06 février 2019

The Fondation de l'Hermitage opens a major exhibition on English painting of the Victorian period

Frederick Sandys, Vivien, 1863. Huile sur toile, 64 x 52,5 cm. Manchester Art Gallery © Manchester Art Gallery / Bridgeman Images. LAUSANNE.- The Fondation de l’Hermitage is presenting a major exhibition on English painting of the Victorian period (1837-1901). A selection of nearly 60 works, most on show for the first time in Switzerland, illustrate the diversity and fascinating originality of 19th-century English art. The great upheavals of the Industrial Revolution are reflected in striking genre scenes depicting... [Lire la suite]

18 juillet 2017

Works by Van Gogh and Monet headline Woodshed Art Auctions' July 26th sale

FRANKLIN, MASS.- A tempera on paper painting attributed to Claude Monet (1840-1926), titled Study for Gare Saint-Lazare, and a tempera and gouache on paper attributed to Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890), titled Morning, Going to Work, are expected star lots in Woodshed Art Auctions’ next Prestige Collection sale, a 65-lot internet-only fine art auction ending July 26th.  With a pre-sale estimate of $100,000-$160,000, the Monet is the auction’s expected top lot. It is signed verso and marked “Gallery Simon, Paris,” stamped and... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2016

James McNeill Whistler's 'Portrait of the artist's mother, 1871' travels to National Galley of Victoria

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American 1834–1903, Arrangement in grey and black no. 1: Portrait of the artist’s mother, 1871, oil on canvas, 144.3 x 162.5 cm, Musée d’Orsay, Paris (RF 699) © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée d’Orsay) / Jean-Gilles Berizzi.  MELBOURNE.- One of the world’s most iconic paintings, James McNeill Whistler’s Portrait of the artist’s mother, 1871, has been unveiled at the National Gallery of Victoria in its Australian debut. On loan from the Musée d’Orsay, Paris, and exhibited exclusively at the... [Lire la suite]
25 avril 2014

National Museums Scotland acquires rare cabinet painted by James Abbott McNeill Whistler

The Whistler cabinet © Ian Jacobs Photography EDINBURGH.- National Museums Scotland has acquired a magnificent maple cabinet designed by Edward William Godwin and painted by the renowned artist, James Abbott McNeill Whistler. The acquisition has been made possible by generous funding from the Art Fund and the National Museums Scotland Charitable Trust. The object is hugely important in the history of nineteenth century art and applied arts. In the style of the Anglo-Japanese aesthetic movement, the cabinet is the result of an... [Lire la suite]
28 juillet 2013

"An American in Venice: James McNeill Whistler and His Legacy" opens at the Arkell Museum

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Fishing Boat, 1879-1880, etching on laid paper, SUAC 998.017. CANAJOHARIE, NY.- An American in Venice: James McNeill Whistler and His Legacy from the Syracuse University Art Collection will open at the Arkell Museum at Canajoharie, NY on July 28, 2013.  In 1879 American artist James McNeill Whistler arrived in Italy with a commission from the Fine Arts Society of London to create twelve etchings of Venice. He had already gained international recognition for his paintings Symphony No 1: The White... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2012

Doyle New York sets world auction records in American Art, European Art, and Modern & Contemporary Art

James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American, 1834-1903), White and Pink (The Palace). Signed with the artist's butterfly device (rc). Chalk and pastel on gray paper; 7 3/4 x 11 7/8 inches  Mat stain around the extreme perimeter. Minuscule tack holes at corners. Slight moisture stain at extreme right corner. Pastel is not fixed. Colors are fresh and vibrant. Estimate $150,000-200,000. Sold for $650,500. Photo Doyle New York  Provenance: Louisine and Henry O. Havemeyer, by descent to... [Lire la suite]
21 avril 2009

James Abbott McNeill Whistler @ The Frick Collection

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Harmony in Pink and Grey: Portrait of Lady Meux, 1881–82, oil on canvas, The Frick Collection. Photo: Michael Bodycomb. NEW YORK, NY.- This summer The Frick Collection will present a focus exhibition dedicated to the colorful and often controversial artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834–1903). The Frick’s ensemble of four full-length portraits by Whistler will be displayed in the museum’s Oval Room alongside his evocative seascape, Symphony in Grey and Green: The Ocean (1866). The... [Lire la suite]