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]

02 janvier 2019

Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art presents Dutch masterpieces in a new light

Johannes Vermeer (Dutch, Delft 1632-1675 Delft), Young Woman with a Water Pitcher, ca. 1662. Oil on canvas, 18 x 16 in. (45.7 x 40.6 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Marquand Collection, Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1889, 89.15.21. NEW YORK, NY.- Dutch paintings of the 17th century—the Golden Age of Rembrandt, Hals, and Vermeer—have been a highlight of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection since the Museum's founding purchase in 1871 . The exhibition In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at The... [Lire la suite]
23 août 2018

Daxer & Marschall Kunsthandel, Stand 372

Jan Steen (1626 - Leiden - 1679), The Alchemist, 1668. Oil on canvas, 106 x 82 cm. Signed and dated 'JSteen 1668'. Image courtesy Daxer & Marschall Kunsthandel / Stand 372.  Engraved by François Godefroy (Bois-Guillaume 1743 - 1819 Paris) in reverse, under the title Les souffleurs et le paisan crédule, circa 1758-83. Provenance: Extensive provenance back to the 18th century and on request; restituted to the heirs of Daniel Wolf in 1948 by the Stichting Nederlands Kunstbezit... [Lire la suite]
11 février 2018

Mauritshuis exhibition reveals an unfamiliar side of Jan Steen

 Jan Steen, Moses and Pharaoh’s Crown, c.1670. Canvas, 78 x 79 cm, Mauritshuis, The Hague (acquired with the support of the BankGiro Lottery). THE HAGUE - In the exhibition Jan Steen’s Histories, the Mauritshuis will exhibit a selection of Jan Steen’s finest history paintings. This seventeenth-century Dutch artist is best known as a painter of chaotic and disorderly scenes of everyday life, which gave rise to the popular Dutch proverb ‘a Jan Steen household’. But he also painted very different... [Lire la suite]
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10 novembre 2017

'The Art of Laughter: Humour in the Golden Age' opens at the Frans Hals Museum

Frans Hals, Pekelharing, 1628-30, oil on canvas, 75 x 61,5 cm, Museumlandschaft Hessen Kassel, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Kassel HAARLEM.- Rarely have more humorous paintings been produced than in the Dutch Golden Age. Naughty children, stupid peasants, foolish dandies and befuddled drunks, quack doctors, pimps, procuresses, lazy maids and lusty ladies – they figure in large numbers in Golden Age masterpieces. The Art of Laughter: Humour in the Golden Age presents the first ever overview of humour in seventeenth-century... [Lire la suite]
11 octobre 2017

Philadelphia Museum to Present Centenary Exhibition Dedicated to Renowned Collection of European Old Master Art

Antonello da Messina (Antonello di Giovanni di Michele de Antonio), Italian (active Messina, Naples, and Venice), 1456- 1479, Portrait of a Young Gentleman, 1474. Oil on panel, 12 5/8 x 10 11/16 inches (32.1 x 27.1 cm). Philadelphia Museum of Art, John G. Johnson Collection, 1917. © 2017 Philadelphia Museum of Art. PHILADELPHIA - This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection, a major exhibition focusing on one of the finest collections... [Lire la suite]

07 octobre 2017

63 Dutch Masters return home to Holland for an exhibition at the Hermitage Amsterdam until 27 May 2018

Rembrandt van Rijn, Flora, 1634 © State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg AMSTERDAM.- For the first time in its existence, the Hermitage Amsterdam is holding an exhibition devoted to one of the most spectacular treasures of the State Hermitage museum in St Petersburg: its collection of seventeenth-century Dutch paintings. The selection of works in the Dutch Masters from the Hermitage: Treasures of the Tsars exhibition totals sixty-three paintings by no fewer than fifty different artists, including six by... [Lire la suite]
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]
12 novembre 2016

Dutch Old Masters from Budapest on view at the Frans Hals Museum

Frans Pietersz de Grebber, Portrait of a Young Woman, 1632, Szépmüvészeti Múzeum, Budapest. HAARLEM.- This winter the Frans Hals Museum entertains distinguished visitors from the Szépmüvészeti Múzeum in Budapest. For three months from 12 November 2016 more than eighty works by Netherlandish masters from one of the finest museum collections in the world will be our guests. Unlike leading museums with comparable collections, such as the Louvre and the National Gallery, the Hungarian museum’s collection is an... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2016

At Home in Holland: Vermeer and his Contemporaries from the British Royal Collection at The Mauritshuis

Johannes Vermeer, Lady at the Virginals with a Gentleman ('The Music Lesson'), c.1660-1662, Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2016 THE HAGUE.- "The Music Lesson" by Johannes Vermeer returns to the Netherlands this autumn for the first time in twenty years. This masterpiece, part of the British Royal Collection, was last on display in the Mauritshuis in 1996, as part of the major Johannes Vermeer exhibition. The painting will be the highlight of this autumn’s exhibition At Home in Holland:... [Lire la suite]