15 janvier 2020

Sixty European masterworks from the IMA collection exhibited in China for the first time

INDIANAPOLIS, IND.- For the first time in history, 60 European masterworks from the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s collection traveled to China in the exhibition, Rembrandt to Monet: 500 Years of European Painting from the Clowes Collection and the Indianapolis Museum of Art.The exhibition encompasses the most influential periods and schools of European art history. Highlights include works by Titian, Rubens, Rembrandt, Goya, Gauguin and Monet, among others. This international exhibition is curated by Kjell Wangensteen,... [Lire la suite]

11 janvier 2020

Jan Lievens masterpiece featuring Rembrandt as model to be offered at Sotheby's

Jan Lievens (Leiden 1607 – 1674 Amsterdam), A Woman Embraced by a Man (Rembrandt van Rijn), 1626-1627, oil on canvas. Estimate $4/6 million. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- On offer from the private collection of J.E. Safra, A Woman Embraced by a Man, is an early masterpiece by one of the most fascinating and enigmatic Dutch painters of the 17th century and is now believed to feature none other than Rembrandt van Rijn as the model for the man.The oil on canvas was painted in 1626-1627, when Lievens was only... [Lire la suite]
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31 décembre 2019

MASTERLY! 4 Centuries of Drawing and Painting at the Kunsthal in Rotterdam

  Camille Pissarro, Les Coteaux d'Auvers (The hills of Auvers), 1882, Oil on canvas, collection Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen. Donation: Rotterdam art friends 1917. Rotterdam - 'Masterly!’ will be presenting a grand retrospective of  four centuries of paintings and drawings from the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen collection. In over 150 works, the exhibition showcases the mastery of 27 artists who all excel in both art forms. It features work by famous masters such as Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Gogh, Delacroix,... [Lire la suite]
11 novembre 2019

'George IV: Art & Spectacle' at Queen’s Gallery, London

Sir Thomas Lawrence, George IV, 1821. Photo: Royal Collection Trust/© HM Queen Elizabeth II 2019 LONDON - George IV (1762–1830) was the collector and commissioner of many of the finest works of art in the Royal Collection. He turned Buckingham House into a Palace, radically remodelled Windsor Castle inside and out, and built the Royal Pavilion at Brighton, an oriental-style pleasure palace by the sea. In London, his architectural vision extended to the laying out of Regent Street and Regent’s Park. From 1811,... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2019

Exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago exhibits Dutch and Flemish drawings

Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish, 1577-1640), A Sheet of Anatomical Studies, 1600-1610. Pen and brown ink on ivory laid paper, 271 × 188 mm. The Art Institute of Chicago, Regenstein Acquisition Fund. CHICAGO, IL.- The Art Institute of Chicago presents Rubens, Rembrandt, and Drawing in the Golden Age, on view from until January 5, 2020. This exhibition reflects a unique and comprehensive effort by the Art Institute to study and interpret its holdings of Dutch and Flemish drawings. The project is a... [Lire la suite]
01 novembre 2019

Museum De Lakenhal opens 'Young Rembrandt: Rising Star' exhibition

LEIDEN.- From November 2019 to February 2020 Museum De Lakenhal will present the exhibition Young Rembrandt.1624-1634. This will be the first major exhibition exclusively devoted to the early work of Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606-1669). Young Rembrandt 1624-1634 will allow visitors to look over the young painter’s shoulder and see how his talent developed and flourished. Almost 400 years after their creation works produced in Leiden by the now internationally famous master will return to the city of his birth.... [Lire la suite]
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13 octobre 2019

The Fall of Haman: Rembrandt’s Picture in the Mirror of Time at the Hermitage

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), The fall of Haman (Haman learns his fate), ca. 1660-1665. © The State Hermitage Museum. On 4 October 2019, it will be exactly 350 years since the death of the great artist Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669). This date is being widely commemorated in the Netherlands and around the world. Paying its own tribute to Rembrandt’s genius, the State Hermitage is presenting after restoration one of the most mysterious and striking masterpieces in its collection The Fall of Haman. The opening of the... [Lire la suite]
01 août 2019

Princeton University Art Museum acquires one of Rembrandt's most iconic works

Rembrandt van Rijn (Dutch, 1606–1669), Landscape with Three Trees, 1643. Etching with drypoint and engraving. Princeton University Art Museum, Museum purchase, Fowler McCormick, Class of 1921, Fund and Laura P. Hall Memorial Fund in memory of the Museum’s dear friend and benefactor David A. Tierno. PRINCETON, NJ.- An evocative and technically complex etching by Dutch Baroque master Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-69), "Landscape with Three Trees" (1643), was recently acquired by the Princeton University Art Museum. The... [Lire la suite]
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05 juillet 2019

12 x Erwin Olaf at the Rijksmuseum

Erwin Olaf and Taco Dibbits. Photo: Olivier Middendorp. AMSTERDAM.- The Rijksmuseum has been a major source of inspiration for Erwin Olaf since his early youth, with Rembrandt, Jan Steen, Breitner and other Dutch artists being hugely influential on his work. To mark the transfer of his core collection the Rijksmuseum is staging the exhibition 12 x Erwin Olaf, in which Olaf places his photographs in dialogue with Dutch painting. This is the first time that his work is being displayed alongside that of his great... [Lire la suite]
30 juin 2019

Sotheby's unveils 'Treasures from Chatsworth' with Leonardo Da Vinci drawing, Lucian Freud portraits, and more

 Chatsworth House. © Chatsworth House Trust NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s New York opened its doors today to Treasures from Chatsworth – a rare, public exhibition in the United States of works from the fabled Devonshire Collection, held at historic Chatsworth House in the United Kingdom. Chatsworth is home to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire, and has been passed down through 16 generations of the Cavendish family. The house is renowned for the quality of its art, landscape and hospitality, and has evolved... [Lire la suite]