25 décembre 2021

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston debuts new Dutch and Flemish galleries

  BOSTON, MASS.- In the 17th century, global commerce fueled the economy of the Netherlands and Flanders and sparked an artistic boom. Merchants sailed from Amsterdam, Antwerp and other ports across seas and oceans, joining trade networks that stretched from Asia to the Americas and Africa. This unprecedented movement of goods, ideas and people, both free and enslaved, gave rise to what some have called the first age of globalization. On November 20, 2021, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, opened a suite of seven newly... [Lire la suite]

20 août 2021

'The Late Gothic Era: The Birth of Modernity' at Berlin’s Gemäldegalerie until 3 october 2021

BERLIN - Gemäldegalerie is holding the first ever comprehensive exhibition in the German-speaking world on late Gothic art. Featuring some 130 objects – including impressive loans and key works from the collections of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin – the show will juxtapose various artistic genres and media, revealing the full breadth of the media innovations of the 15th century and the art of the late Gothic era. The exhibition will revolve around the progressive tendencies of the long transition period between the Middle Ages... [Lire la suite]
17 décembre 2019

CODART Canon announces the 100 most important Dutch and Flemish works of art

Elias Scerpswert (? – ?), Bust of St Frederick, 1362, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. THE HAGUE.- CODART, an international network of some 700 museum curators of Dutch and Flemish art, announced the CODART Canon. The CODART Canon consists of 100 Dutch and Flemish works of art dating from before 1750 that are of particular importance to the history of art. The list can now be found on canon.codart.nl.Results of the ballotsOn the basis of two ballots (one held among museum curators followed by a second one among the general... [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]
13 septembre 2017

Van der Weyden, Rubens and Van Dyck: Flemish masters on view in The Hague

Master of Frankfurt, Portrait of the painter and his wife, 1496, Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp © KMSKA/Lukas – Art in Flanders VZW, photo: Hugo Maertens. THE HAGUE.- Better a good neighbour than a distant friend, so the saying goes. During the autumn of 2017, the Mauritshuis tells the story of Flemish portraiture using a selection of the best Flemish portraits from the Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Antwerp. In the Southern Netherlands (now Belgium), the art of portrait painting came into full bloom... [Lire la suite]
12 septembre 2015

'Drawing in Silver and Gold: Leonardo to Jasper Johns' opens at the British Museum

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519), Bust of a warrior, silverpoint on cream prepared paper, c. 1475. © The Trustees of the British Museum. LONDON.- This collaborative exhibition with the National Gallery of Art, Washington charts for the very first time the development across Europe of metalpoint through six centuries from Leonardo to the present day. The show presents a unique gathering of around 100 of the best examples of metalpoint loaned from collections across the globe and also highlights the remarkable graphic holdings... [Lire la suite]

24 mars 2015

Museo del Prado brings together for the first time four masterpieces by Van der Weyden

Descent from the Cross, Rogier van der Weyden, 220 cm x 262 cm, h. 1435. Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado. MADRID.- The Museo del Prado and the Fundación Amigos del Museo del Prado present “Rogier van der Weyden”, an exhibition on the man who was probably one of the most influential fifteenth-century artists and one of the greatest painters in history. This show celebrates the completion of the work to restore the Calvary, which was carried out under a collaboration agreement signed in 2011 by Patrimonio Nacional and the... [Lire la suite]
11 avril 2014

World record price for Jan Gossaert’s painting “Madonna and Child” at the Swiss auction house Koller

ZURICH.- The focus of Koller's Spring Auctions was on Old Art. Among the Old Master Paintings, Koller auctioned off the painting «Mary and Child» by the Flemish painter Jan Gossaert to an international private collector for CHF 2.37 million, slightly higher than the estimate. This is a new world record for a work by this painter, reached at an auction. Depictions of Madonnas high in demand The top lot of the Old Master Paintings‘ auction on 28 March was the painting „Mary and Child“ by the important... [Lire la suite]
12 octobre 2013

"L’héritage de Rogier van der Weyden. La peinture à Bruxelles 1450 – 1520" au Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique

Rogier van der Weyden : « Portrait d'Antoine de Bourgogne », ca. 1430 - 1504. Bruxelles, Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, inv. 1449 — © MRBAB, photo : J. Geleyns / Ro scan BRUXELLES - Les Musées royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique organisent une exposition dédiée à la peinture produite à Bruxelles entre la  mort de Van der Weyden et l’émergence d’un esprit nouveau  dans l’art de Bernard van Orley. L’exposition vise à dresser un  panorama de ce que fut la production picturale à Bruxelles à la  fin du... [Lire la suite]
11 mars 2013

Vanités au Musée d'Art Ancien de Bruxelles

Ecole des Pays-Bas Méridionaux, Le Jugement Dernier, XVème siècle (détail). Musée d'Art Ancien de Bruxelles Rogier van der Weyden, Pietà, La lamentation (détail). Chêne, 32,5 x 47,2 x 0,35. (ca. 1441). Musée d'Art Ancien de Bruxelles Hieronymus van Aken dit Bosch, Calvaire avec donateur (détail). Chêne, 74,7 x 61 x 1,5, (ca. 1490). Musée d'Art Ancien de Bruxelles  Musée d'Art Ancien de Bruxelles Pieter Boel ; figures attribuées à Jacques Jordaens, Vanitas. Toile; 141 x 199. Musée d'Art... [Lire la suite]