05 septembre 2021

"Botticelli, Artiste et designer" au musée Jacquemart-André, du 10 septembre 2021 au 24 janvier 2022

PARIS - À l’automne 2021, le musée Jacquemart-André célébrera le génie créatif de Sandro Botticelli (1445 – 1510) et l’activité de son atelier, en exposant une quarantaine d’œuvres de ce peintre raffiné accompagnées de quelques peintures de ses contemporains florentins sur lesquels Botticelli eut une influence particulière. La carrière de Botticelli, devenu l’un des plus grands artistes de Florence, témoigne du rayonnement et des changements profonds qui transforment la cité sous les Médicis.  Botticelli est sans doute l’un... [Lire la suite]

25 septembre 2020

Sotheby's to offer Sandro Botticelli's Renaissance masterpiece 'Young Man Holding a Roundel'

Sandro Botticelli, Young Man Holding a Roundel. Estimated to sell for in excess of $80 million. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- It was in Early Renaissance Italy that portraits of notable individuals first came to be considered high art. Florentine master Sandro Botticelli was at the forefront of this transformation, depicting his subjects in the second half of the 15th century with unprecedented directness and insight – decades before Leonardo da Vinci painted his enduring Mona Lisa.Botticelli was... [Lire la suite]
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22 août 2019

La Collection Alana au Musée Jacquemart-André, 13 septembre 2019- 20 janvier 2020

PARIS - À la rentrée 2019, le musée Jacquemart-André met à l’honneur la Collection Alana, l’une des plus précieuses et secrètes collections privées d’art de la Renaissance italienne au monde, actuellement conservée aux Etats-Unis. En écho à son exceptionnelle collection d’art italien, le musée Jacquemart-André présente plus de 75 chefs-d’œuvre des plus grands maitres italiens comme Lorenzo Monaco, Fra Angelico, Uccello, Lippi, Bellini, Carpaccio, Le Tintoret, Véronèse, Bronzino ou Gentileschi. Cette exposition offre l’occasion... [Lire la suite]
23 juillet 2019

Seattle Art Museum celebrates the cultural legacy of Paul G. Allen with works from the family collection

Lucian Freud, Large Interior, W11 (after Watteau), 1981–1983, oil on canvas, 73 x 78 in., Paul G. Allen Family Collection, © The Lucian Freud Archive/Bridgeman Images. SEATTLE, WA.- The Seattle Art Museum presents A Cultural Legacy: A Series of Paintings from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection (July 24, 2019–July 20, 2020). The iterative single-painting exhibition features works by Lucian Freud, Sandro Botticelli, and Georgia O’Keeffe from the Paul G. Allen Family Collection, one of the most significant private... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2019

Major Botticelli and Ghirlandaio conservation unveiled at The Bass, Miami Beach

Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi (Sandro Botticelli, 1444/45-1510) and Domenico di Tommaso Bigordi (Domenico Ghirlandaio, 1449-1494), Coronation of the Virgin, c. 1492. Tempera and oil on plaster, mounted on canvas,106 x 69 in. Collection of The Bass.Gift of John and Johanna Bass, 1963.001. MIAMI BEACH, FLA.- The Bass Museum of Art unveiled the recent conservation of the Coronation of the Virgin (c. 1492), a Renaissance altarpiece by Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi (Sandro Botticelli,... [Lire la suite]
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26 juin 2019

Sotheby's to offer most valuable Gainsborough ever to come to auction

LONDON.- This summer, Sotheby’s will present a roll-call of the greatest names in Western art history at its flagship Old Masters Evening Sale on 3 July. With an overall estimate of £4665.9m/ $59.5-83.7m, the sale next week is one of the strongest sales ever staged in this category, both in value as well as in the quality of works on offer. From some of the finest works by the three key British landscape painters remaining in private hands, to masterpieces and newly discovered works by Renaissance and Baroque masters,... [Lire la suite]

11 mars 2019

Exhibition celebrates Andrea del Verrocchio and his most famous pupil, Leonardo

Andrea del Verrocchio (Andrea di Michele di Francesco Cioni; Florence, c. 1435– Venice, 1488), Madonna and Child, c. 1470 or 1475, tempera and oil on panel, 75.5 x 54.8 cm. Berlin, Staatliche Museen, Gemäldegalerie. FLORENCE.- The first comprehensive retrospective devoted to Andrea del Verrocchio (1435 - 1488) opened in Florence this Spring at the Palazzo Strozzi, with an accompanying presentation at the Museo Nazionale del Bargello. Verrocchio, Master of Leonardo brings together masterpieces by Verrocchio from... [Lire la suite]
10 mars 2019

Georgia Museum of Art examines love in the Renaissance

Giovanni of Ser Giovanni, called Lo Scheggia, fragment with imprisoned woman (possibly from the Story of Lisabetta da Messina in the Decameron by Boccaccio), ca. 1440–50. Tempera on wood panel, 18 1/8 x 11 x 1 9/16 inches. Museo Stibbert, Firenze, 306. ATHENS, GA.- Marriage chests from Renaissance Italy are on display at the Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia from March 9 through May 26, 2019. The exhibition (“Life, Love and Marriage Chests in Renaissance Italy”) is organized by Contemporanea... [Lire la suite]
09 février 2019

'Botticelli: Heroines and Heroes' at Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

Sandro Botticelli (Italian, 1444 or 1445-1510), The Tragedy of Lucretia, 1499-1500. Tempera and oil on panel, 83.8 x 176.8 cm (33 x 69 5/8 in.) Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston BOSTON, MA – For the forthcoming Botticelli: Heroines + Heroes exhibition in early 2019, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum will be the sole venue in the United States to reunite Renaissance master Sandro Botticelli’s The Story of Lucretia from the Gardner Museum collection with the painter’s Story of Virginia, on loan from Italy for... [Lire la suite]
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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]