01 juin 2021

17th century Flemish and Netherlandish paintings highlight Dorotheum's Old Master Paintings sale

 VIENNA.- From the beauty of refined, jewel-like floral arrangements to hard-drinking peasants fighting in the mud, both the high and the low elements of 17th century Flemish and Netherlandish life are represented in Dorotheum’s Old Master Paintings sale on 8th June 2021. The prowess of the painters of the Low Countries was such that they were much sought-after and travelled far and wide around Europe. Works by some of the greatest exponents are included in our sale; from Peter Paul Rubens, who was the quintessential... [Lire la suite]

05 avril 2021

Van Dyck, Lippi, Savery and Waldmüller sell for strong prices in Koller's Old Masters & 19th Century Paintings auction

Lot 3027. Anthony van Dyck (Antwerp 1599–1641 London), St Jerome in the Wilderness. Oil on panel, 47.1 × 40.4 cm. Estimate upon request. Sold for CHF 2 443 300. Courtesy Koller ZURICH.- Koller's Old Masters & 19th Century Paintings auction in Zurich on 26 March registered robust prices, with highly competitive bidding for many of the top lots, despite the fact that the sale had to be held without in-person bidding. Anthony van Dyck's St Jerome in the Wilderness, a fascinating,... [Lire la suite]
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05 novembre 2017

Harvard Art Museums to receive transformative gift of Dutch, Flemish, and Netherlandish drawings

Jacques de Gheyn II, A Roma Woman with a Child, c. 1604. Brown ink and black chalk. The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Promised Gift, 25.1998.10. Photo: © President and Fellows of Harvard College.  CAMBRIDGE, MASS.- The Harvard Art Museums announce the extraordinary gift of 330 16th- to 18th-century Dutch, Flemish, and Netherlandish drawings from the esteemed collection of Maida and George S. Abrams (Harvard A.B. ’54, LL.B. ’57), considered the best... [Lire la suite]
03 octobre 2016

Flemish landscape paintings on view at Kunsthalle im Lipsiusbau

Jan Brueghel d. J. and imitators, Landscape with the creation of the animals, oil on oak, 53.7 x 81 cm, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister. Copyright : SKD DRESDEN.- Dizzying vistas of river valleys and mountain peaks, the impenetrable thicket of a forest bustling with countless animals, the idyllic quiet of a lake in the evening light. What we now call landscapes weren’t always seen that way – and they certainly weren’t depicted that way either. In the special exhibition ‘Paradise on Earth: Flemish Landscape Painting... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2016

Mauritshuis acquires rare floral still-life by the 17th-century painter Roelant Savery

Roelant Savery (1576-1639), Vase of Flowers in a Stone Niche, 1615. Mauritshuis, The Hague. Acquired with the support of the BankGiro Lottery, the Rembrandt Association (thanks to her Fund for 17th-century Painting) and a private individual, 2016. MAASTRICHT.- The Mauritshuis has acquired a masterpiece by the 17th-century painter Roelant Savery (1576 – 1639) for €6.5 million, thanks to the generous support of the BankGiro Lottery, the Rembrandt Association and a private individual. The painting, Vase of Flowers in a Stone... [Lire la suite]
09 octobre 2015

Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent reveals the fascinating story behind its 17th-century collection

GHENT.- The MSK houses more than 60 Dutch paintings from the 17th century, a period known as ‘The Golden Age’ by its northern neighbours. On the occasion of ‘Gent Kleurt Oranje’, this rich collection comes under scrutiny: when was it established and how was it subsequently developed? What is the relationship between the North and South? And is everything really what it seems? This autumn, the MSK has gone in search of answers to these questions and shine the spotlight upon this unique, sometimes curious,... [Lire la suite]