art publication [detail]. Photo: Libero Grandi. © Giorgio Morandi, VEGAP, Bilbao, 2019 BILBAO.- The Guggenheim Museum Bilbao presents A Backward Glance: Giorgio Morandi and the Old Masters . This survey of a great 20th-century Italian painter explores the relationships between his still lifes and some of his main art historical sources. This exhibition brings together, for the first time, an extensive selection of Morandi’s exceptional paintings and works by the Old Masters who... [Lire la suite]

30 novembre 2017

Sotheby's announces highlights from the Old Masters Evening Sale

A woman looks at works included in the sale. Courtesy Sotheby’s. LONDON.- Sotheby’s London Old Masters Evening sale on 6 December 2017 covers 400 years of art history, from the visually arresting gold-grounds of the Early Italian Renaissance to one of the last and most important candlelight pictures by Joseph Wright of Derby left in private hands. Highlights also include a luminous 18th-century view of Venice by Bellotto, two recently rediscovered landscapes by Constable, as well as a formidable gallery of portraits... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2013

Attribué à Giuseppe Maria Crespi (1665-1747), Un joueur de viole de gambe

Attribué à Giuseppe Maria Crespi (1665-1747), Un joueur de viole de gambe. Photo Eric Pillon Enchères Toile, probablement un fragment. (Restaurations anciennes). 186 x 115 - Estimation : 15 000 - 20 000 € Eric Pillon Enchères. Dimanche 07 avril à 14h30. Hôtel des Ventes du Château 13, Avenue de Saint-Cloud - 78000 Versailles - EMail : pillon-encheres@wanadoo.fr -Tél. : 01 39 02 40 40
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11 juillet 2009

'A Case for Wine: From King Tut to Today' @ The Art Institute of Chicago

Charles Frederick Kandler (English). Wine Jug (detail), 1739/40. Silver; Height: 34 cm (13 3/8 in.). Gift of the Antiquarian Society. CHICAGO, IL.- The Art Institute of Chicago presents A Case for Wine: From King Tut to Today, opening on July 11, 2009, in the museum’s Regenstein Hall, marking the first time a fine arts museum has explored art through the vine. On view until September 20, 2009, this major exhibition features more than 400 objects drawn from the Art Institute’s extensive encyclopedic collection, in addition to... [Lire la suite]
07 janvier 2009

"Captured Emotions: Baroque Painting in Bologna, 1575 - 1725" @ the Getty Center

Joseph and Potiphar's Wife, Carlo Cignani, Italian, about 1670–1680, Oil on canvas, 39 x 39 in. (99.1 x 99.1 cm). Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden. Photo © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden. Photographer: H.-P. Klut This exhibition tells the extraordinary story of a small group of artists who changed the course of art history. In the decades after the deaths of the great Renaissance masters, such as Raphael and Michelangelo, the art of painting was thought to have gone into steep decline. But... [Lire la suite]
06 novembre 2008

"Captured Emotions: Baroque Painting in Bologna , 1575-1725" @ Getty Museum

Guido Reni (Italian, 1575-1642), Joseph and Potiphar's Wife, about 1630. Oil on canvas. Framed: 154.9 X 199.4 X 7.6 cm. 93.PA.57. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles LOS ANGELES.- Ludovico Carracci (1555-1619) and his two cousins, the brothers Agostino (1557-1602) and Annibale (1560-1609) Carracci, together brought about a revolution in the study and practice of painting that forever changed the history of art. The repercussions on European painting-a measured classicism and the expression of genuine emotion that... [Lire la suite]