07 octobre 2017

63 Dutch Masters return home to Holland for an exhibition at the Hermitage Amsterdam until 27 May 2018

Rembrandt van Rijn, Flora, 1634 © State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg AMSTERDAM.- For the first time in its existence, the Hermitage Amsterdam is holding an exhibition devoted to one of the most spectacular treasures of the State Hermitage museum in St Petersburg: its collection of seventeenth-century Dutch paintings. The selection of works in the Dutch Masters from the Hermitage: Treasures of the Tsars exhibition totals sixty-three paintings by no fewer than fifty different artists, including six by... [Lire la suite]

28 janvier 2017

Melchior de Hondecoeter (c. 1636-1695)

Melchior de Hondecoeter (c. 1636-1695), Fowl, 1668-70. Oil on canvas, 83 x 64 cm © Nottingham City Museums and Galleries Melchior de Hondecoeter (c. 1636-1695), A Cock, Hens and Chicks, 1668-70 © National Gallery, London Melchior de Hondecoeter (c. 1636-1695), «Hühnerho», 1686 © Lower Saxony State Museum Melchior de Hondecoeter (c. 1636-1695), Still Life with Cock, oil on canvas, 59 x 66 cm © Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp Melchior de Hondecoeter (c. 1636-1695), Birds and a Spaniel in a Garden. Oil on... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2014

The Wonder of Birds at Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery

  Hans Holbein the Younger (c. 1497-1543, A Lady with a Squirrel and a Starling (Anne Lovell?), c. 1526-8. Oil on oak, 56 x 38.8 cm, loaned by the National Gallery, © The National Gallery, London Norwich, Norfolk - The Wonder of Birds will explore the cultural impact of birds upon mankind.  Eliciting a wide range of emotions from awe to fear, and from pleasure to cruelty, birds have intrigued humanity since the earliest of times.  With loans from local and national collections, this innovative... [Lire la suite]