01 mai 2023

Saint Francis of Assisi at the National Gallery, London

Francisco de Zurbarán, 'Saint Francis in Meditation', 1635-9. Oil on canvas, 152 x 99 cm © The National Gallery, London LONDON - The first major art exhibition in the UK to explore the life and legacy of Saint Francis of Assisi (1182–1226), one of history’s most inspirational and revered figures, will be staged at the National Gallery next spring. The exhibition presents the art and imagery of Saint Francis from the 13th century to today and examines how his spiritual radicalism, his commitment to the... [Lire la suite]

25 décembre 2022

Portland Art Museum presents Sandro Botticelli’s 'Madonna of the Magnificat'

  Sandro Botticelli (Italian, 1445–1510), Madonna of the Magnificat, ca. 1483. Tempera, oil, and gold on wood panel. Private collection. Image courtesy of Christie’s. PORTLAND, OR.- Just in time for the holidays, the Portland Art Museum is presenting Sandro Botticelli’s masterwork Madonna of the Magnificat (ca. 1483), a tondo (round painting) of the Madonna and Child with angels. This rarely seen work is a variant of the artist’s celebrated painting in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, considered one of the... [Lire la suite]
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17 janvier 2022

Sotheby's Masters Week spans millennia of art history with $40 million Botticelli masterpiece

Property from a Family Collection. Lot 14. Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi, called Sandro Botticelli (Florence 1444/5 - 1510), The Man of Sorrows, inscribed along the neckline of Christ's robe: [CHR]ISTO/ JESVNAZAR/ ENOR[...], tempera and oil on panel; panel: 27 1/8 by 20 1/4 in.; 69 by 51.4 cm; framed: 45 3/4 by 39 1/4 in.; 116.2 by 100 cm. Estimate Upon Request. Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- This January, Sotheby’s will offer a rich... [Lire la suite]
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]