21 juin 2023

Rembrandt: True to Life now on view at National Gallery of Victoria International

REMBRANDT Harmensz. van Rijn,Two old men disputing (1628), oil on wood panel, 72.4 x 59.7 cm. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Felton Bequest, 1936 (349-4). MELBOURNE.- Rembrandt: True to Life is the most comprehensive exhibition of the prolific seventeenth century Dutch artist’s work held in Australia in more than 25 years. Tracing Rembrandt’s extraordinary four decades-long career, the exhibition emphasises the artist’s innovations in printmaking through more than 100 etchings drawn from... [Lire la suite]

10 mars 2020

The Ashmolean opens first exhibition in the UK to examine Rembrandt's early years

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–69), Self-portrait in a cap, wide-eyed and open-mouthed, 1630. Etching and drypoint on laid paper, 5.2 x 4.7 cm, Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford. OXFORD.- Young Rembrandt is the first major exhibition in the UK to examine the early years of one of the greatest artists of all time. Looking at Rembrandt’s first decade at work, from 1624–34, the show charts a career on a truly meteoric path. How was it that in his earliest known work, The Spectacles Seller (1624-25),... [Lire la suite]
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11 janvier 2020

Jan Lievens masterpiece featuring Rembrandt as model to be offered at Sotheby's

Jan Lievens (Leiden 1607 – 1674 Amsterdam), A Woman Embraced by a Man (Rembrandt van Rijn), 1626-1627, oil on canvas. Estimate $4/6 million. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- On offer from the private collection of J.E. Safra, A Woman Embraced by a Man, is an early masterpiece by one of the most fascinating and enigmatic Dutch painters of the 17th century and is now believed to feature none other than Rembrandt van Rijn as the model for the man.The oil on canvas was painted in 1626-1627, when Lievens was only... [Lire la suite]
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06 octobre 2019

Christie's announces Classic Week in New York, bringing together nine auctions

NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces Classic Week in New York, bringing together nine auctions featuring 19th-century European Art, Old Master paintings and sculpture, Antiquities, The Exceptional Sale, and Books and Manuscripts, which is joining the marquee sales week for the first time. Three distinguished private collections will be offered in dedicated sales: The Collection of Dr. Anton Pestalozzi of important Greek and Roman portraiture; The Collection of Lewis and Ali Sanders of superb French furniture and clocks; and a... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2017

Rembrandt's 'Self Portrait at the Age of 34' on loan to the Norton Simon Museum

Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606-1669), Self Portrait at the Age of 34, 1640. Oil on canvas, 102 x 80 cm © The National Gallery, London. PASADENA, CA.- The Norton Simon Museum presents an installation of Rembrandt’s striking Self-Portrait from 1640, on loan from The National Gallery, London this winter season. Titled Self Portrait at the Age of 34, the painting captures the image of the artist in his middle age: affluent, self-confident and wise. Its installation at the Norton Simon Museum marks the first... [Lire la suite]
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29 décembre 2016

"Chefs-d’oeuvre de la Collection Leiden, Le siècle de Rembrandt" au Musée du Louvre

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669), Autoportrait au regard plongé dans l'ombre, 1634, Huile sur panneau, 71,1 x 56 cm. © New York, The Leiden Gallery PARIS - Dans le cadre de sa saison dédiée au Siècle d’or hollandais, le musée du Louvre présente une sélection des principaux chefs-d’œuvre des peintres du XVIIe siècle hollandais, issue de la collection de Thomas Kaplan et son épouse Daphné Recanati Kaplan. Rassemblée pour la première fois dans un grand musée international, cette sélection met à l’honneur la plus... [Lire la suite]

25 juillet 2016

Jan Lievens, Still Life with Books, c. 1627 - c. 1628

Jan Lievens, Still life with Books, c. 1627 - c. 1628, oil on panel, h 91cm × w 120cm. Purchased with the support of the Stichting tot Bevordering van de Belangen van het Rijksmuseum, 1963. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
07 septembre 2012

Sweden's Nationalmuseum announces acquisition of a painting by artist Jan Lievens

Jan Lievens, Painting of St Paul, ca. 1627-29. Oil on canvas. Photo: Linn Ahlgren/Nationalmuseum STOCKHOLM.- Nationalmuseum’s extensive collection of Dutch old masters has been enriched with the addition of a leading work by Jan Lievens. The painting of Saint Paul is dated 1627–1629 and was originally part of the Sparre collection. This is one of Nationalmuseum’s most significant acquisitions of recent years. Jan Lievens (1607–1674) was born in Leiden, where he joined the studio of Joris van Schooten in 1615, before moving to... [Lire la suite]
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30 octobre 2010

Tronies: Dialogue Between Marlene Dumas and the Old Masters @ Haus der Kunst in Munich

Cornelis Cornelisz. van Haarlem, Porträt eines Narren, um 1596. Öl auf Holz, 46,5 x 33,5 cm. Collection Theater Instituut Nederland *MUNICH.- The dialogue-exhibition contrasts works by Marlene Dumas with historical examples of the Tronie art form. Tronies are portrait paintings that are characterized by a particularly virtuosic handling of the artistic means, intense expressiveness and individual physiognomy. It was only recently that Tronies were discovered to be an independent form of painting through art historical research.... [Lire la suite]
10 février 2009

"Jan Lievens: Out of Rembrandt's Shadow" @ The Milwaukee Art Museum

Jan Lievens (Dutch, 1607–1674), The Cardplayers, ca. 1623-1624. Oil on canvas, 38 7/16 x 41 9/16 in. Private collection. (Detail) MILWAUKEE, WI.- The Milwaukee Art Museum has announced that the Dutch master Jan Lievens used Rembrandt van Rijn as a model in four works painted over approximately six years between c. 1623 and 1628. Highlighting the close working relationship between the artists, three of the paintings can be seen in Jan Lievens: Out of Rembrandt's Shadow February 7–April 26 at the Museum. Recent research by... [Lire la suite]
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