22 août 2018

Kupferstichkabinett opens exhibition of drawings from the Rembrandt School

 Constantijn Daniel van Renesse & Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, The Annunciation to Mary, circa 1652. Pen and brush in brown, black and red chalk, brown and gray wash © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Kupferstichkabinett / Jörg P. Anders. BERLIN.- Rembrandt or not Rembrandt? Drawings by the celebrated Dutch master have always been mixed up with those by his disciples and assistants who worked in the same style. Research carried out over the last years has led to a fundamental reappraisal of Rembrandt’s drawings... [Lire la suite]

01 mai 2018

Christie's to offer Rembrandt's 'Christ Presented to The People' from The Collection of the late Samuel Josefowitz

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn’s (1606-1669), Christ Presented to The People (‘Ecce Homo’). Estimate in the region of $3-5million. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. LONDON.- Christ Presented to The People (‘Ecce Homo’) is considered to be among Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn’s (1606-1669) most significant achievements in any medium (estimate on request: in the region of $3-5million). One of the world’s most versatile, innovative, and influential artists, Rembrandt is viewed by many as the greatest printmaker of any generation.... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2018

Exhibition presents remarkable art works dating from 1800 to the present day

Exhibition view Lombardo / Gonzalez-Torres. Tullio Lombardo, Young couple (formerly: Bacchus and Ariadne), around 1505/10, stone, marble, traces of painting (Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, Kunstkammer © KHM Museum Association) & Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Untitled (Perfect Lovers), 1987- 1990, Wall Clocks, Edition of 3, 1 AP (© The Felix Gonzalez-Torres Foundation, Courtesy of Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York) VIENNA.- The Kunsthistorisches Museum is presenting the exhibition The Shape of Time. Following monographic... [Lire la suite]
13 mars 2018

The J. Paul Getty Museum presents "Rembrandt and the Inspiration of India"

LOS ANGELES.- Among the most surprising aspects of Rembrandt’s prodigious output are twenty-three surviving drawings closely based on portraits made by artists working in Mughal India. These drawings mark a striking diversion for this quintessentially Dutch “Golden Age” artist, the only time he made a careful and extensive study of art from a dramatically different culture. Rembrandt and the Inspiration of India, on view March 13 –June 24, 2018, at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, explores for the first... [Lire la suite]
07 février 2018

Rembrandt etchings brought together in exhibition at Allen Memorial Art Museum

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669), "Self-Portrait Leaning on a Stone Sill," showing Basilisk watermark, 1639. Etching, with touches of drypoint; retouched in black chalk. Collection of Yale University Art Gallery. Transmitted light photograph courtesy of Theresa Fairbanks-Harris. OBERLIN, OH.- Etchings by Rembrandt figure prominently in the collections of many American academic museums, in part because they reward close looking and appeal to a wide range of learners and visitors. Lines of Inquiry: Learning from... [Lire la suite]
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08 janvier 2018

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669), Maria Bockenolle (Wife of Johannes Elison), 1634

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669), Maria Bockenolle (Wife of Johannes Elison), 1634. Oil on canvas, 174.9 x 124.1 cm (68 7/8 x 48 7/8 in.). William K. Richardson Fund, 56.511 © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston During his early years in Amsterdam, Rembrandt’s innovative and fashionable portrait paintings were a key factor in his growing reputation. Reverend Johannes Elison was minister of the Dutch Reformed Church in Norwich, England. In seventeenth century Dutch society, Protestant ministers were celebrated... [Lire la suite]

08 janvier 2018

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669), Reverend Johannes Elison, 1634

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669), Reverend Johannes Elison, 1634. Oil on canvas, 174.0 x 124.5 cm (68 1/2 x 49 in.). William K. Richardson Fund, 56.510 © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The Reverend Johannes Elison was the minister of the Dutch Reformed Church in Norwich, England; his wife, Maria Bockenolle, is represented in the companion painting. The portraits were commissioned by their son, a wealthy Amsterdam merchant. Such life-size, full‑length portraits, a format typically associated with royal or... [Lire la suite]
08 janvier 2018

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669), Artist in his Studio, about 1628

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669), Artist in his Studio, about 1628. Oil on panel, 24.8 x 31.7cm (9 3/4 x 12 1/2in.), Zoe Oliver Sherman Collection given in memory of Lillie Oliver Poor, 38.1838 © 2018 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. In this small painting, the young Rembrandt seems to represent the daunting moments of conception and decision necessary to the creation of a work of art. An artist confronts his easel in a studio bare of everything except his essential tools. This drama, with its emphasis on... [Lire la suite]
18 décembre 2017

TEFAF supports restoration and conservation projects at museums in Lisbon and Boston

Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga, Capela das Albertas. HELVOIRT.- The Executive Committee of The European Fine Art Foundation (TEFAF) has awarded a total of €50,000 to the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga (MNAA), Portugal and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), USA, to support their distinct restoration and conservation projects. The funds will support the conservation of ‘Capela das Albertas’, an integral part pf the Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga and a striking example of a Portuguese ‘gold church’. In the USA it will... [Lire la suite]
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23 octobre 2017

Major exhibition of prints, paintings and drawings by Rembrandt opens in Norwich

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669), Self-portrait Wearing a soft Cap, full Face, Head only (‘Rembrandt aux trois moustaches’) (only state) 1634. Etching on paper. 4.8 x 4.4 cm © Norfolk Museums Service. NORWICH.- The internationally revered Dutch artist Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606-1669) is the subject of a major exhibition presented by Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery from Saturday 21 October until Sunday 7 January 2018. Rembrandt: Lightening the Darkness focuses specifically on one of the less... [Lire la suite]
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