17 février 2019

Exhibition presents the most outstanding works from the Princely Collections

Peter Paul Rubens, Venus in front of the mirror, around 1614/1615. Oil on wood. © LIECHTENSTEIN. The Princely Collections, Vaduz–Vienna. VIENNA.- On the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the founding of the Principality of Liechtenstein in 2019, the Albertina Museum is presenting a comprehensive selection of the most outstanding works from the Princely Collections under the title From Rubens to Makart. The museum is also devoting a simultaneous, separate jubilee exhibition to the Viennese watercolor, an... [Lire la suite]

07 novembre 2011

'Antico: The Golden Age of Renaissance Bronzes' @ the National Gallery of Art, Washington

Antico, Hercules, model created by 1496, cast possibly by 1496. Bronze with gilding and silvering, overall without base: 34.57 cm (13 5/8 in.)  with base: 38.42 cm (15 1/8 in.) The Frick Collection, New York, Gift of Miss Helen Clay Frick. WASHINGTON, D.C.- Pier Jacopo Alari Bonacolsi, known as Antico (c. 1455–1528), transformed the art of bronze sculpture. His contributions are celebrated in Antico: The Golden Age of Renaissance Bronzes, the first monographic exhibition in the United States devoted to the Italian sculptor and... [Lire la suite]
17 novembre 2009

Sotheby's London to Offer Rare Items From The Collection of the Duke of Bedford

Antico, "Seated Nymph". Est. £1.5-2.5 million. Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby's London announced the sale of three highly important pieces from the collection of the Duke of Bedford at Woburn Abbey which will represent the highlights of both the Old Master Sculpture and the Important Furniture, Silver & Ceramics sales on Tuesday, December 8, 2009. The first of the three treasures to be sold from the Woburn Abbey collection on the instructions of the trustees of the Bedford Estates is the newly discovered unique... [Lire la suite]