05 novembre 2022

The Currier Museum of Art acquires a long-lost painting by Judith Leyster, a pioneering Dutch woman artist

Judith Leyster, Boy Holding Grapes and a Hat, around 1630. Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire. MANCHESTER, NH.- Judith Leyster was the first woman to be admitted to a professional artistic guild. She was also one of the most expressive and innovative painters of the 17th century. Alan Chong, director of the Currier Museum, states: “The acquisition of this innovative painting by Judith Leyster fulfills our wish to highlight an important woman artist in our historical collection. The Currier Museum owns... [Lire la suite]
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09 janvier 2019

National Museum of Women in the Arts unveils major collection reinstallation

Lavinia Fontana, Portrait of a Noblewoman, ca. 1580; Oil on canvas, 45 1/4 x 35 1/4 in.; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Gift of Wallace and Wilhelmina Holladay; Funding for the frame generously provided by the Texas State Committee. © 2019 national museum of women in the arts.   WASHINGTON, DC.- The National Museum of Women in the Arts presents a major reinstallation of its collection galleries with an expansive array of paintings, photographs and sculptures, including recent acquisitions, rarely... [Lire la suite]
07 décembre 2018

An evening of Old Masters at Christie's realised $53,730,552

Lot 10. Frans Hals (Antwerp 1581/5-1666 Haarlem), Portrait of a gentleman, aged 37; and Portrait of a lady, aged 36; oil on canvas, 36 5/8 x 27 in. (93 x 68.5 cm.); the first inscribed and dated 'ÆTAT· SVÆ 37~ / ANo 1637~ / ~' (upper right); the second inscribed and dated 'ÆTAT· SVÆ 36· / ANo·1637·' (upper left), a pair. Estimate GBP 8,000,000 - GBP 12,000,000. Price realised GBP 10,021,250 (EUR 11,233,821) (USD 12,747,030) to an Anonymous. WORLD RECORD PRICE FOR THE ARTIST AT... [Lire la suite]
13 novembre 2017

Major exhibition of Dutch masters opens at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, 'Self-portrait as the apostle Paul', 1661 (detail). Rijksmuseum, de Bruijn-van der Leeuw Bequest, Muri, Switzerland. SYDNEY.- It’s one of the most exciting episodes in art history, and one that still delights today. In the 17th century Dutch Republic – a newly wealthy and independent nation – the art of painting flourished like never before. Dutch artists sensitively observed the beauty of the world around them, transforming it with great skill into vivid and compelling paintings, from intense... [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]
12 août 2013

Judith Leyster (Haarlem 1609–1660 Heestede), The Concert, ca. 1633

Judith Leyster (Haarlem 1609–1660 Heestede), The Concert, ca. 1633; Oil on canvas, 24 x 34 1/4 in. Gift of Wallace and Wilhelmina Holladay. National Museum of Women in the Arts © 2012 National Museum of Women in the Arts. Along with tavern scenes and intimate domestic genre pieces, Judith Leyster frequently painted musical performance scenes. In The Concert, Leyster accurately depicts elements such as the Baroque violin (made without a chin rest and usually supported against the chest), as well as the woman's songbook.The... [Lire la suite]
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23 novembre 2012

École hollandaise du XVIIe siècle, suiveur de Judith Leyster, L'enfant au chat

École hollandaise du XVIIe siècle, suiveur de Judith Leyster, L'enfant au chat. Photo Mercier & Cie Toile. 78 x 63,5 cm. Estimation : 25 000 / 30 000 € Reprise partielle du tableau de Judith Leyster, Deux Enfants avec un chat, qui se trouve dans une collection privée.Le tableau original est connu aussi par une gravure de Cornelis Danckerts (voir le catalogue de l'exposition Judith Leyster. A Dutch Master and Her World, Haarlem, Frans Halsmuseum et Worcester, Worcester Art Museum, 1993, n° 3,... [Lire la suite]
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23 septembre 2010

Women Artists of the Renaissance

Renaissance Europe was not a promising place for female artists to emerge. Women were expected to marry and have children, and those who did work were not welcomed into male-dominated professions. In fact women were unable to even receive formal art training (a cornerstone of which was the study of the nude).But some did emerge. Privately taught, often by their fathers who were drafting them into the family business, and talented enough to gain commissions on merit alone, some women successfully made a living as artists.Here are ten... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2009

'Judith Leyster, The first woman to become a master painter' @ the Frans Hals Museum

HAARLEM.- Judith Leyster (1609 – 1660) is the most famous female painter of the Dutch Golden Age. Unlike many contemporary female artists, who concentrated on meticulously painting true-to-life flowers and insects, she ventured into more ambitious figure-based projects. Competing with Frans Hals, Leyster chose remarkably similar themes: portraits, children playing, dancing musicians and a drinking actor. She is also known for her innovative and evocative night scenes, in which she experimented with the subtle effects of light... [Lire la suite]
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23 juillet 2009

Portfolio : 'Judith Leyster, 1609–1660' @ the National Gallery of Art

"Self-Portrait," circa 1632-1633. Photo: National Gallery of Art "Merry Company," circa 1630-1631. Photo: National Gallery of Art "Serenade," 1629. Photo: National Gallery of Art "Young Flute Player," circa 1635. Photo: National Museum, Stockholm "The Last Drop," circa 1630-1631. Photo: Philadelphia Museum of Art "The Proposition," 1631. Photo: Royal Picture Gallery, Mauritshuis, The Hague "A Game of Tric-Trac," circa... [Lire la suite]