17 juillet 2017

The National Portrait Gallery opens its first exhibition of old master European portrait drawings

Sir John Godsalve by Hans Holbein the Younger, c.1532-4, Royal Collection Trust © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017. LONDON.- The National Portrait Gallery opened its first exhibition of old master European portrait drawings, many rarely seen, and some not displayed for decades, today Thursday 13 July 2017. But while the works on display are by some of the outstanding masters of the Renaissance and Baroque, the drawings in The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt (13 July – 22 October 2017) have been... [Lire la suite]

17 septembre 2011

"Dürer-Cranach-Holbein. The Discovery of Man German Portraiture around 1500" at Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung

Albrecht Dürer, Portrait of Elsbeth Tucher, 1499. Oil on wood, 29,1 x 23,3 cm. Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister In collaboration with the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna, the Kunsthalle of the Hypo Cultural Foundation in Munich presents an exhibition on German portraiture around 1500. Around 170 outstanding artworks, including paintings by Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553) and Hans Holbein the Younger (1497/98-1543), as well as formidable sculptures, medals, prints and... [Lire la suite]