23 janvier 2018

Klaas Muller at BRAFA, 27 Jan - 4 Feb 2018, Stand 104c

Pieter Paul Rubens (Siegen 1577-1640 Antwerp), Paul de Vos (Hulst circa 1591-1678 Antwerp) & Jan Wildens (Antwerp, 1585-1653), Diana and Nymphs hunting deer. Oil on canvas, 155 x 199 cm. © Klaas Muller Diana and Nymphs hunting deer. Detail by Pieter Paul Rubens. © Klaas Muller Diana and Nymphs hunting deer. Detail by Paul De Vos. © Klaas Muller Following thorough research, Professor Arnout Balis confirmed the figures to be fully authentic and by Rubens.... [Lire la suite]

21 mai 2013

Landmark exhibition returns Sir Horace Walpole's collection to its original setting

Pieter Paul Rubens, Friar’s Head. Oil on canvas. ©The State Hermitage Museum. LONDON.- The magnificent art collection amassed by Great Britain’s first Prime Minister, Sir Robert Walpole, has been reassembled in its original home of Houghton Hall for the first time in over 200 years. The most celebrated British collection of the 18th century, it was acquired in 1779 by Catherine the Great in a landmark private sale negotiated by James Christie, founder of Christie’s. The core of the collection went on to adorn the Hermitage in St.... [Lire la suite]
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