02 janvier 2019

Exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art presents Dutch masterpieces in a new light

Johannes Vermeer (Dutch, Delft 1632-1675 Delft), Young Woman with a Water Pitcher, ca. 1662. Oil on canvas, 18 x 16 in. (45.7 x 40.6 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Marquand Collection, Gift of Henry G. Marquand, 1889, 89.15.21. NEW YORK, NY.- Dutch paintings of the 17th century—the Golden Age of Rembrandt, Hals, and Vermeer—have been a highlight of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection since the Museum's founding purchase in 1871 . The exhibition In Praise of Painting: Dutch Masterpieces at The... [Lire la suite]

13 novembre 2017

Major exhibition of Dutch masters opens at the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, 'Self-portrait as the apostle Paul', 1661 (detail). Rijksmuseum, de Bruijn-van der Leeuw Bequest, Muri, Switzerland. SYDNEY.- It’s one of the most exciting episodes in art history, and one that still delights today. In the 17th century Dutch Republic – a newly wealthy and independent nation – the art of painting flourished like never before. Dutch artists sensitively observed the beauty of the world around them, transforming it with great skill into vivid and compelling paintings, from intense... [Lire la suite]
20 janvier 2017

Vermeer et les maîtres de la peinture de genre au Louvre du 22 février au 22 mai 2017

Johannes Vermeer, La Laitière , vers 1657-1658. Huile sur toile. 45,5 x 41 cm. Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum © Amsterdam, The Rijksmuseum. PARIS - C’est une exposition-événement que le musée du Louvre, en collaboration avec la National Gallery of Ireland et la National Gallery of Art de Washington, organise autour de la figure aujourd’hui si célèbre de Vermeer. Réunissant pour la première fois à Paris depuis 1966 douze tableaux de Vermeer (soit un tiers de l’œuvre connu du maître de Delft), l’exposition explore le réseau... [Lire la suite]
01 octobre 2012

The Scuderie del Quirinale opens exhibition by the greatest Dutch painter of the 17th century

Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675), The Little Street, 1658 circa. Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum Gift of H.W.A. Deterding, London © Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam ROME.- At long last, Rome hosts a major retrospective of the work of Johannes Vermeer, the greatest Dutch painter of the 17th century, whose art is not represented in any Italian collection nor has it ever been the object of a structured, in-depth study in this country. The Scuderie del Quirinale exhibition includes a meticulous selection of works by Vermeer – extremely rare, and held in... [Lire la suite]
12 décembre 2011

Sotheby's to offer Old Master paintings from the estate of wife of magnate Charles Forte

Giovanni Antonio Canal, called il Canaletto, Venice, a View of the Churches of the Redentore and San Giacomo, with a Moored Man-of-War, Gondolas and Barges. Est. $5/7 million. Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s New York auction of Important Old Master Paintings & Sculpture on 26 January 2012 will feature three paintings from the estate of Lady Forte, whose husband Charles Forte founded the global hotel and restaurant group Trusthouse Forte. The group comprises: Venice, A View of the Churches of the Redentore and San... [Lire la suite]
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25 août 2011

'Vermeer’s Women: Secrets and Silence' @ Fitzwilliam Museum

 Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675), The Lacemaker (c.1669-70). Oil on canvas, 24 x 21 cm. Musée du Louvre, Paris © Réunion des Musées Nationaux/ Gérard Blot A new exhibition on the 17th-century Dutch master Johannes Vermeer will explore the mysterious appeal of the women in his paintings. Vermeer’s Women: Secrets and Silence features 28 works by master painters of the Dutch Golden Age and four iconic works by Vermeer, including The Lacemaker from the Musée du Louvre in Paris, on show in the UK for the first time. Johannes... [Lire la suite]

04 juin 2009

Pieter de Hooch (Rotterdam 1629 - 1684 Amsterdam) A Woman Handing a Coin to a Serving Woman with a Child

Pieter de Hooch (Rotterdam 1629 - 1684 Amsterdam) A Woman Handing a Coin to a Serving Woman with a Child Signed on the fireplace at right: P D HOOCH. oil on canvas. 28 3/4 by 26 in.; 73 by 66 cm. Est. 400,000—600,000 USD. Lot Sold 1,650,500 USD PROVENANCE: Jacob Crammer Symonsz.., Amsterdam, 1778; His sale, Amsterdam, November 25, 1778, lot 12 (as oil on panel), for 520 guilders, to J. Danser Nijman;1J. Danser Nijman, Amsterdam, 1778-1797;His sale, Amsterdam, August 16, 1797, lot 114, for 400 guilders, to Roos; B. Ocke,... [Lire la suite]
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17 février 2009

"Rembrandt: A Childhood Dream" @ Frans Hals Museum in Haarlem

Jan Baptist Weenix, (1621-ca.1660), Figures among ruins 1656. Canvas: 112 x 146 cm. Signed and dated 1656. Frame: 139 x 175 x 7 cm. (Detail) HAARLEM.- There are only a few private collectors of Dutch art in the Netherlands. After all, museum quality works are very scarce. Assembling a good collection requires extensive knowledge, ample financial means and even more patience. Leading collectors seldom seek publicity. In this respect, George and Ilone Kremer are an exception, for they have deliberately chosen to disclose their... [Lire la suite]
14 février 2009

"Vermeer, Fabritius & De Hooch: Three Masterpieces from Delft" @ The National Gallery of Ireland

Pieter de Hooch (1629-1684), ‘The Courtyard of a House in Delft’, 1658. © The National Gallery, London DUBLIN.- The National Gallery of Ireland presents today Vermeer, Fabritius & De Hooch: Three Masterpieces from Delft, on view through May 24, 2009. This small, but exceptional display will explore the outstanding talents of three master painters of the Delft School: Carel Fabritius, Pieter de Hooch and Johannes Vermeer. Fabritius's interest in perspective and illusionism is highlighted in his painting. Three world-renowned... [Lire la suite]
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28 janvier 2009

Pieter de Hooch (Rotterdam 1629-1684 Amsterdam), Jeune femme nourrissant son perroquet

Pieter de Hooch (Rotterdam 1629-1684 Amsterdam), Jeune femme nourrissant son perroquet signé 'PD Hooghe' (sur la fenêtre à gauche). huile sur toile. 52 x 44,5 cm. (20½ x 17½ in.) Estimate €200,000 - €300,000 Provenance: Vente Constantin, Paris, 18-19 mars 1816, lot 44, où acquis (380 francs) parA. Pérignon; sa vente, Paris, 10 décembre 1817, lot 25 (300 francs).Collection T.Ward, d'où acquis le 4 février 1904 par la Galerie Sedelmeyer, Paris, d'où acquis le 7 février 1905 par Vischer Boetger.Collection H.B. Jacobs,... [Lire la suite]
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