02 juin 2019

'Best-of-the-best' prints by Rembrandt displayed together for first time at Lady Lever

LIVERPOOL.- The Lady Lever Art Gallery opened Rembrandt in Print (1 June to 15 September 2019), a new exhibition which presents 50 of the finest etchings and drypoints by the world-famous Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), on loan from the celebrated collection of the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford. This exclusive selection of ‘the-best-of-the-best’ Rembrandt prints have never been displayed together and have been hand-picked to show the full scope of Rembrandt’s ability as a printer, in the year which also marks... [Lire la suite]
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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]
11 octobre 2017

Philadelphia Museum to Present Centenary Exhibition Dedicated to Renowned Collection of European Old Master Art

Antonello da Messina (Antonello di Giovanni di Michele de Antonio), Italian (active Messina, Naples, and Venice), 1456- 1479, Portrait of a Young Gentleman, 1474. Oil on panel, 12 5/8 x 10 11/16 inches (32.1 x 27.1 cm). Philadelphia Museum of Art, John G. Johnson Collection, 1917. © 2017 Philadelphia Museum of Art. PHILADELPHIA - This fall, the Philadelphia Museum of Art will present Old Masters Now: Celebrating the Johnson Collection, a major exhibition focusing on one of the finest collections... [Lire la suite]
05 septembre 2017

Rembrandt's Religious Prints: the Feddersen Collection on view at the Snite Museum of Art

Rembrandt (Dutch, 1606–1669), Self-Portrait in a Velvet Cap with Plume, 1638, etching, 5.28 x 4.06 inches. Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Jack F. Feddersen, 1991.025.001. NOTRE DAME, IN.- The Jack and Alfrieda Feddersen Collection of Rembrandt prints will make an encore appearance at the Snite Museum of ArtSeptember 3 through November 25. The exhibition of the renowned artist’s prints marks the publication of the first comprehensive catalog of the entire collection and the celebration of the University of Notre Dame’s 175th... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2017

The National Portrait Gallery opens its first exhibition of old master European portrait drawings

Sir John Godsalve by Hans Holbein the Younger, c.1532-4, Royal Collection Trust © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2017. LONDON.- The National Portrait Gallery opened its first exhibition of old master European portrait drawings, many rarely seen, and some not displayed for decades, today Thursday 13 July 2017. But while the works on display are by some of the outstanding masters of the Renaissance and Baroque, the drawings in The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt (13 July – 22 October 2017) have been... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2017

"Dessiner le quotidien. La Hollande au Siècle d'or" au Musée du Louvre, 16 mars - 12 juin 2017

Rembrandt, Femme à la fenêtre, Plume et encre brune, lavis brun, 29,5 x 16,44 cm, Paris, musée du Louvre, département des Arts graphiques. © RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / Gérard Blot  PARIS - Conçue en contrepoint de l’exposition « Vermeer et les maîtres de la peinture de genre » (présentée au Louvre du 22 février au 22 mai 2017) et organisée en partenariat avec les Beaux-Arts de Paris, l’exposition explore le foisonnement des motifs tirés de la vie quotidienne dans la production graphique des artistes... [Lire la suite]

15 février 2017

The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens first major exhibition in the United States devoted to Hercules Segers

NEW YORK, NY.- Hercules Segers (ca. 1589–ca. 1638), the great Dutch experimental printmaker, created otherworldly landscapes of astonishing originality by using an extraordinary array of techniques that still puzzle scholars today. The Mysterious Landscapes of Hercules Segers, on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art from February 13 through May 21, is the first major exhibition in the United States devoted to the artist, who possessed one of the most fertile creative minds of his time. Although his name is not well... [Lire la suite]
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03 février 2017

The Morgan presents treasures from the Nationalmuseum of Sweden

François Boucher (French, 1703-1770), The Triumph of Venus, 1740 (detail), oil on canvas. Nationalmuseum, Stockholm. Photo: Cecilia Heisser / Nationalmuseum.  NEW YORK, NY.- The Nationalmuseum, Sweden’s largest and most distinguished art institution, is collaborating with the Morgan Library & Museum to bring more than seventy-five masterpieces from its renowned collections to New York in an extraordinary new exhibition opening February 3. The show features work by artists such as Albrecht Dürer, Raphael,... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2016

Rembrandt, St. Jerome Reading in an Italian Landscape, ca. 1653

Rembrandt (Rembrandt van Rijn) (Dutch, Leiden 1606–1669 Amsterdam), St. Jerome Reading in an Italian Landscape, ca. 1653. Etching, drypoint, and engraving on oatmeal paper; second state of two, plate: 10 3/16 x 8 1/4 in. (25.9 x 21 cm). Gift of Felix M. Warburg and his family, 1941. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 41.1.17 © 2000–2016 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Rembrandt depicted Saint Jerome many times, here as a contented old man reading. The print reflects Rembrandt's great admiration for... [Lire la suite]
14 août 2016

Rembrandt, The Artist Drawing from the Model, ca. 1639

Rembrandt (Rembrandt van Rijn) (Dutch, Leiden 1606–1669 Amsterdam), The Artist Drawing from the Model, ca. 1639. Etching and drypoint on paper, 9 1/8 × 7 1/4 in. (23.2 × 18.4 cm). The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, RvR 270 © The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York Numerous issues are raised by this fascinating but incomplete image that points so directly to the theme of making art. A surviving drawing suggests that Rembrandt had ideas about completing this print, but he never took it past this second state.... [Lire la suite]