04 novembre 2019

'Pre-Raphaelite Sisters' Presents A New Narrative of the Iconic Art Movement

Elizabeth Siddal is the model in John Everett Millais, Ophelia, 1865-66, oil on canvas, 76 x 110 cm. Courtesy: National Portrait Gallery, London. LONDON - The male artists of the 19th-century movement are collectively known as the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. But what about the sisters? Elizabeth Siddal, Evelyn de Morgan, Effie Gray, Joanna Wells – some have made it into the art history books, but the stories of others remain largely untold. For the first time ever, this major Pre-Raphaelite exhibition celebrates... [Lire la suite]

06 février 2019

The Fondation de l'Hermitage opens a major exhibition on English painting of the Victorian period

Frederick Sandys, Vivien, 1863. Huile sur toile, 64 x 52,5 cm. Manchester Art Gallery © Manchester Art Gallery / Bridgeman Images. LAUSANNE.- The Fondation de l’Hermitage is presenting a major exhibition on English painting of the Victorian period (1837-1901). A selection of nearly 60 works, most on show for the first time in Switzerland, illustrate the diversity and fascinating originality of 19th-century English art. The great upheavals of the Industrial Revolution are reflected in striking genre scenes depicting... [Lire la suite]
02 juillet 2018

Legion of Honor organizes first major exhibition to explore the Pre-Raphaelites' relationship to the Old Masters

John Roddam Spencer Stanhope, 'Love and the Maiden', 1877. Oil, gold paint and gold leaf on canvas, 54 x 79 in. (137.2 x 200.7 cm). Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Museum purchase, European Art Trust Fund, Grover A. Magnin Bequest Fund and Dorothy Spreckels Munn Bequest Fund, 2002.176.  SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Truth and Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelites and the Old Masters is the first major international exhibition to assemble works by England’s nineteenth-century Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood with the... [Lire la suite]
04 octobre 2017

Exhibition focuses on the influence 'The Arnolfini Portrait' had on the Pre-Raphaelites

LONDON.- This autumn, one of the most celebrated paintings in the National Gallery, Jan van Eyck’s The Arnolfini Portrait, is being exhibited for the first time alongside works by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and its successors. Focusing on the profound influence this 15th-century masterpiece had on the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Reflections sheds light on the different ways these young British artists of the 19th century responded to the painting and one of its most distinctive features, the convex... [Lire la suite]
31 janvier 2017

Old masters at the Ashmolean

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), Saskia in Bed. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum Raphael (1483-1520), Self Portrait. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum Leonardo da Vinci (1467-1519), A Maiden with a Unicorn. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum Lucas van Leyden (1489/94-1533), St Jerome. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788), Study of a Woman, Seen from the Back. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum Ignace-Henri Fantin-Latour (1836-1904), A Woman Sewing. Photograph: Ashmolean Museum James Mallord William Turner... [Lire la suite]
21 mai 2013

Ashmolean announces major acquisition of "John Ruskin" by John Everett Millais

John Everett Millais (1829–1896), John Ruskin, 1853–4. Oil on canvas, 78.7 x 68 cm, inscribed ‘JM (monogram) 1854’. OXFORD.- The Ashmolean announced the acquisition of one of the most important Pre-Raphaelite paintings remaining in private ownership – the celebrated portrait of John Ruskin by John Everett Millais. The picture, which was recently exhibited in Tate’s major exhibition, Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde, has been on loan to the Ashmolean since January 2012. It has been allocated to the Ashmolean by the Arts... [Lire la suite]
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21 février 2013

First major exhibition on Pre-Raphaelite Art and Design in United States on view at National Gallery of Art

Henry Wallis, Chatterton, c. 1855-1856, oil on canvas, 62.2 x 93.3 cm (24 1/2 x 36 3/4 in.) framed: 90.5 x 120.5 x 13.2 cm (35 5/8 x 47 7/16 x 5 3/16 in.). Tate Gallery, London. Bequeathed by Charles Gent Clement 1899 WASHINGTON, DC.- Combining rebellion, scientific precision, beauty, and imagination, the Pre-Raphaelites created art that shocked 19th-century Britain. On view from February 17 through May 19, 2013, at the National Gallery of Art, Washington—the sole U.S. venue—Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Art and... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2009

'Sleeping Beauty, Victorian paintings from the Museo de Arte de Ponce' @ the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

Edward Burne-Jones, The Last Sleep of Arthur in Avalon, started in 1881. The massive painting measures 279 cm x 650 cm. (Detail) THE HAGUE.- Flaming June, the glorious canvas painted by Frederic Leighton (1830-1896) in around 1895, and five fabulous pictures by Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898) are the highlights of an extraordinary exhibition at the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag from 4 July to 20 September 2009. These masterpieces of Victorian art come from the collection of the Museo de Arte de Ponce in Puerto Rico and have never... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2009

"The Sleeping Beauty. Victorian Painting from the Museo de Arte, Ponce" @ the Museo del Prado

Edward Coley Burne-Jones, The Prince enters the Forest. Oil on canvas, 60 x 127.5 cm. Museo de Arte de Ponce, Fundación Luis A. Ferré, Inc. Ponce, Puerto Rico MADRID.- For the first time in Spain the Museo del Prado is presenting a selection of 19th-century English paintings from the Museo de Arte in Ponce. Entitled The Sleeping Beauty. Victorian Painting from the Museo de Arte, Ponce, the exhibition offers the visiting public a unique opportunity to see works of the stature of Flaming June by Frederic, Lord Leighton and Edward... [Lire la suite]
29 décembre 2008

"The Pre-Raphaelites" @ Nationalmuseum in Stockholm

Robins of Modern Times, John Roddam Spencer Stanhope. © Ann och Gordon Getty STOCKHOLM.- In the coming spring, Nationalmuseum in Stockholm will present an exhibition devoted to the pictorial world of the Pre-Raphaelites. This group of nineteenth-century English artists sought inspiration in mediaeval art. Their style is characterized by a conscious striving for beauty, existential themes and moral seriousness. Everyone recognizes their style. It is part of our common consciousness even though we may not know the names of the... [Lire la suite]