09 juillet 2017

Leighton House Museum opens the first Alma-Tadema exhibition in London since 1913

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema (1836-1912), In my Studio, 1883. Collection of Ann and Gordon Getty. LONDON.- Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity, the first major exhibition in London since 1913 to be devoted to one of the most popular artists of the Victorian era, is now open at Leighton House Museum. With over 130 works, Leighton House Museum is the only UK venue for the exhibition, following an exceptionally successful tour to the Museum of Friesland, Leeuwarden, the Netherlands (the artist’s home town) and the Belvedere,... [Lire la suite]
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26 décembre 2016

Art Gallery of New South Wales exhibits nude art from the Tate Collection

Auguste Rodin, The kiss, 1901-04. Tate: purchased with assistance from the Art Fund and public contributions 1953. Image © Tate, London 2016. SYDNEY.- Nude: art from the Tate Collection at the Art Gallery of New South Wales tells the story of the nude through more than 100 powerful artworks spanning two centuries, as part of the Sydney International Art Series 2016-2017.   The evolution of the nude in Western art is a story of beauty and desire, eroticism and tenderness as well as scandal. From the history... [Lire la suite]
06 mai 2011

Masterpiece by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema Achieves $29.2 Million @ Sotheby's New York

Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema  (British, 1836-1912), The Meeting of Antony and Cleopatra: 41 BC. Sold for $29,202,500–nearly six times the pre-sale high estimate of $5 million. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- A masterpiece by Victorian artist Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema set another incredible price at Sotheby’s New York today in the sale of 19th Century European Art. Two determined phone bidders held a steady competition for The Meeting of Antony and Cleopatra: 41 BC for over eight minutes, driving the final price to a... [Lire la suite]
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05 avril 2011

Sotheby's To Offer Another Masterpiece by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

The Meeting of Antony and Cleopatra, 41 B.C. (detail) will lead Sotheby's sale of 19th Century European Art in New York on May 5. Photo: Sotheby's. NEW YORK, N.Y.- Following the record-shattering price of $35,922,500 achieved at Sotheby’s New York in November 2010 by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema’s The Finding of Moses (est. $3/5 million), Sotheby’s announces that the 5 May 2011 sale of 19th Century European Art in New York will be led by another masterpiece by the artist. In The Meeting of Antony and Cleopatra, 41 B.C. Alma-Tadema... [Lire la suite]