06 août 2018

Botticelli among treasures at the Chazen Museum of Art's 'Life, Love & Marriage in Renaissance Italy'

Master of Charles of Durazzo (active 1370–1420, Florence) Panel from a Marriage Chest (cassone) with Story of Torello and Saladin, ca. 1380–90, tempera and molded and gilded gesso on panel, 20 1/8 x 49 1/4 x 2 3/8 in. (51 x 125 x 6 cm), collection of Museo Stibbert, Florence, Italy, Inv. 16201. MADISON, WI .- Drawing on a selection of outstanding panels and complete cassoni—elaborately decorated wedding chests—together with textiles, majolica ware, paintings and other domestic items, this exhibition explores and... [Lire la suite]

02 juillet 2018

Legion of Honor organizes first major exhibition to explore the Pre-Raphaelites' relationship to the Old Masters

John Roddam Spencer Stanhope, 'Love and the Maiden', 1877. Oil, gold paint and gold leaf on canvas, 54 x 79 in. (137.2 x 200.7 cm). Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Museum purchase, European Art Trust Fund, Grover A. Magnin Bequest Fund and Dorothy Spreckels Munn Bequest Fund, 2002.176.  SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Truth and Beauty: The Pre-Raphaelites and the Old Masters is the first major international exhibition to assemble works by England’s nineteenth-century Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood with the... [Lire la suite]
10 novembre 2017

Audap & Mirabaud to offer a Madonna of the Pomegranate painted on panel by Sandro Botticelli

Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510) et son atelier, "La Vierge à la Grenade, rehauts d'or". Panneau de peuplier, un planche, non parqueté, cintré dans la partie supérieure (anciennement rectangulaire, agrandi dans la partie supérieure). Haut. : 90,5 cm ; Larg. : 59 cm (Restaurations anciennes et petits manques). Au revers du panneau, n° 39, n° 3889. Estimation : 500 000 € / 600 000 €. Photo courtesy Audap & Mirabaud PARIS.- On November 29, Audap & Mirabaud auction house will offer... [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]
04 septembre 2017

The Renaissance art collection of a powerful Italian family comes to Auckland

AUCKLAND.- The art and lives of a Florentine dynasty is being revealed in Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki’s new exhibition The Corsini Collection: A Window on Renaissance Florence which opened on Saturday 2 September 2017. Drawn from the extensive private art collection of the eminent Corsini family in Florence, Italy, the exhibition features Renaissance and Baroque painting by artists such as Botticelli, Caravaggio, Andrea del Sarto and Pontormo. It is the first time this collection has toured outside Italy... [Lire la suite]
24 avril 2017

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, presents largest-ever display of paintings by Sandro Botticelli in the U.S.

Sandro Botticelli and workshop, Venus (detail), about 1484–90. Oil on canvas, transferred from panel. Galleria Sabauda, Turin. lnv. 172. BOSTON, MASS.- This spring, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, presents the largest exhibition of paintings by Sandro Botticelli (about 1445–1510) ever to be shown in the US. Perhaps more than any other painter, Botticelli exemplifies the artistic achievement of Renaissance Florence in the 15th century, and his signature style of strong contours, lyrical poses and flowing... [Lire la suite]
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12 janvier 2017

Florentine artist, circa 1480-85, close to Sandro Botticelli, Portrait of a young man, bust length, in a red cap

Lot 13. Florentine artist, circa 1480-85, close to Sandro Botticelli, Portrait of a young man, bust length, in a red cap, tempera on panel, in an engaged frame; overall: 19 3/8  by 12 5/8  in.; 49.2 by 32 cm.; painted surface: 16 3/4  by 10 1/4  in.; 42.8 by 26 cm. Estimate 600,000 — 800,000 USD. Photo: Sotheby's. Provenance: Paolini, Rome, by 1912;Marczell von Nemes collection, Budapest, by 1913;With A.S. Drey, Munich (according to an annotation in the Bernard Berenson... [Lire la suite]
23 mai 2016

Rediscoveries & selected works from private collections to highlight May auction at Sotheby's

Lot 49. Gabriel Metsu (Leiden 1629 - 1669 Amsterdam), An Officer Paying Court to a Young Woman, detail, signed lower center on the foot stove: GMetsu (GM in ligature), oil on canvas, 16 by 14 in; 40.6 by 35.5 cm. Estimate 6,000,000 — 8,000,000 USD (5,397,140 - 7,196,186 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.  NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s spring auction of Master Paintings in New York will be held on 26 May 2016, featuring 102 superb works by celebrated... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2016

Mains et livres chez Rogier van der Weyden, Sandro Botticelli, Bronzino, Pedro Pablo Rubens et Georges de La Tour

Rogier van der Weyden (Tournai 1400 – Bruxelles 1464), Marie Madeleine lisant (détail), avant 1438 ?, Londres, National Gallery. Sandro Botticelli, The Madonna of the Book (Madonna del Libro) (detail), c.1483, Museo Poldi Pezzoli. Bronzino (Agnolo di Cosimo di Mariano) (Italian, Monticelli 1503–1572 Florence), Portrait of a Young Man (detail), 1530s. © 2000–2015 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Agnolo di Cosimo (Bronzino), Portrait of Lucrezia Panciatichi (detail), ca. 1545, Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence. Pedro Pablo... [Lire la suite]
28 septembre 2015

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin opens exhibition featuring works by Florentine painter Sandro Botticelli

Sandro Botticelli, Venus, 1490 © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Foto: Jörg P. Ande BERLIN.- The Florentine painter Sandro Botticelli (1445–1510) is considered to be one of the most prominent artists of the Renaissance. His paintings were reproduced and interpreted repeatedly, his motifs frequently captured and distorted. As independent, new works, they deviate from the originals in their own separate ways. They can differ so greatly from Botticelli’s pictures that the name of the painter can now represent fashion and... [Lire la suite]