16 novembre 2020

'Wild at Heart. Romanticism in Switzerland' at Kunsthaus Zürich

Ford Madox Brown, Manfred on the Jungfrau, 1841/1861. Oil on canvas, 140.2 x 115 cm, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, Gift of Mr Frederick William Jackson. From 13 November 2020 to 14 February 2021 the Kunsthaus will be turning the spotlight on Romanticism, with an exhibition of over 150 works spanning the arc from Henry Fuseli to Alexandre Calame and the early Arnold Böcklin. It reveals the considerable contribution made by Swiss artists to the development of European landscape painting, follows them to... [Lire la suite]

23 décembre 2019

Christie's to offer Old Master & British drawings including works from the collection of Jean Bonna

From the Collection of J.E. Safra. Lot 75. Giovanni Antonio Canal, Il Canaletto (Venice 1697-1768), View of the South front of Warwick Castle, detail. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces Old Master & British Drawings Including Works from the Collection of Jean Bonna will take place on January 28 in New York. The auction offers a wide variety of works on paper covering over five hundred years from approximately 1480 to the mid-19th Century. Comprised of 129 lots,... [Lire la suite]
23 septembre 2019

L'Âge d'or de la peinture anglaise au Musée du Luxembourg

L'Âge d'or de la peinture anglaise au Musée du Luxembourg PARIS - Le début du règne de George III (1760-1820) marque un tournant pour la peinture anglaise avec l'émergence de deux grandes figures, Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792) qui deviendra le premier président de la Royal Academy of Arts en 1768 et Thomas Gainsborough (1727- 1788). Reconnus comme les précurseurs d'un renouveau artistique en Grande-Bretagne, ces deux artistes ont rivalisé pour élever le genre du portrait notamment à des niveaux d’innovation visuelle et... [Lire la suite]
03 août 2019

£10 million Turner masterpiece may leave British shores

Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775 - 1851), The Dark Rigi, 1842, Watercolour on paper, 305 x 455 mm, Private collection. © Private Collection, UK. LONDON.- The Arts Minister Rebecca Pow has stepped in to place a temporary export bar on The Dark Rigi, the Lake of Lucerne by JMW Turner in the hope that the work can be saved for the nation. Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775 - 1851) was an innovative and internationally renowned English painter, whose revolutionary work had a profound impact on the... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2019

“From Goya to Manet. The Nineteenth Century”. Old and new masters united in the Alte Pinakothek

Friedrich Overbeck, "Vittoria Caldoni", 1821, Oil on canvas, 89,5 x 65,8 cm, Inv. Nr. WAF 757 © Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Neue Pinakothek, München/Wittelsbacher Ausgleichsfonds (WAF). MUNICH.- Good news for all those missing the Neue Pinakothek: from July 25, the most important works of the nineteenth century are on display in the Alte Pinakothek. Titled “From Goya to Manet. The Nineteenth Century”, the presentation shows around 90 paintings and sculptures that outline the broad spectrum... [Lire la suite]
27 juillet 2019

“From Goya to Manet. The Nineteenth Century”. Old and new masters united in the Alte Pinakothek

Friedrich Overbeck, "Vittoria Caldoni", 1821, Oil on canvas, 89,5 x 65,8 cm, Inv. Nr. WAF 757 © Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Neue Pinakothek, München/Wittelsbacher Ausgleichsfonds (WAF). MUNICH.- Good news for all those missing the Neue Pinakothek: from July 25, the most important works of the nineteenth century are on display in the Alte Pinakothek. Titled “From Goya to Manet. The Nineteenth Century”, the presentation shows around 90 paintings and sculptures that outline the broad spectrum... [Lire la suite]

11 juillet 2019

Early JMW Turner oil painting saved for the nation

Joseph Mallord William Turner, R.A. (London 1775 - 1851), Walton Bridges,1806, signed lower right: J M W Turner R A, oil on canvas, 92.7 x 123.8 cm.; 36  1/2 x 48 3/4  in. © Norfolk Museums Service LONDON.- An early work by JMW Turner has been acquired by Norfolk Museums Service and will tour across the East Anglia region after being saved for the nation. Walton Bridges, sold at auction at Sotheby’s in July 2018, had been subject to a temporary export deferral in recognition of its... [Lire la suite]
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08 juillet 2019

Kunstmuseum Lucerne opens 'Turner: The Sea and the Alps'

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Blue Rigi, Sunrise, 1842. Watercolour on paper, 29,7 x 45cm, Tate, Purchased with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund, the Art Fund (with a contribution from the Wolfson Foundation and including generous support from David and Susan Gradel, and from other members of the public through the Save the Blue Rigi appeal) Tate Members and other donors 2007, © Tate, London, 2019 LUCERNE.- The British painter Joseph Mallord William Turner... [Lire la suite]
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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]
23 décembre 2018

Exhibition provides rare opportunity to see works from the acclaimed Manton Collection of British Art

 WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS.- Joseph Mallord William Turner (English, 1775–1851) and John Constable (English, 1776–1837) rose to prominence as landscape artists in early nineteenth-century Britain. Their inspired subjects, their distinctive compositions, and their innovative brushwork combined to elevate a genre traditionally considered less important than history painting and portraiture. Turner and Constable: The Inhabited Landscape, on view at the Clark Art Institute December 15, 2018–March 10, 2019, explores the... [Lire la suite]