23 avril 2022

Exposition Giorgio Vasari : le Musée du Louvre expose ses dessins de maître jusqu'au 18 juillet 2022

Leonardo da Vinci (Vinci, 1452 – Amboise, 1519) (?) Attributions modernes : d’après Leonardo da Vinci (Études de têtes) ; Francesco Granacci (Saint Jean Baptiste) Saint Jean Baptiste enfant. Pierre noire, plume et encre brune, lavis brun, H. 14,3 ; L. 11,5 cm. Complété en partie supérieure. Huit dessins collés en plein sur une feuille du Libro de’ disegni, reprise par Mariette : encadrement ornemental à la plume, à l’encre brune et au lavis... [Lire la suite]

18 novembre 2021

The Prado Museum presents the latest research on Leonardo's closest circle

Infrared reflectogram of The Mona Lisa, (Museo Nacional del Prado), detail Made by the Museo Nacional de Prado   Infrared reflectogram of The Mona Lisa, (Museo Nacional del Prado), detail Made by the Museo Nacional de Prado Infrared reflectogram of The Mona Lisa, (Museo Nacional del Prado), detail Made by the Museo Nacional de Prado MADRID.- Curated by Ana González Mozo, Senior Technician of Museums in the Museum’s Conservation Department, Leonardo and the copy of the Mona Lisa. New approaches to the... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2021

Leonardo da Vinci's Head of a Boar to be offered at Christie's London in July

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Head of a Bear, silverpoint on a pale pink-beige prepared paper, 2 ¾ x 2 ¾ inches (7 x 7 cm). Estimate: £8,000,000-12,000,000. Realised £8,857,500, record price for a Leonardo drawing at auction © Christie's Images Ltd 2021. LONDON.- Leonardo da Vinci’s Head of a Bear will be offered for sale at Christie’s in London as a highlight lot in the Exceptional Sale, taking place live on 8 July. This penetrating study of a bear’s head, one of less than eight surviving drawings... [Lire la suite]
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02 septembre 2019

Verrocchio's First Comprehensive Exhibition Explores His Innovation in Renaissance Art and Culture at National Gallery of Art

Andrea del Verrocchio, Putto Poised on a Globe, c. 1480, terra cruda (unbaked clay), overall: 75 x 38.3 x 23 cm (29 1/2 x 15 1/16 x 9 1/16 in.), National Gallery of Art, Washington, Andrew W. Mellon Collection. Washington, DC—The National Gallery of Art presents Verrocchio: Sculptor and Painter of Renaissance Florence, the first-ever monographic exhibition in the United States on Andrea del Verrocchio (c. 1435–1488), the innovative artist, painter, sculptor, and teacher whose pupils included Leonardo da... [Lire la suite]
15 août 2019

National Gallery reveals images of ‘abandoned’ angel and Christ underneath The Virgin of the Rocks

Left: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Virgin of the Rocks (1491–99, 1506–08), National Gallery version, © The National Gallery, London. Right: Virgin of the Rocks - tracing of the lines relating to underdrawing for the first composition, incorporating information from all technical images. © The National Gallery, London. LONDON.- New scientific research by the National Gallery into Leonardo da Vinci’s The Virgin of the Rocks (about 1491/2-9 and 1506-8) has expanded our knowledge of the... [Lire la suite]
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30 juin 2019

Sotheby's unveils 'Treasures from Chatsworth' with Leonardo Da Vinci drawing, Lucian Freud portraits, and more

 Chatsworth House. © Chatsworth House Trust NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s New York opened its doors today to Treasures from Chatsworth – a rare, public exhibition in the United States of works from the fabled Devonshire Collection, held at historic Chatsworth House in the United Kingdom. Chatsworth is home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, and has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family. The house is renowned for the quality of its art, landscape and hospitality, and has evolved... [Lire la suite]

02 juin 2019

Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece 'The Benois Madonna' returns to Italy after 35 years

Leonardo da Vinci, 'The Benois Madonna', between 1478 and 1480. Oil on canvas, 49.5 cm × 33 cm (19.5 in × 13 in), Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg. FABRIANO.- In the year of the 500th anniversary of his death, the youth masterpiece of the Tuscan Maestro returns to Italy, 35 years after his only exhibition at the 13th UNESCO Creative Cities Network Annual Conference in Fabriano. The Hermitage therefore, unlike others, has chosen to celebrate the genius of the great... [Lire la suite]
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23 mai 2019

Exhibition brings together more than 200 of Leonardo da Vinci's greatest drawings

LONDON.- Marking the 500th anniversary of the death of Leonardo da Vinci, the exhibition brings together more than 200 of the Renaissance master's greatest drawings in the Royal Collection, forming the largest exhibition of Leonardo's work in over 65 years. Drawing served as Leonardo's laboratory, allowing him to work out his ideas on paper and search for the universal laws that he believed underpinned all of creation. The drawings by Leonardo in the Royal Collection have been together as a group since the artist's death... [Lire la suite]
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11 mars 2019

Exhibition celebrates Andrea del Verrocchio and his most famous pupil, Leonardo

Andrea del Verrocchio (Andrea di Michele di Francesco Cioni; Florence, c. 1435– Venice, 1488), Madonna and Child, c. 1470 or 1475, tempera and oil on panel, 75.5 x 54.8 cm. Berlin, Staatliche Museen, Gemäldegalerie. FLORENCE.- The first comprehensive retrospective devoted to Andrea del Verrocchio (1435 - 1488) opened in Florence this Spring at the Palazzo Strozzi, with an accompanying presentation at the Museo Nazionale del Bargello. Verrocchio, Master of Leonardo brings together masterpieces by Verrocchio from... [Lire la suite]
29 novembre 2018

First ever exhibition in Scotland dedicated to Charles II's art collection goes on display

Simon Pietersz Verelst (1644-1721), Charles II, c.1670–75. Oil on canvas, 219.1 x 135.8 cm, RCIN 409151. Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2018. EDINBURGH.- Highlights of the magnificent art collection assembled by Charles II following the restoration of the monarchy in 1660 have gone on display in a new exhibition on view at The Queen’s Gallery, Palace of Holyroodhouse. Exploring the rich world of Charles II’s court and the role of the arts in the re-establishment... [Lire la suite]