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]

06 juillet 2016

Jan Brueghel the Elder (Brussel 1568 - 1625 Antwerp), Still life of flowers in a stoneware vase

Lot 11. Jan Brueghel the Elder (Brussel 1568 - 1625 Antwerp), Still life of flowers in a stoneware vase, oil on oak panel, 67 x 51 cm.; 26 3/8  x 20 1/8  in. Estimate 3,000,000 — 5,000,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby's. Provenance: Baron Alphonse von Rothschild, Schloss Schillersdorf (Šilheřovice), Silesia, by 1911 (bears Schillersdorf inventory no. 2684 on a label affixed to the reverse); Appropriated by forced transfer in 1939 and allocated to the Národní galerie, Prague (inv. no. 0-1607); ... [Lire la suite]
18 septembre 2015

Kunsthaus Zürich receives the Knecht Collection of 17th century paintings on long-term loan

Adriaen Coorte, Still Life with a Bundle of Asparagus, Red Cherries and a Butterfly, c. 1693 – 1695. Oil on paper on wood, 25.6 x 19.8 cm. Private collection. ZURICH.- The Kunsthaus Zürich announces that the 50 17th-century Dutch and Flemish paintings on display in the exhibition ‘A Golden Age’ are coming to the Kunsthaus on long-term loan for a number of decades. The exhibition is extended until 10 January 2016. Under an agreement with the Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft, collectors Ferdinand and Karin Knecht from Zurich... [Lire la suite]
07 avril 2015

'Painting Paradise: The Art of the Garden' exhibition on view at Buckingham Palace

Rembrandt van Rijn (Leiden 1606-Amsterdam 1669), Christ and St Mary Magdalen at the Tomb. Signed and dated 1638. Oil on panel, 61.0 x 49.5 cm (support, canvas/panel/str external), RCIN 404816. © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014  LONDON.- Whether a sacred sanctuary, a place for scientific study, a haven for the solitary thinker or a space for pure enjoyment and delight, gardens are where mankind and nature meet. A new exhibition at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace explores the many... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2014

Sotheby's sale includes masterworks from eminent aristocratic and private collections

  Francisco de Zurbarán, Christ on the Cross with the Virgin, Mary Magdalene, and Saint John at his Feet. Photo Sotheby's LONDON.- On 9th July 2014, Sotheby’s London Evening Sale of Old Master and British Paintings will be spearheaded by rare masterworks from some of the world’s most eminent aristocratic and private collections. Combining fascinating history with exceptional provenance, these works represent important moments in the artistic development of many schools and nations, from an early 14th century panel by... [Lire la suite]