12 octobre 2017

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to receive landmark gifts of Dutch and Flemish art

Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston BOSTON, MASS.- Today, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, announces that Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo and Susan and Matthew Weatherbie have made a commitment to give their exceptional collections of 17th-century Dutch and Flemish art to the Museum—a donation that will constitute the largest gift of European paintings in MFA history. The Boston-area collectors plan to give the MFA not only their art collections, but also a major research library and funding to establish a Center for... [Lire la suite]

11 octobre 2015

The Rijksmuseum presents an exhibition of Asian treasure in Dutch interiors

AMSTERDAM.- The exhibition 'Asia in Amsterdam; Exotic Luxury in the Golden Age' also presents many 17th century paintings: still-lifes and portraits of citizens who had themselves painted among their newly acquired items of Asian luxury. The exhibition is being organised in cooperation with the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, USA. The loan items originate in such far-flung places as Moscow, St Petersburg, Versailles, London, Oxford, Madrid and Stockholm. Sensation Made of special, precious materials and adorned with... [Lire la suite]
09 mai 2013

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston reopens renovated Art of the Netherlands in the 17th Century Gallery

Jan de Bray (Dutch, 1627–1697), Portrait of a Boy holding a Basket of Fruit, 1658. Oil on panel. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Charles H. Bayley Picture and Painting Fund and other funds. Photo: © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. BOSTON, MASS.- The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, has unveiled one of its grandest spaces, the new Dutch and Flemish gallery, which has opened to the public after a nearly year-long renovation. The transformed Art of the Netherlands in the 17th Century Gallery features seven paintings by Rembrandt Harmensz. van... [Lire la suite]
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17 novembre 2012

National Gallery of Art acquires major works across media by Ligon, Castle, Fornari, Asselijn, Tripe, and more

Jan van der Heyden, View Down a Dutch Canal, c. 1670. Oil on panel, 32 x 39 cm. National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of George M. and Linda H. Kaufman. WASHINGTON, DC.- At its recent meeting in October, the Board of Trustees of the National Gallery of Art accepted an impressive array of new acquisitions, augmenting the collections of paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, illustrated books, and photographs. These new works include a major painting by the midcareer African American artist Glenn Ligon; a select group of... [Lire la suite]
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01 octobre 2012

The Scuderie del Quirinale opens exhibition by the greatest Dutch painter of the 17th century

Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675), The Little Street, 1658 circa. Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum Gift of H.W.A. Deterding, London © Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam ROME.- At long last, Rome hosts a major retrospective of the work of Johannes Vermeer, the greatest Dutch painter of the 17th century, whose art is not represented in any Italian collection nor has it ever been the object of a structured, in-depth study in this country. The Scuderie del Quirinale exhibition includes a meticulous selection of works by Vermeer – extremely rare, and held in... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2011

Rarely Seen Masterworks from the Dutch Golden Age on View at the Legion of Honor This Summer

Godfried Schalcken (Made 1643-1706 The Hague), Young Girl Eating Sweets, 1680–85. Oil on panel, 7 3/8 x 6 1/8 inches (18.6 x 15.5 cm). The Rose-marie and Eijk van Otterloo Collection. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- One of the world's best private collections of 17th-century Dutch and Flemish paintings, including masterworks by Rembrandt, Frans Hals, Gerrit Dou, Jan Steen and others, is on view at the Legion of Honor from July 9 through October 2, 2011. Organized by the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts, where it debuted earlier... [Lire la suite]
01 mars 2011

"Golden: Dutch and Flemish Masterworks from the Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo Collection" @ Peabody Essex Museum

Willem Claesz. Heda (1594-1680), Still Life with Glasses and Tobacco, 1633. Oil on panel, 20 x 29 ¾ inches (50.8 x 75.6 cm). The Rose-Marie and Eijk van Otterloo Collection. Image courtesy Peabody Essex Museum  SALEM, MA.-One of the world's best private collections of 17th-century Dutch and Flemish paintings, including masterworks by Rembrandt, Frans Hals, Gerrit Dou, Jan Steen and others, were unveiled this winter at the Peabody Essex Museum(PEM) in Salem, Massachusetts. Golden: Dutch and Flemish Masterworks from the... [Lire la suite]
01 février 2009

"Pride of Place: Dutch Cityscapes of the Golden Age" @ the West Building, National Gallery of Art, Washington

Daniel Vosmaer (Dutch, active 1650 - 1666), Delft from an Imaginary Loggia, 1663; oil on canvas, 90.5 x 113 cm (35 5/8 x 44 1/2 in.) Museum Het Prinsenhof, Delft WASHINGTON, DC.- Visitors will travel back in time to Dutch cities of the 17th century during Pride of Place: Dutch Cityscapes of the Golden Age, on view February 1 through May 3, 2009, in the West Building, National Gallery of Art, Washington. The exhibition of 48 paintings and 23 maps, atlases, and illustrated books will offer a breathtaking survey of the Dutch... [Lire la suite]
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