13 août 2021

Acquisition of portrait miniature brings new narratives to the Allen's Gallery of European Art

Giovanna Garzoni (Italian, 1600–1670), A portrait of the Ethiopian traveler Zaga Christ, 1635, Watercolor and bodycolor on vellum monted on card; silver frame is later, Museum Friends Fund, 2021.21, Allen Memorial Art Museum. OBERLIN, OH.- The Allen Memorial Art Museum’s gallery of 17th- and 18th-century European art has been reimagined to reveal global stories of encounter and exchange. Central to the new installation is a significant acquisition: a portrait of the Ethiopian traveler Zaga Christ by the... [Lire la suite]

29 juin 2019

Exhibition explores Dutch and Spanish painting of the 16th and 17th centuries

Johannes Vermeer, The Geographer, 1669. Oil on canvas, 51,6 x 45,4 cm, Frankfurt, Städel Museum. © Städel Museum MADRID.- Velázquez, Rembrandt, Vermeer: Parallel visions is an exhibition that encourages visitors to not only appreciate the quality and importance of the 72 works on display, some by the most admired painters of 17th-century Europe, but also to establish points of comparison between them. The traditional and long-standing idea of the art produced in different parts of Europe is that it is... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2018

'Utrecht, Caravaggio and Europe' presents 70 masterpieces at the Centraal Museum

Gerrit van Honthorst (1590-1657), The Procuress, 1625, Centraal Museum, Utrecht. © Centraal Museum, Utrecht UTRECHT.- At the start of the Dutch Golden Age, Rome was the centre of the world. Young painters from across Europe made their way to the Eternal City, where – so the rumour went – the painter Caravaggio had caused a revolution. A new realism in the art of painting, unparalleled drama, grand gestures and mysteries of light: everyone wanted to see it for themselves. Among them were the... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2017

"Beyond Caravaggio" exhibition opens at the National Gallery of Ireland

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio  (1571-1610), 'Boy Bitten by a Lizard', ca. 1593-1595, Fondazione di Studi di Storia dell’Arte Roberto Longhi, Florencia. © Fondazione di Studi di Storia dell’Arte Roberto Longhi  DUBLIN.- The highly anticipated exhibition Beyond Caravaggio opened this Saturday 11 February in the National Gallery of Ireland. Out of a total of 42 major works from the sixteenth and seventeenth century, four are master paintings by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2015

Hendrick ter Brugghen (1588-1629, Utrecht), Esau sold his birthright

Hendrick ter Brugghen (1588-1629, Utrecht), Esau sold his birthright. Oil on canvas, 94.8 x 116.3 cm. Ident.Nr. 1982. Gemäldegalerie, Berlin © Photo: Gemäldegalerie der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin - Preußischer Kulturbesitz. Photo: Jörg P. Anders. 
30 mai 2015

"Northern Baroque Splendor" to make last scheduled U.S. appearance in Cincinnati

 Abraham van Beyeren (1620/21—1690), Banquet Still Life.  Oil on canvas, 118.2 x 167.6 cm. HOHENBUCHAU COLLECTION, on Permanent Loan to LIECHTENSTEIN. The Princely Collections, Vienna.   CINCINNATI - One of the largest and most diverse collections of Northern Baroque art assembled in recent decades will soon be on view at the Cincinnati Art Museum. Featuring artists from Rubens to Ruisdael, Northern Baroque Splendor, the HOHENBUCHAU COLLECTION from: LIECHTENSTEIN. The Princely... [Lire la suite]

15 mai 2014

Dutch and Flemish works of art lead Christie's Sale of Old Master Paintings in New York

Caspar Netscher (1639-1684), Woman feeding a parrot. Oil on panel, 18 1/8 x 14 5/8 in. (46 x 37 cm.) Estimate: $2,000,000-3,000,000. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2014. New York – Christie’s is pleased to present the spring auction of Old Master Paintings on June 4, which will feature 112 lots of exceptional rarity and importance, with Dutch and Flemish masterworks anchoring the sale.  The majority of the works are fresh to the market, hailing primarily from prominent private collections. The sale also features... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2011

Hendrick Ter Brugghen (1588-1629), attribué à., « Les disciples d'Emmaüs ».

Hendrick Ter Brugghen (1588-1629), attribué à., « Les disciples d'Emmaüs ».  Photo Audap & Mirabaud - Paris Toile. 141,5 x 206 cm. Estimation : 400 000 / 600 000 €Provenance :- Collection privée milanaise depuis le début du XVIIIe siècle.- Vente anonyme, Milan, 28 novembre 2007, lot 67 (comme “ suiveur de Caravage “, 340 000 €).Bibliographie : - Probablement Benedict NICOLSON : Hendrick ter Brugghen (Londres, 1958), le tableau mentionné dans la notice A 73 comme une copie du tableau de Vienne (coll. privée milanaise).-... [Lire la suite]
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21 décembre 2010

Two Masterpieces by Hendrick ter Brugghen to Be Together for First Time @ the National Gallery of Art

Hendrick ter Bruggen’s Saint Sebastian Tended by Irene (1625). Oil on Canvas. Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio. R. T. Miller Jr. Fund, 1953. WASHINGTON, DC.- The National Gallery of Art welcomes the Allen Memorial Art Museum of Oberlin College's Saint Sebastian Tended by Irene (1625) by Hendrick ter Brugghen. The painting will be the focal point of Larger Than Life: Ter Brugghen's Saint Sebastian Tended by Irene, a focus installation celebrating two of Ter Brugghen's most luminous and lyrical compositions, on... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2010

Masterworks from Ohio Museum Summer in New York City

"Saint Sebastian Tended by Irene", painted by Hendrick ter Brugghen in 1625. REUTERS/The Allen Memorial Art Museum at Oberlin College. NEW YORK (REUTERS).- One museum's renovations are another's exhibition. Thus, 20 masterworks from Oberlin College's Allen Memorial Art Museum in Ohio will summer at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York while the Allen Museum is closed for renovations. From March 16 through August 29, 19 paintings and one sculpture from one of the finest college or university collections in the... [Lire la suite]