08 février 2020

Rembrandt and the Portrait in Amsterdam, 1590-1670 at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza

Rembrandt, Portrait of a Gentleman with a Tall Hat and Gloves, ca. 1656-58, Washington, National Gallery of Art, Widener Collection. MADRID – The Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza is presenting Rembrandt and Amsterdam portraiture 1590-1670, which brings together a selection of portraits produced during the city’s Golden Age, with Rembrandt and his work as the key focus. This exceptional group of paintings and prints includes some of the greatest examples of this genre, both by Rembrandt himself – 22 in total – and by... [Lire la suite]

29 décembre 2019

Rembrandt etchings acquired for the nation

LONDON.- Working in collaboration with the Old Master Prints specialists and the Valuations team, Christie’s Heritage and Taxation experts negotiated the acceptance in lieu of six etchings by Rembrandt van Rijn, which have been allocated to National Museums NI for display at the Ulster Museum.This is a particularly fitting acquisition, being completed in the year of the 350th anniversary of Rembrandt’s death. This is the first time that any works by Rembrandt have entered these collections and demonstrates the... [Lire la suite]
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05 novembre 2019

Exhibition at Sotheby's Amsterdam shines a light on Rembrandt's extraordinary ability to capture a moment in time

Rembrandt, Self-portrait in a cap, laughing.Etching with drypoint, 1630. Courtesy Sotheby's. AMSTERDAM.- This autumn, Sotheby’s Amsterdam will stage an exhibition that shines a light on Rembrandt’s extraordinary ability to capture likenesses and fleeting moments with the same kind of ‘snapshot-like’ immediacy of the modern-day photographer. Rembrandt: the 17th-Century Photographer celebrates the artist’s exceptional draughtsmanship and unparalleled virtuosity as a printmaker, as well as his photographic eye... [Lire la suite]
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11 octobre 2019

Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam opens 'Rembrandt-Velázquez. Dutch & Spanish Masters'

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands (R) and King Felipe VI of Spain (L) attend the opening of the Rembrandt-Velazquez exhibition at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam on October 10, 2019. Robin van Lonkhuijsen / ANP / AFP. AMSTERDAM.- Rembrandt-Velázquez. Dutch & Spanish Masters will present an outstanding selection of paintings by Dutch and Spanish Masters of the 17th century, including some of the greatest pieces by, amongst others, Rembrandt, Velázquez, Murillo, Hals, Zurbarán and Vermeer. In this exhibition, 60... [Lire la suite]
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]