18 février 2019

Exhibition offers comprehensive insights into the artistic and thematic breadth of the Renaissance in Venice

Titian (c. 1488/90–1576), Portrait of a Young Man, detail, ca. 1510. Oil on poplar, 20 x 17 cm, Frankfurt am Main, Städel Museum © Städel Museum – ARTOTHEK FRANKFURT.- The Städel Museum is devoting a major special exhibition to one of the most momentous chapters in the history of European art: Venetian painting of the Renaissance. Entitled “Titian and the Renaissance in Venice”, the show unites more than a hundred masterpieces – In the early sixteenth century, artists of the “City of Water” developed... [Lire la suite]

23 mai 2017

Renaissance Venice. The Triumph of Beauty and the Destruction of Painting at Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

Palma Vecchio (Jacopo Negretti), Portrait of a young woman known as "La Bella", ca. 1518-20. Oil on canvas. 95 x 80 cm © Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid MADRID - From 20 June to 24 September 2017, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza is hosting Renaissance Venice. The Triumph of Beauty and the Destruction of Painting, an exhibition devoted to Venetian art of the sixteenth century – its first zenith – and featuring nearly 100 works by artists such as Titian, Tintoretto, Veronese, Bassano, Giorgione and Lotto. It sets out to show how the... [Lire la suite]
16 mars 2017

Exhibition devoted to the partnership between Michelangelo & Sebastiano opens

Sebastiano del Piombo, The Visitation, 1518-1519, Paris, Musée du Louvre, Département des Peintures (Inv. 357) © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée du Louvre) / Hervé Lewandowski LONDON.- The National Gallery had the honour of welcoming its Royal Patron, HRH The Prince of Wales, to a Private View of The Credit Suisse Exhibition: Michelangelo & Sebastiano. During his visit The Prince of Wales toured the exhibition with the National Gallery Director, Dr Gabriele Finaldi and Chair of Trustees, Hannah Rothschild,... [Lire la suite]
02 août 2016

Fitzwilliam restores Renaissance masterpiece to its former glory

Sebastiano del Piombo (Sebastiano Luciani), Adoration of the Shepherds, Oil on canvas, height 124.2 cm, width 161.3 cm, 1511 to 1512 © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. CAMBRIDGE.- A 10-year research and conservation project at the Fitzwilliam Museum’s Hamilton Kerr Institute on Sebastiano del Piombo’s (1485–1547) Adoration of the S hepherds c . 1510, enabled the masterpiece to go on show at the Fitzwilliam for the first time in 70 years. In the 40th anniversary year of the Hamilton Kerr Institute a major research... [Lire la suite]
01 juillet 2016

The Art Institute of Chicago acquires newly discovered High Renaissance painting

Sebastiano del Piombo, Christ Carrying the Cross, 1515-1517. The Art Institute of Chicago. CHICAGO, IL.- The Art Institute of Chicago announced today the exciting acquisition of Sebastiano del Piombo's Christ Carrying the Cross (1515/1517) to strengthen its focused collection of Italian High Renaissance painting. The first major discovery of a work by Sebastiano in recent years, it was brought to light by Colnaghi, the renowned London-based art gallery, who facilitated its transition to the museum's world-class... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2014

First exhibition in Britain to explore the role of architecture in Italian Renaissance painting opens

Carlo Crivelli, Annunciation with St Emidius, 1486. Oil on wood transferred to canvas, 207 x 146,5 cm, © The National Gallery, London LONDON.- This spring, the National Gallery presents the first exhibition in Britain to explore the role of architecture in Italian Renaissance painting of the 14th, 15th and 16th centuries.  'Building the Picture: Architecture in Italian Renaissance Painting' aims to increase visitors' appreciation and understanding of some of the most beautiful and architectonic paintings... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2011

"PALAIS FARNèSE. De la Renaissance à l’Ambassade de France"

Galleria dei Carracci. Palazzo Farnese, Roma © Zeno Colantoni / Ambasciata di Francia in Italia Du 17 décembre 2010 au 27 avril 2011, à Rome, le Palais Farnèse sera ouvert au public pour une exposition exceptionnelle intitulée « PALAIS FARNèSE – De la Renaissance à l’Ambassade de France ». Un ensemble de 150 oeuvres (dessins, sculptures, peintures, objets d’art) feront ainsi revivre cinq siècles à travers l’histoire du Palais : des fastes de la famille Farnèse, au XVIe siècle, jusqu’aux 135 dernières années, où le Palais fut le... [Lire la suite]
07 juin 2009

Follower of Sebastiano del Piombo (c. 1485, Venice – June 21, 1547, Rome), Ecce Homo

Follower of Sebastiano del Piombo (c. 1485, Venice – June 21, 1547, Rome), Ecce Homo oil on panel. 54.5 by 40 cm. Est. 10,000—15,000 USD - Lot Sold 8,750 USD NOTE: The present Ecce Homo appears to be a copy (with small differences) on panel after a lost composition by Sebastiano del Piombo, known to scholars through a faithful recording in the Palazzo Pitti, Florence. Michael Hirst, in his monograph on Sebastiano, connects the lost original to a letter of June 8, 1530, from Vittorio Soranzo to Pietro Bembo, in which Soranzo... [Lire la suite]
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27 juillet 2008

Sebastiano del Piombo @ Gemaldegalerie in Berlin

Sebastiano del Piombo, Das Urteil des Salomon ca. 1509 Öl auf Leinwand, 211,5 x 320 cm Kingston Lacy (Dorset), Sammlung Bankes, National Trust BERLIN.- Sebastiano Luciani, later named del Piombo, is one of the lesser known, but no less outstanding artists of the Italian Renaissance. The painter, originally from Venice, was once a serious contender to Raphael when it came to winning favour with the Roman public and was also befriended with Michelangelo. In his atmospheric paintings he manages to fuse the Venetian colours of his... [Lire la suite]