21 décembre 2010

Two Masterpieces by Hendrick ter Brugghen to Be Together for First Time @ the National Gallery of Art

Hendrick ter Bruggen’s Saint Sebastian Tended by Irene (1625). Oil on Canvas. Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio. R. T. Miller Jr. Fund, 1953. WASHINGTON, DC.- The National Gallery of Art welcomes the Allen Memorial Art Museum of Oberlin College's Saint Sebastian Tended by Irene (1625) by Hendrick ter Brugghen. The painting will be the focal point of Larger Than Life: Ter Brugghen's Saint Sebastian Tended by Irene, a focus installation celebrating two of Ter Brugghen's most luminous and lyrical compositions, on... [Lire la suite]

20 septembre 2010

"Arcimboldo, 1526–1593: Nature and Fantasy" @ National Gallery of Art, Washington

Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Vertumnus, c. 1590, oil on panel, framed: 81 x 68 cm (31 7/8 x 26 3/4 in.) unframed: 68 x 56 cm (26 3/4 x 22 1/16 in.) Skokloster Castle, Skokloster WASHINGTON, DC.- The bizarre yet scientifically accurate composite heads painted by Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526–1593) will be exhibited together for the first time in the United States, at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, from September 19, 2010 through January 9, 2011. Arcimboldo, 1526-1593: Nature and Fantasy includes 16 of the most spectacular of these... [Lire la suite]
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04 octobre 2009

'Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings' @ the National Gallery of Art

Pierre-Antoine Baudouin, The Honest Model, 1769 gouache with touches of graphite on vellum. Overall: 40.6 x 35.7 cm (16 x 14 1/16 in.) framed: 57 x 53.3 x 6 cm (22 7/16 x 21 x 2 3/8 in.) National Gallery of Art, Gift of Ian Woodner WASHINGTON, DC.- Some 135 of the most significant and beautiful drawings made over a period of three centuries by the best French artists working at home and abroad and by foreign artists working in France will be on view in Renaissance to Revolution: French Drawings from the National Gallery of Art,... [Lire la suite]
02 octobre 2009

'The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection: Selected Works' @ the National Gallery of Art

Roy Lichtenstein, Bedroom at Arles, 1992, oil and Magna on canvas, overall: 320 x 420.4 cm (126 x 165 1/2 in.) Collection of Robert and Jane Meyerhoff WASHINGTON, DC.- Ten themes—Scrape, Concentricity, Line, Gesture, Art on Art, Drip, Stripe to Zip, Figure or Ground, Monochrome, and Picture the Frame—reveal surprising juxtapositions among the 126 paintings, sculptures, drawings, and prints selected from the famed collection of Robert and Jane Meyerhoff, amassed between 1958 and 2004, the year of Jane Meyerhoff's death. While... [Lire la suite]
04 juillet 2009

'An Antiquity of Imagination: Tullio Lombardo and Venetian High Renaissance Sculpture' @ the National Gallery of Art's

Tullio Lombardo (Italian, c. 1455 - 1532), Bacchus and Ariadne, c. 1505, marble overall: H. 56 cm, W 71.5 cm, D 22 cm (22 1/16 x 28 1/8 x 7 7/8 in.)Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, Kunstkammer WASHINGTON, DC.- In the first exhibition dedicated to Venetian Renaissance sculptor Tullio Lombardo (c. 1455–1532), his romantic approach to portraiture is revealed in four of his greatest marble carvings, which are joined by eight related works from his closest circle. On view at the National Gallery of Art's Italian galleries in the... [Lire la suite]
03 juillet 2009

'The Budapest Horse: A Leonardo da Vinci Puzzle' @ the National Gallery of Art

After Leonardo da Vinci (?), Italian (Italian, 1452 - 1519), Rearing Horse, possibly 19th century, copper-zinc alloy (brass), overall: H 21.6 x W 13.9 x L 26.7 cm (H 8 1/2 x W 5 1/2 x L 10 1/2 in.) Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Rogers Fund, 1925 (25.74) WASHINGTON, DC.- The Rearing Horse and Mounted Warrior, a bronze statuette from the Museum of Fine Arts (Szépművészeti Múzeum), Budapest, is the focus of recent technical examinations by National Gallery of Art conservators and is also the centerpiece of a small... [Lire la suite]


28 juin 2009

'The Art of Power: Royal Armor and Portraits from Imperial Spain' @ the National Gallery of Art, Washington

Parade burgonet of Emperor Charles V. Filippo and Francesco Negroli. Milan, 1545, steel, gold. 25 x 23 x 35.7 cm. ©Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería, Madrid, D-30. Copyright © 2009 National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC WASHINGTON, DC.- Armor from the renowned Spanish Royal Armory in Madrid will be paired for the first time with portraits by masters such as Peter Paul Rubens, Alonso Sánchez Coello, Anthony van Dyck, and Diego Velázquez depicting emperors and kings wearing the same armor in The Art of Power: Royal Armor and... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2009

'The Sacred Made Real: Spanish Painting and Sculpture 1600-1700' @ National Gallery

Diego Velázquez (1599–1660), Portrait of Juan Martínez Montañés, 1635 © Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid LONDON.- Created to shock the senses and stir the soul… 'The Sacred Made Real' presents a landmark reappraisal of religious art from the Spanish Golden Age. Paintings including masterpieces by Diego Velázquez and Francisco de Zurbarán are displayed for the very first time alongside Spain’s remarkable ‘polychrome’ (painted) sculptures. While the religious paintings of Velázquez and Zurbarán are relatively well known, the... [Lire la suite]
22 mai 2009

Chaim Soutine's 'Piece de Boeuf' Returned to Private Ownership in First-of-Its-Kind Settlement

Piece de Boeuf (Piece of Beef c. 1923) - Chaim Soutine. (PRNewsFoto/The Shefner Family) NEW YORK, NY/ PRNewswire.- A unique and unusual settlement regarding Chaim Soutine's iconic painting entitled Piece de Boeuf (Piece of Beef c. 1923) was approved last week by Judge Laura Taylor Swain of the Southern District of New York. Pursuant to the settlement, the painting is being returned to the Shefner Family in resolution of litigation commenced against the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., Maurice Tuchman and Esti... [Lire la suite]
17 mai 2009

Luis Meléndez @ the National Gallery of Art, Washington

Luis Meléndez (Spanish, 1715-1780), Self-Portrait, signed and dated 1746, oil on canvas, overall: 98 x 81 cm (38 1/2 x 31 7/8 in.). Musée du Louvre, Paris WASHINGTON, DC.- Delights of the Spanish table depicted by 18th-century painter Luis Meléndez (1715-1780) will be presented to American audiences for the first time in nearly 25 years at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, May 17 through August 23, 2009. In a rare opportunity to explore the artist’s working method, Luis Meléndez: Master of the Spanish Still Life will... [Lire la suite]
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