19 octobre 2021

Getty acquires 16th-century painting by Jacopo Bassano

Jacopo Bassano (Italian, c. 1510-1592), The Miracle of the Quails, 1554, J. Paul Getty Museum.  LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum has acquired a monumental 16th-century painting by Venetian artist Jacopo Bassano (Italian, c. 1510-1592). The Miracle of the Quails, executed in 1554, is among the artist’s largest and most ambitious works “The Miracle of the Quails is an exceptional example of Bassano’s distinctive artistic style and his juxtaposing of historical subjects with everyday people in a... [Lire la suite]
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20 juillet 2019

Major Exhibition Traces the History of Pastel in Art at National Gallery of Art, September 29, 2019, through January 26, 2020

William Merritt Chase, Study of Flesh Color and Gold, 1888, pastel on paper coated with mauve-gray grit (on strainer), overall: 45.7 x 33 cm (18 x 13 in.), National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Raymond J. and Margaret Horowitz. Washington, DC—In a major new exhibition opening this fall, the National Gallery of Art will examine the beauty and depth of pastel, tracing its rich history from the Renaissance to the present day. The Touch of Color: Pastels at the National Gallery of Art will feature some 70 exquisite... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2017

Renaissance Venice. The Triumph of Beauty and the Destruction of Painting at Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

Palma Vecchio (Jacopo Negretti), Portrait of a young woman known as "La Bella", ca. 1518-20. Oil on canvas. 95 x 80 cm © Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid MADRID - From 20 June to 24 September 2017, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is hosting Renaissance Venice. The Triumph of Beauty and the Destruction of Painting, an exhibition devoted to Venetian art of the sixteenth century – its first zenith – and featuring nearly 100 works by artists such as Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese, Bassano, Giorgione and Lotto. It sets out to show how the... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2016

Jacopo Bassano, The Baptism of Christ, ca. 1590

Jacopo Bassano (Jacopo da Ponte) (Italian, Bassano del Grappa ca. 1510–1592 Bassano del Grappa), The Baptism of Christ, ca. 1590. Oil on canvas, 75 1/2 x 63 1/8 in. (191.8 x 160.3 cm). Partial and Promised Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Fisch, 2012; 2012.99 © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. This unusual, haunting nocturnal altarpiece depicting the Baptism was left unfinished in the artist's studio at his death in 1592. Contemporaries described it as "sketched in" and "incomplete," as is... [Lire la suite]
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14 février 2012

"BEAUTÉ ANIMALE. de Dürer à Jeff Koons" @ Galeries nationales du Grand Palais PARIS

  Melchior D’Hondecoeter, Paons, mâle et femelle 1681. Huile sur toile, 113 x 134 cm © Service presse Réunion des musées nationaux – Grand Palais / Agence Bulloz  Depuis la Renaissance, artistes et naturalistes n’ont cessé d’observer les animaux et de les représenter avec toute l’exactitude possible. Néanmoins, le naturalisme s’arrête là où commencent la norme et la morale : des critères éthiques et esthétiques sont mis en place, qui motivent les différences de point de vue. Ainsi, les manières de représenter une... [Lire la suite]
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12 août 2009

"Titien, Tintoret, Véronèse… Rivalités à Venise" @ Musée du Louvre

Tiziano Vecellio, dit Titien (1488/90-1576), Vénus au miroir, Huile sur toile, 1, 25 x 1, 05 m, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Andrew W. Mellon Collection, Inv. 1937.1.34 © Courtesy Board of Trustees of The National Gallery of Art, Washington Paris. Evénement au musée du Louvre :du 17 septembre 2009 au 4 janvier 2010,  les plus grands peintres de Venise au XVIe siècle se donnent rendez-vous dans le Hall Napoléon pour une exposition révélant à travers leurs oeuvres les rapports d’émulation ou de compétition qu’ils... [Lire la suite]
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22 décembre 2008

Unprecedented Reciprocal Loan Collaboration Between the Frick and Norton Simon Museum

Jacopo Bassano (Jacopo da Ponte), Italian, (c. 1510–1592), The Flight into Egypt, c. 1544–45. Oil on canvas 48 ½ x 77 ¼ inches. Norton Simon Art Foundation NEW YORK, NY.- Established decades apart and on separate coasts, New York’s Frick Collection and the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, CA, are both fine examples of a museum type that focuses on the viewpoint and taste of an individual founder. Henry Clay Frick was by no means the first American to create a museum for the public with his own holdings, but the 1935 opening of... [Lire la suite]
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