25 janvier 2020

'Luminous Figures. Drawings and Stained Glass Paintings from Holbein to Ringler' at Kunstmuseum Basel

Hans Holbein the Elder J., Two unicorns, around 1522/23. Pen in black, gray wash, water-color in places, edging line with red chalk, opened. Sheet: 41.9 x 31.5 cm. Inv. 1662.150. Kunstmuseum Basel-Amerbach-Kabinett. © Basel Museum of Art Martin P. Bühler BASEL - In the sixteenth century, small-format glass paintings are a popular art form in southern Germany and even more so in the Old Swiss Confederacy. In fact, if the scholar Johann Fischart (1546/47–1591) is to be believed, glass... [Lire la suite]

17 juillet 2017

The National Portrait Gallery opens its first exhibition of old master European portrait drawings

Sir John Godsalve by Hans Holbein the Younger, c.1532-4, Royal Collection Trust © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017. LONDON.- The National Portrait Gallery opened its first exhibition of old master European portrait drawings, many rarely seen, and some not displayed for decades, today Thursday 13 July 2017. But while the works on display are by some of the outstanding masters of the Renaissance and Baroque, the drawings in The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt (13 July – 22 October 2017) have been... [Lire la suite]
22 novembre 2016

Exhibition brings to Los Angeles some of the greatest achievements of German Renaissance art

“Renaissance and Reformation: German Art in the Age of Dürer and Cranach” will be on show at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art from November 20, 2016, through March 26, 2017 (Courtesy: SKD) LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is presenting Renaissance and Reformation: German Art in the Age of Dürer and Cranach. Coinciding with the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the exhibition brings to Los Angeles some of the greatest achievements of German Renaissance art. As the only U.S. venue of the... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2015

'Drawing in Silver and Gold: Leonardo to Jasper Johns' opens at the British Museum

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Bust of a warrior, silverpoint on cream prepared paper, c. 1475. © The Trustees of the British Museum. LONDON.- This collaborative exhibition with the National Gallery of Art, Washington charts for the very first time the development across Europe of metalpoint through six centuries from Leonardo to the present day. The show presents a unique gathering of around 100 of the best examples of metalpoint loaned from collections across the globe and also highlights the remarkable graphic holdings... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2010

"Hans Holbein the Elder: The Grey Passion in its Time" @ Staatsgalerie Stuttgart

Hans Holbein the Elder, »The Grey Passion, The Betrayal and Capture of Christ« (Detail), between 1494 and 1500, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart Hans Holbein the Elder’s "The Grey Passion" has undergone thorough and elaborate restoration and – in a unique and exclusive presentation in Stuttgart – is now on display within the context of the most superb works of the artists time. Among the artist’s precursors, contemporaries and successors are such well-known masters as Martin Schongauer, Albrecht Dürer, the Master of 1477... [Lire la suite]