09 juin 2020

One of the Last Self-Portraits by Rembrandt Left in Private Hands to be offered at Sotheby’s

Rembrandt Van Rijn, Self-portrait, wearing a ruff and black hat, 1632, est £12-16 million ($15-20 million). Courtesy Sotheby's LONDON.- No artist’s face is so instantly recognisable as that of Rembrandt. From sketches of an ambitious and self-confident youth of 22, to detailed and sobering self-depictions of a careworn and prematurely aged old man of 63, he recorded his own physiognomy in some 80 paintings, etchings and drawings, documenting his enduring captivation with his own image throughout almost the entire span of his... [Lire la suite]
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10 mars 2020

The Ashmolean opens first exhibition in the UK to examine Rembrandt's early years

Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–69), Self-portrait in a cap, wide-eyed and open-mouthed, 1630. Etching and drypoint on laid paper, 5.2 x 4.7 cm, Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford. OXFORD.- Young Rembrandt is the first major exhibition in the UK to examine the early years of one of the greatest artists of all time. Looking at Rembrandt’s first decade at work, from 1624–34, the show charts a career on a truly meteoric path. How was it that in his earliest known work, The Spectacles Seller (1624-25),... [Lire la suite]
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15 février 2020

A major new exhibition of Chatsworth's world-class collection of Old Masters drawings opens at Millennium Gallery

Sebastiano del Piombo, A reclining apostle, circa 1516. © The Devonshire Collections Reproduced by kind permission of Chatsworth Settlement Trustees. SHEFFIELD.- A major new exhibition featuring more than 50 Old Master drawings from Chatsworth’s extraordinary collection, second only to the Queen’s in its remarkable scope and quality, opened in Sheffield.Featuring works by Carpaccio, Poussin, Rembrandt, Rubens, Van Dyck and more, Lines of Beauty: Master Drawings from Chatsworth is the largest exhibition of these rare wonders... [Lire la suite]
23 janvier 2020

Major Rembrandt portrait painting on loan to the Wadsworth from the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Rembrandt van Rijn, Titus in a Monk’s Habit, 1660. Oil on canvas. Loan from the Rijksmuseum. Purchased with the support of the Vereniging Rembrandt, 1933; formerly Stroganoff Collection, St Petersburg. HARTFORD, CONN.- Rembrandt's Titus in a Monk's Habit (1660) is coming to Hartford, Connecticut. On loan from the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, the painting will be on view at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art from February 1 through April 30, 2020. Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669), recognized as one of the most important... [Lire la suite]
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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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