10 février 2017

Exhibition at Yale Center for British Art features nearly three hundred objects from international collections

Johan Joseph Zoffany, Queen Charlotte, 1771, oil on canvas, Royal Collection Trust, UK, © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2016 NEW HAVEN, CONN.- This February, the Yale Center for British Art premiered the first exhibition to explore the instrumental roles of the Hanoverian princesses Caroline of Ansbach (1683–1737), Augusta of Saxe-Gotha (1719–1772), and Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1744–1818)—all of whom married into the British royal family—and how they shaped the nation’s society and culture during a time of... [Lire la suite]

24 juillet 2016

Britain in the World: New display of the collections at the Yale Center for British Art

Benjamin West, Queen Charlotte, 1777, oil on canvas, Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection. NEW HAVEN, CONN.- When the Yale Center for British Art reopened to the public, after completing the third phase of an important multi-year building conservation project, visitors can experience not only a renewed masterpiece of modern architecture by Louis I. Kahn, but also a freshly reimagined installation of the Center’s collections. More than five hundred works from the Center’s holdings, largely the gift of... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2016

S.J. PHILLIPS LTD at Masterpiece London 2016

Antique German rectangular coloured gold box, probably Hanau, c.1760. Price on request. Courtesy S. J. Phillips Ltd Citrine cluster brooch-pendant by Boucheron, Paris, c.1940. Price on request. Courtesy S. J. Phillips Ltd  Antique Royal presentation clock by Atherton, London, c.1770. Banded red and white agate panels mounted in 22ct gold cagework, the sides with gold portraits in silhouette of George III, Queen Charlotte and their son George, Prince of Wales. Price on request.... [Lire la suite]
30 juillet 2013

Queen Charlotte's NotebookQueen Charlotte's Notebook, England, c.1765

Queen Charlotte's Notebook, England, c.1765. Tortoiseshell, gold, diamonds, 11.0 x 8.3 x 2.5 cm. RCIN 46707. Royal Collection © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Provenance: Made for Queen Charlotte, c.1761-1770; Lady Mount Stephen; by whom presented to Queen Mary before 1920. Exhibited at Schloss Güstrow, Schwerin, Germany, in '1000 Jahre Mecklenburg', 1995, p338, no 6.28 Exhibited at the Queen's Gallery, in 'George III Collector and Patron', 1974-5, p64, no.105 Queen Mary, consort of King George... [Lire la suite]
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