30 septembre 2020

Artemisia at The National Gallery, London from 3 October 2020 to 24 January 2021

 Artemisia Gentileschi, Self Portrait as Saint Catherine of Alexandria, about 1615-17. Oil on canvas, 71.4 × 69 cm, The National Gallery, London © The National Gallery, London ‘I will show Your Illustrious Lordship what a woman can do’ (Letter from Artemisia Gentileschi to Don Antonio Ruffo, 7 August 1649) For the first time in the UK, a major monographic exhibition of the work of Artemisia Gentileschi (1593–1654 or later), will open at the National Gallery in April 2020. The inspiration... [Lire la suite]

19 décembre 2019

A Christmas present for the nation - Orazio saved

Orazio Gentileschi, The Finding of Moses, early 1630s, oil on canvas, 257 x 301 cm. © Private Collection.  LONDON.- The National Gallery is today (18 December 2019) saying a huge thank you to the hundreds of members of the public who have donated to help it raise the last £2 million it needed to buy a painting of outstanding importance for the national heritage - The Finding of Moses by Orazio Gentileschi (early 1630s).This means the painting will now stay on free public display in Trafalgar Square for the... [Lire la suite]
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18 juillet 2019

'Baroque Pathways' Brings Rome to Potsdam

Caravaggio  (1571-1610), Narcissus, 1598/99. © Photo: Gallerie Nazionali di Arte Antica di Roma – Bibliotheca Hertziana, Istituto Max Planck per la storia dell’arte / Mauro Coen. Potsdam - From July 13 to October 6, 2019, Germany's Museum Barberini is presenting its first old master exhibition: Baroque Pathways: The National Galleries Barberini Corsini in Rome showcases 54 masterpieces from the collections of the Palazzo Barberini and the Galleria Corsini in Rome, among them an early work by... [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]
11 septembre 2018

Caravage à Rome au Musée Jacquemart-André

Caravage à Rome au Musée Jacquemart-André PARIS - À l’automne 2018, l’Institut de France et Culturespaces organisent au Musée Jacquemart-André une exposition consacrée à Caravage (1571–1610), figure emblématique de la peinture européenne du XVIIe siècle. Dix chefs-d’oeuvre de l’artiste, dont sept qui n'ont encore jamais été présentés en France, seront exposés à titre exceptionnel.  Pour cet événement unique, les visiteurs pourront découvrir les deux oeuvres de la Madeleine pénitente, issues de collections particulières,... [Lire la suite]
18 janvier 2018

Rediscovered painting by Orazio Gentileschi leads Colnaghi's spring exhibition in New York

Orazio Gentileschi (1563-1639), The Crowning of Thorns. Oil on canvas, 52cm x 41cm (20 x 16 in.). © Colnaghi 2018  NEW YORK, NY.- Colnaghi will show a rediscovered and previously unpublished painting by Orazio Gentileschi (1563-1639) at a spring exhibition in their newly-opened townhouse space in New York’s Upper East Side. Taking place from 27 January to 3 February 2018 as part of Master Drawings New York 2018, the exhibition will also include a selection of works by notable artists including Pedro de Mena... [Lire la suite]
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12 février 2017

"Beyond Caravaggio" exhibition opens at the National Gallery of Ireland

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio  (1571-1610), 'Boy Bitten by a Lizard', ca. 1593-1595, Fondazione di Studi di Storia dell’Arte Roberto Longhi, Florencia. © Fondazione di Studi di Storia dell’Arte Roberto Longhi  DUBLIN.- The highly anticipated exhibition Beyond Caravaggio opened this Saturday 11 February in the National Gallery of Ireland. Out of a total of 42 major works from the sixteenth and seventeenth century, four are master paintings by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio... [Lire la suite]
04 janvier 2017

Orazio Gentileschi (Pisa 1563 - 1639 London), Head of a Woman

Lot 38. Orazio Gentileschi (Pisa 1563 - 1639 London), Head of a Woman, oil on panel, 16 1/2  by 14 3/8  in.; 42 by 37 cm. Estimate 2,000,000 — 3,000,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's Provenance: Acquired by King Charles I of England, Whitehall Palace, London, by 1636, (recorded in his 1636/37 inventory);His estate, Saint James' Palace, London (recorded in the 1649/51 inventory);Robert Houghton and the Third Dividend, by 1651/52;With Agnew's, London, by 1930;Harry Eustace Marsland Benn... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2016

Getty Museum acquires Gentileschi's 'Danaë' for $30.5 million at Sotheby's New York

Orazio Gentileschi, Danaë. Oil on canvas, 1621, 63 ½ by 89 ¼ in. Sold for $30.5 Million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Yesterday evening at Sotheby’s New York, Orazio Gentileschi’s Baroque masterpiece Danaë sold for $30.5 million – more than seven times the previous world auction record for the artist. The monumental painting was acquired by the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, and was the star lot of Sotheby’s $53.5 million Evening Sale of Master Paintings. Tonight’s auction capped off a day of Master Week... [Lire la suite]
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20 janvier 2016

Sotheby's to hold annual Masters Week auctions in New York from 27-30 January

Orazio Gentileschi (Pisa 1563 - 1639 London), Danaë. Oil on canvas, 1621, 63 ½ by 89 ¼ in. Est. $25/35 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby's annual Masters Week auctions in New York will be held from 27 - 30 January 2016. This exciting auction series features rare and important European paintings, drawings, and sculpture dating from the 14th through the 19th centuries, including Orazio Gentileschi’s Danaë, one of the most important Baroque masterpieces left in private hands, and two very special private... [Lire la suite]