19 mars 2022

Portrait of a Lady by Rubens Becomes Most Expensive Artwork Ever Sold at Auction in Poland

  Peter Paul Rubens, Portrait of a Lady, around 1626 was sold for PLN 14,4 million (EUR 3,1 million/USD $3.4 million including auction fee) at DESA Unicum. Portrait of a Lady by Peter Paul Rubens was sold for PLN 14,4 million (EUR 3,1 million/USD $3.4 million including auction fee) at Thursday’s auction of Old Masters, 19th-Century and Modern Art at DESA Unicum, becoming the most expensive work of art ever sold on the Polish market. The result well exceeded the Warsaw auction house’s previous record for Two... [Lire la suite]
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25 décembre 2021

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston debuts new Dutch and Flemish galleries

  BOSTON, MASS.- In the 17th century, global commerce fueled the economy of the Netherlands and Flanders and sparked an artistic boom. Merchants sailed from Amsterdam, Antwerp and other ports across seas and oceans, joining trade networks that stretched from Asia to the Americas and Africa. This unprecedented movement of goods, ideas and people, both free and enslaved, gave rise to what some have called the first age of globalization. On November 20, 2021, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, opened a suite of seven newly... [Lire la suite]
14 novembre 2021

A new exhibition reunites paintings and drawings by Peter Paul Rubens with the antiquities that inspired him

Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577 - 1640), The Calydonian Boar Hunt, about 1611–1612, Oil on panel, 23 5/16 × 35 5/16 in., 2006.4, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. LOS ANGELES, CA.- Rubens: Picturing Antiquity at the Getty Villa Museum, November 10, 2021–January 24, 2022, is the first exhibition to focus on Rubens’s fascination with the art and literature of ancient Greece and Rome.This single-venue presentation demonstrates some of the intriguing ways in which the innovative artist both celebrated and transformed... [Lire la suite]
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01 juin 2021

17th century Flemish and Netherlandish paintings highlight Dorotheum's Old Master Paintings sale

 VIENNA.- From the beauty of refined, jewel-like floral arrangements to hard-drinking peasants fighting in the mud, both the high and the low elements of 17th century Flemish and Netherlandish life are represented in Dorotheum’s Old Master Paintings sale on 8th June 2021. The prowess of the painters of the Low Countries was such that they were much sought-after and travelled far and wide around Europe. Works by some of the greatest exponents are included in our sale; from Peter Paul Rubens, who was the quintessential... [Lire la suite]
25 décembre 2020

“A New Look at Old Masters,” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

NEW YORK (NYT NEWS SERVICE).- “In a dark time, the eye begins to see,” the poet wrote. And after the dark, dark time we’ve been through, this year’s winter solstice, marking the start of slow climb back into light, may carry more metaphorical weight than usual.Coincidentally, the Metropolitan Museum of Art has some restorative illumination of its own underway. In recent decades, the skylights that brought natural light into the European paintings galleries had grown timeworn and semifunctional, leaving some spaces... [Lire la suite]
10 juin 2020

Rubens House in Antwerp presents new Peter Paul Rubens self-portrait

Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640), Self-portrait. Oil on paper, transferred to canvas. Long-term loan, private collection. © Rubens House. ANTWERP.- The Rubens House in Antwerp has a remarkable new exhibit to unveil: a recently rediscovered Rubens self-portrait. The work, painted in Italy, is the earliest known individual self-portrait by Peter Paul Rubens (1577–1640) and the second to grace the museum’s permanent display. It is one of five new loans to add to the lustre of the artist’s former... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2020

The National Gallery celebrates doctors, carers and nurses with exhibition

Peter Paul Rubens (1577 - 1640), Portrait of Ludovicus Nonnius, about 1627. Oil on wood, 124.4 x 92.2 cm, NG6393. © The National Gallery, London. LONDON.- To coincide with International Nurses Day, which is traditionally held on 12 May, the anniversary of the birth of nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale, the National Gallery invites its online visitors to celebrate doctors, healers and carers through its paintings.As the current health crisis is affecting the life of so many people all over the word... [Lire la suite]
15 janvier 2020

Sixty European masterworks from the IMA collection exhibited in China for the first time

INDIANAPOLIS, IND.- For the first time in history, 60 European masterworks from the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s collection traveled to China in the exhibition, Rembrandt to Monet: 500 Years of European Painting from the Clowes Collection and the Indianapolis Museum of Art.The exhibition encompasses the most influential periods and schools of European art history. Highlights include works by Titian, Rubens, Rembrandt, Goya, Gauguin and Monet, among others. This international exhibition is curated by Kjell Wangensteen,... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2019

MASTERLY! 4 Centuries of Drawing and Painting at the Kunsthal in Rotterdam

  Camille Pissarro, Les Coteaux d'Auvers (The hills of Auvers), 1882, Oil on canvas, collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Donation: Rotterdam art friends 1917. Rotterdam - 'Masterly!’ will be presenting a grand retrospective of  four centuries of paintings and drawings from the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen collection. In over 150 works, the exhibition showcases the mastery of 27 artists who all excel in both art forms. It features work by famous masters such as Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Gogh, Delacroix,... [Lire la suite]
30 novembre 2019

Sotheby's to offer newly rediscovered Peter Paul Rubens masterwork

Sir Peter Paul Rubens (Siegen 1577 - 1640 Antwerp), The Virgin And Christ Child, with St. Elizabeth and St. John the Baptist. Oil on panel, 47⅞ by 37⅝ in.; 121.6 by 95.5 cm. Estimate $6/8 million. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s announced that Sir Peter Paul Rubens’ The Virgin and Christ Child, With Saints Elizabeth and John the Baptist will be offered as a highlight of Sotheby’s Masters Week in January 2020, marking the first appearance of the work at auction since 1946, where it is estimated to achieve $6/8... [Lire la suite]
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