18 février 2019

Exhibition offers comprehensive insights into the artistic and thematic breadth of the Renaissance in Venice

Titian (c. 1488/90–1576), Portrait of a Young Man, detail, ca. 1510. Oil on poplar, 20 x 17 cm, Frankfurt am Main, Städel Museum © Städel Museum – ARTOTHEK FRANKFURT.- The Städel Museum is devoting a major special exhibition to one of the most momentous chapters in the history of European art: Venetian painting of the Renaissance. Entitled “Titian and the Renaissance in Venice”, the show unites more than a hundred masterpieces – In the early sixteenth century, artists of the “City of Water” developed... [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]
02 juillet 2018

Legion of Honor organizes first major exhibition to explore the Pre-Raphaelites' relationship to the Old Masters

John Roddam Spencer Stanhope, 'Love and the Maiden', 1877. Oil, gold paint and gold leaf on canvas, 54 x 79 in. (137.2 x 200.7 cm). Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Museum purchase, European Art Trust Fund, Grover A. Magnin Bequest Fund and Dorothy Spreckels Munn Bequest Fund, 2002.176.  SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Truth and Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelites and the Old Masters is the first major international exhibition to assemble works by England’s nineteenth-century Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood with the... [Lire la suite]
18 juin 2018

New exhibition highlights 450-year-old terracotta bust by famed sculptor Alessandro Vittoria

Alessandro Vittoria, Giulio Contarini (detail), c. 1570-1576, painted terracotta, 74.3 x 61 x 30.7 cm with integral base. Photo: NGC OTTAWA.- From June 13 to September 16, 2018, the National Gallery of Canada presents Masters of Venetian Portraiture: Veronese, Tiepolo, Vittoria as part of its Masterpiece in Focus series. Featuring 17 works – including three sculptures, 12 works on paper, one book and one painting – the exhibition looks at how portraiture played a key role in... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2018

International masterpieces at the Rijksmuseum from Cranach to Velázquez, Rembrandt and Manet

Paolo Veronese, Count Iseppo da Porto / Countess Livia da Porto Thiene, c. 1552. Baltimore, Walters Art Museum and Florence, Galleria degli Uffizi, Contini Bonacossi Collection Portret van Marten Soolmans / Portret van Oopjen Coppit, Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, 1634. AMSTERDAM - From 8 March to 3 June 2018, the Dutch national museum, the Rijksmuseum, is presenting High Society. Over thirty-five life-size portraits of powerful princes, eccentric aristocrats and fabulously wealthy citizens by the great masters of art... [Lire la suite]
27 janvier 2018

Exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts reunites Charles I's collection

Anthony van Dyck, Charles I, 1635-6. Oil on canvas, 84.4 x 99.4 cm. Royal Collection Trust / © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017. LONDON.- The Royal Academy of Arts, in partnership with Royal Collection Trust, presents Charles I: King and Collector, a landmark exhibition that reunites one of the most extraordinary and influential art collections ever assembled. During his reign, Charles I (1600-1649) acquired and commissioned exceptional masterpieces from the fifteenth to the seventeenth century, including works by Van Dyck,... [Lire la suite]

24 octobre 2017

The Frick Collection exhibits two restored Renaissance paintings by Paolo Veronese

Paolo Veronese (1528–1588), St. Jerome in the Wilderness, 1566–67. Oil on canvas, 91 × 57 1⁄4 inches, San Pietro Martire, Murano Photo: Ufficio Beni Culturali del Patriarcato di Venezia. NEW YORK, NY.- This fall, The Frick Collection presents a focused exhibition on two important Renaissance paintings by the celebrated artist Paolo Veronese (1528– 1588), St. Jerome in the Wilderness and St. Agatha Visited in Prison by St. Peter. While the paintings are known to scholars, their remote location in a church in Murano,... [Lire la suite]
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09 août 2017

Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts exhibits recently attributed painting by Titian

Titian, Salomé with the head of the Baptist, circa 1515, Roma, Galleria Doria Pamphilj © 2017 Amministrazione Doria Pamphilj s.r.l. MOSCOW.- The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts is presenting a large-scale project of exceptional significance – “Renaissance Venice. Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese. From Italian and Russian collections”, exhibiting 25 outstanding works by three of the greatest painters. These works have been brought to Moscow for the first time, and some of them have never been displayed outside of... [Lire la suite]
30 mars 2016

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey places a temporary export bar on Veronese's Venice Triumphant

Paolo Veronese, "Venice Triumphant", asking price of £15,400,000 (plus VAT of £154,000).  LONDON.- A 400-year-old drawing by Paolo Veronese is at risk of being exported from the UK unless a buyer can be found to match the asking price of £15,400,000 (plus VAT of £154,000). To provide an opportunity to keep it in the UK, Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has placed a temporary export bar on Venice Triumphant. The work is a preparatory drawing for one of Veronese’s most famous paintings, Apotheosis of... [Lire la suite]
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13 octobre 2015

Nationalmuseum in Stockholm presents research project on the Italian paintings collection

Giovanni Battista Recco (Italian, born c. 1631, dead 1674 or 1676, dead 1674 or 1676), Still Life with Fish and Oysters, 1653. Oil on canvas, 100 x 126. NM 759. Photo: Erik Cornelius/Nationalmuseum. STOCKHOLM.- Since 2009, a huge research project on the Italian paintings collection of Nationalmuseum in Stockholm has been in progress. The collection contains well-known works by great artists but the project has also made new discoveries. The results have been published in a catalogue raisonné to be presented at... [Lire la suite]