05 décembre 2018

Jan Brueghel the Elder, An extensive coastal landscape with fishermen landing and selling their catch, Jonah being cast overboar

Lot 11. Jan Brueghel the Elder (1568 - 1625), An extensive coastal landscape with fishermen landing and selling their catch, Jonah being cast overboard,  signed and dated lower right: BRVEGHEL/1595, bears the Barberini Fidecommesso painted number of 1816 lower left: F.57., oil on copper, 26 x 35 cm.; 10 1/4  x 13 3/4  in. Estimate 1,000,000 — 1,500,000 GBP. Lot sold 2,050,000 GBP. © Sotheby's. Provenance: Cardinal... [Lire la suite]
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13 février 2018

Stadel Museum opens a comprehensive special exhibition dedicated to Peter Paul Rubens

Peter Paul Rubens, Crown of thorns (Ecce homo), detail, c. 1612. Oil on panel, 125,7 cm × 96 cm © The State Hermitage Museum, Sankt Petersburg 2017 FRANKFURT.- Almost no other artist exercised such a decisive influence on European Baroque painting as Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640) did. The Städel Museum in Frankfurt dedicates a comprehensive special exhibition to the world-renowned artist, which is on show from 8 February to 21 May 2018: Rubens. The Power of Transformation comprises about one... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2018

Clark Art Institute presents noted drawings from the Eugene V. Thaw Collection

Jörg Breu the Younger (German, c. 1510-1547), Artybios on Horseback Attacking Onesilus, 1543. Pen and black ink and gray wash with white gouache on gray paper, 8 3/4 × 6 11/16 in. (22.2 × 17 cm). Gift in Honor of Charles Ryskamp on his 10th Anniversary as Director. Morgan Library & Museum, Thaw Collection, 1978.38. WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS.- Over the past fifty years, New York art dealer and philanthropist Eugene V. Thaw assembled one of the world’s finest private collections of drawings. The collection,... [Lire la suite]
06 janvier 2018

Sotheby's Master Paintings Evening Sale to offer paintings spanning from the 14th - 19th century

 NEW YORK, NY.- An exceptional selection of European paintings, spanning from the 14th to the 19th centuries will be offered in Sotheby’s Evening Sale of Master Paintings on 1 February 2018 in New York. Highlighting the annual Masters Week sale series, the Evening Sale exhibition will be on public view in Sotheby’s New York galleries beginning 26 January.  The February sale features a rare and striking portrait of Cristoforo Segni, Maggiordomo to Pope Innocent X, painted and signed by Velazquez and Cremonese... [Lire la suite]
28 octobre 2017

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art exhibits 90 Dutch and Flemish Drawings from the Golden Age

Hans Bol (1534-1593), “A Covered Wagon Traversing a Road between Two Inns", 1580, Image © Victoria and Albert Museum OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLA.- The Oklahoma City Museum of Art will open special exhibition, “Master Strokes: Dutch and Flemish Drawings from the Golden Age,” organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London Oct. 28. This marks the first time this collection, featuring 90 masterpieces by artists such as Peter Paul Rubens, Sir Anthony van Dyck and Rembrandt van Rijn, has been exhibited outside Europe. “This... [Lire la suite]
16 février 2017

The Holburne Museum opens first exhibition devoted to the Bruegel dynasty

Pieter Brueghel the Younger, Wedding Dance in the Open Air, 1607–1614, oil on panel, 36.6 × 49 cm, A45, © The Holburne Museum. Photography by Dominic Brown. BATH.- The Holburne Museum announces the UK’s first exhibition devoted to the Bruegel dynasty, including recent attributions for two paintings from the Museum’s own collection. Bruegel: Defining a Dynasty unravels the complex Bruegel family tree, revealing the originality and diversity of Antwerp’s famous artistic dynasty across four generations through 29 works,... [Lire la suite]

30 octobre 2016

Prado Museum opens first exhibition to be devoted to a woman painter

MADRID.- Having previously been seen in Antwerp, the Museo del Prado is now showing the The Art of Clara Peeters, an exhibition on this female painter who formed part of the first generation of European artists to specialise in still-life painting and was among the very few women to devote her professional activities to painting in early modern Europe. The presence at the Prado of this group of fifteen major works by Peeters will emphasise the achievements of this highly gifted and exquisite artist, whose known... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2016

Flemish landscape paintings on view at Kunsthalle im Lipsiusbau

Jan Brueghel d. J. and imitators, Landscape with the creation of the animals, oil on oak, 53.7 x 81 cm, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister. Copyright : SKD DRESDEN.- Dizzying vistas of river valleys and mountain peaks, the impenetrable thicket of a forest bustling with countless animals, the idyllic quiet of a lake in the evening light. What we now call landscapes weren’t always seen that way – and they certainly weren’t depicted that way either. In the special exhibition ‘Paradise on Earth: Flemish Landscape Painting... [Lire la suite]
26 septembre 2016

Timken Museum of Art celebrates the San Diego Zoo's 100th anniversary with animal-themed exhibition

Jan Brueghel the elder, The Entry of Animals into Noah’s Ark, 1613, oil on panel, 54.6 x 83.8 cm (21 ½ x 33 in.) On loan from The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. SAN DIEGO, CA.- Inspired by the San Diego Zoo’s 100th Anniversary, the Timken joins six prominent Balboa Park institutions in a collaboration of animal-themed exhibitions for 2016. The Timken’s exhibition, Blessed Beasts and Curious Creatures: Animal Processionals from the 13th to the 21st Centuries, runs September 23 through December 11, 2016 and... [Lire la suite]
07 juillet 2016

Masterpieces from the past attract collectors from around the world at Sotheby's

Jean-Etienne Liotard's A Dutch Girl at Breakfast - One of the last and finest oil paintings by the artist remaining in a Private Collection –realised £4.41 million / $5.69 million / €5.16 million. Photo: Sotheby's.  LONDON.- Over the last two days, at Sotheby’s London, masterpieces from the past attracted collectors from around the world, with over 50 countries and 40% more people participating in our sales of Old Master paintings, sculpture, works of arts and drawings and the highly anticipated Treasures... [Lire la suite]