29 janvier 2018

Michel Sittow exhibition celebrates Estonian master of Early Netherlandish Art at National Gallery of Art

Michel Sittow, Mary Rose Tudor (1496–1533), Sister of Henry VIII of England, c. 1514, oil on panelKunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, Gemäldegalerie, KHM—Museumsverband WASHINGTON, DC.- Considered Estonia's greatest Renaissance artist, Michel Sittow (c. 1469–1525) was sought after by the renowned European courts of his day, including those of King Ferdinand of Aragón and Queen Isabella of Castile, Philip the Handsome, Margaret of Austria, and Christian II of Denmark. In celebration of the centennial of the establishment of the... [Lire la suite]

04 octobre 2017

Exhibition focuses on the influence 'The Arnolfini Portrait' had on the Pre-Raphaelites

LONDON.- This autumn, one of the most celebrated paintings in the National Gallery, Jan van Eyck’s The Arnolfini Portrait, is being exhibited for the first time alongside works by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and its successors. Focusing on the profound influence this 15th-century masterpiece had on the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Reflections sheds light on the different ways these young British artists of the 19th century responded to the painting and one of its most distinctive features, the convex... [Lire la suite]
13 septembre 2017

Van der Weyden, Rubens and Van Dyck: Flemish masters on view in The Hague

Master of Frankfurt, Portrait of the painter and his wife, 1496, Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp © KMSKA/Lukas – Art in Flanders VZW, photo: Hugo Maertens. THE HAGUE.- Better a good neighbour than a distant friend, so the saying goes. During the autumn of 2017, the Mauritshuis tells the story of Flemish portraiture using a selection of the best Flemish portraits from the Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Antwerp. In the Southern Netherlands (now Belgium), the art of portrait painting came into full bloom... [Lire la suite]
02 septembre 2016

Hans Memling's Triptych of Jan Crabbe reunited in exhibition at The Morgan

Hans Memling (Flemish, ca. 1440–1494), The Triptych of Jan Crabbe, ca. 1467-70. Oil on panel. Center panel: Image courtesy of Pinacoteca Civica di Palazzo Chiericati, Vicenza. Left and right panels: © The Morgan Library & Museum, Photography by Graham S. Haber.  NEW YORK, NY.- Completed around 1470 in Bruges, Hans Memling’s extraordinary Triptych of Jan Crabbe was dismantled centuries ago and the parts were scattered. The inner wings from the altarpiece are among the finest paintings owned by the Morgan Library... [Lire la suite]
24 juillet 2016

Paul Holberton Publishing announces "Hans Memmling: Portraiture, Piety, and a Reunited Altarpiece"

Hans Memling (Flemish, ca. 1440–1494), The Triptych of Jan Crabbe, ca. 1467-70. Oil on panel. Center panel: Image courtesy of Pinacoteca Civica di Palazzo Chiericati, Vicenza. Left and right panels: © The Morgan Library & Museum, Photography by Graham S. Haber. NEW YORK, NY.- Bringing together the scattered elements of Hans Memling’s extraordinary Triptych of Jan Crabbe from New York, Vicenza and Bruges, this book is published to coincide with the first museum exhibition to explore the reconstructed masterpiece in... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2016

Hans Memling, Triptych of Earthly Vanity and Divine Salvation, c.1485

Hans Memling, Triptych of Earthly Vanity and Divine Salvation, c.1485. Oil on oak panel, 22 x 15 cm (each wing), Strasbourg, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Strasbourg. Not only is this work unique in Memling's oeuvre, its theme and form also make it extremely unusual for the art of its era. Physical examination shows that we are dealing with three small panels, which were painted on both sides but subsequently separated. The little triptych is not, however, Memling's first painting on an allegorical and moralising theme, and... [Lire la suite]

12 août 2014

On this day in 1494 the Flemish painter Hans Memling passed away.

Hans Memling, "The Virgin and Child between two Angels" (1480-90). Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid
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22 décembre 2012

Recently discovered 15th century masterwork to be offered at Sotheby's New York

Previously unknown panel by Hans Memling, Christ Blessing, has been in the same American collection for more than 150 years. Photo: Sotheby's.  NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s New York announced the sale of an unrecorded, recently-discovered Hans Memling devotional panel, Christ Blessing, in our upcoming Important Old Master Paintings & Sculpture sale on 31 January 2013 as part of Old Masters Week (est. $1/1.5 million). The panel, which has been in the same New England collection for over 150 years, was completely unknown to... [Lire la suite]
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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]
23 janvier 2011

Follower of Hans Memling, The Virgin and Child

Follower of Hans Memling, The Virgin and Child. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 oil on panel, 20 x 14¾ in. (50.8 x 37.5 cm.). Estimate $100,000 - $150,000 Property of a Family Trust Provenance: with John Levy Galleries, New York, December 1932, as 'Gerard David'.Henry Blank; Sotheby's, New York, 16 November 1949, lot 30, as 'Bruges Master, circa 1490', where purchased byBailey Stanton and Dr. Maurice H. Goldblatt, Chicago, from whom purchased bythe grandfather of the present owners, 10 January 1952, as 'the Master... [Lire la suite]
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