07 septembre 2017

Life and death take centre stage in still life exhibition at Guildhall Art Gallery

Alexander James, ‘The Great Leveller’, 2010, from ‘Vanitas’, Chromogenic print, mounted to polished aluminium plate, Face mounted with museum grade ar acrylic, 19 x 25 cm. Courtesy Guildhall Art Gallery. LONDON.- Nature Morte seeks to illustrate how leading artists of the 21st century have reinvigorated still life, a genre previously synonymous with the 16th and 17th centuries. This major exhibition will be one of the largest ever presented at the Guildhall Art Gallery with works displayed by artists including... [Lire la suite]

20 mars 2017

"FANTIN-LATOUR. À fleur de peau" au Musée de Grenoble

Henri Fantin-Latour, Capucines doubles, 1880. Huile sur toile. 62,8 x 42,5 cm, Victoria and Albert Museum, Londres © Victoria and Albert Museum, Londres GRENOBLE - Au musée du Luxembourg jusqu’au 12 février 2017, l’exposition FantinLatour. À fleur de peau sera présentée au musée de Grenoble à partir du 18 mars 2017. Cette rétrospective, qui rend hommage au plus célèbre peintre d’origine grenobloise du XIXe siècle, met en lumière, ce qui par-delà l’évidence de ses admirables bouquets de fleurs et de ses fascinants... [Lire la suite]
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09 septembre 2016

Painting owned by Chelsea Flower Show founder offered at Bonhams 19th Century Art Sale

Henri Fantin-Latour (French, 1836-1904), Roses. Estimate: £200,000-300,000. Photo: Bonhams LONDON.- Roses, a charming still life painted by Henri Fantin-Latour (1936-1904), and once owned by Sir Harry Veitch, a founding member of the Chelsea Flower Show, is one of the leading works in Bonhams next 19th Century, Victorian and British Impressionist Art sale in London on 28 September. Executed in 1889, it is estimated at £200,000-300,000. Born in Exeter, Sir Harry Veitch was one of the leading horticulturalists of... [Lire la suite]
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10 février 2016

Henri Fantin-Latour (1836 – 1904), Floral Still Lifes in private collections

Henri Fantin-Latour (1836 – 1904), Cyclamens, 1860, oil on canvas. Private Collection. Henri Fantin-Latour (1836 – 1904), Autumn Flowers, 1861, oil on canvas. Private Collection. Henri Fantin-Latour (1836 – 1904), Dahlias, Queens Daisies, Roses and Corn Flowers, 1861, oil on canvas. Private Collection. Henri Fantin-Latour (1836 – 1904), Flowers, 1861, oil on canvas, 47 x 48.9 cm. Private Collection. Henri Fantin-Latour (1836 – 1904), Camelias and Tulips,... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2016

Fantin-Latour set free in Bonhams' 19th Century Paintings Sale

Henri Fantin-Latour (French, 1836-1904), La Nuit, signed 'Fantin' (lower right), pastel on canvas, 84 x 66cm (33 1/16 x 26in). Estimate £80,000-120,000 (€100,000 - 150,000). Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- La Nuit, which will be offered in Bonhams’ 2nd March 19th Century European, Victorian and British Impressionist Art sale with an estimate of £80,000-120,000, is one of the finest examples of Henri Fantin-Latour’s dramatic break away from the conservative style that dominated most of his... [Lire la suite]
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15 juillet 2013

The first exhibition to focus on fashion in the works of the Impressionists opens in Chicago

Henri Fantin-Latour (French, 1836–1904), Édouard Manet, 1867. Oil on canvas; 46 5/16 x 35 7/16 in. (117.5 x 90 cm). The Art Institute of Chicago, Stickney Fund CHICAGO, IL.- The groundbreaking and critically acclaimed exhibition Impressionism, Fashion, and Modernity, which opened in Paris in October 2012, landed at the Art Institute this summer as the final stop on its world tour. Organized by the Art Institute of Chicago, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the Musée d’Orsay, Paris, the exhibition broke... [Lire la suite]
26 août 2009

"Fantin-Latour 1836-1904" @ Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

This autumn the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid is presenting Fantin-Latour 1836-1904, the first major monographic exhibition to be devoted in Spain to this French painter. It has been organised in conjunction with the Fundaçao Calouste Gulbenkian in Lisbon, where it can be seen this summer.The exhibition features a comprehensive selection from the artist’s oeuvre comprising 70 paintings, drawings and prints loaned from museums and institutions around the world. Using a chronological arrangement that follows Fantin-Latour’s... [Lire la suite]
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