13 mai 2018

Exhibition at the Frye Art Museum traces the development of French landscape painting

  Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot. Monte Cavo, ca. 1825–28. Oil on cardboard. © Musée des Beaux-Arts, Reims, Legacy Paul Jamot. Photo: C. Devleeschauwer.  SEATTLE, WA.- Towards Impressionism traces the development of French landscape painting from the informal schools of Barbizon and Honfleur to Impressionism. The majority of the works in the exhibition come from the extraordinary collection of the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Reims, France, with selections from the Frye Art Museum’s own holdings. Together, these... [Lire la suite]

22 janvier 2018

Exhibition traces the evolution of landscape painting in 19th century France

Théodore Rousseau, 'La mare', 1842 - 1843 © Reims, Musée des Beaux-Arts, photography Christian Devleeschauwer. WINTER PARK, FLA.- The Cornell Fine Arts Museum opened the exhibition, Towards Impressionism: Landscape Painting from Corot to Monet. Highlights from the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Reims. This exhibition is curated by Suzanne Greub, founder and director, Art Centre Basel, in collaboration with the Musée des Beaux-Arts, Reims and the City of Reims, France. Towards Impressionism marks the first time that an... [Lire la suite]
09 juillet 2017

'Van Gogh, Rousseau, Corot: In the Forest' opens at the Van Gogh Museum

Vincent van Gogh, Path in the Woods, 1887, oil on canvas, 45.3 cm x 37.7 cm. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation). AMSTERDAM.- The exhibition 'Van Gogh, Rousseau, Corot: In the Forest' combines wooded views and landscapes by Vincent van Gogh with those of such painters as Théodore Rousseau and Camille Corot. From 7 July 2017. These French artists were among those who retreated to the Forest of Fontainebleau in order to paint the unspoiled landscape. They favoured motifs such as trees,... [Lire la suite]
18 mars 2017

Saint Louis Art Museum installs recently acquired Théodore Rousseau painting

Théodore Rousseau, French, 1812–1867; “Pheasantry in the Forest of Compiègne”, 1833; oil on canvas; 20 7/8 x 25 5/8 inches; Saint Louis Art Museum, Funds given by Mr. and Mrs. John Peters MacCarthy; and gift of Justina G. Catlin in memory of her husband, Daniel Catlin, by exchange 33:2016 ST. LOUIS, MO.- The Saint Louis Art Museum recently installed Théodore Rousseau’s Pheasantry in the Forest of Compiègne, a significant work from the early career of the leading landscape painter of the Barbizon School. The... [Lire la suite]
15 octobre 2016

Exhibition at the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek explores Rousseau's landscapes

Théodore Rousseau (1812–67), Mont Blanc Seen from La Faucille, Storm Effect, begun 1834. Oil on canvas, 143 × 240 cm. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen, MIN1783. COPENHAGEN.- Théodore Rousseau (1812–67) stands among the great figures of mid-19th century French painting. This autumn’s major special exhibition at the Glyptotek showcases Rousseau’s richly varied life’s work, where landscape painting became fertile soil for wild innovation. Featuring 56 paintings and drawings from 29 museums and... [Lire la suite]
03 juillet 2016

Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery explores pastorals, landscapes, and the Arcadian vision

Jan Both (Dutch, 1618-1652), Landscape with Shepherds. Oil on canvas, 42-1/4" x 54-1/4". The Sullivan Collection, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University, 1979.0195P. NASHVILLE, TENN.- This summer, the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery explores how, for centuries, artists have rendered nature in a tranquil, idyllic form in Pastorals, Landscapes, and the Arcadian Vision, which features over fifty paintings and works on paper from the seventeenth to twentieth centuries. Pastorals, Landscapes, and the... [Lire la suite]
03 juillet 2013

New show at Cantor Arts Center chronicles evolution of French master drawings

Henri-Joseph Hesse, Portrait of a Man, 1811. Brush with brown ink and white heightening over traces of black chalk on beige wove paper. 9 1/4 x 7 5/8 inches. Archer M. Huntington Museum Fund, 1987, 1987.19. The Blanton Museum of Art. STANFORD, CA.- Aspiring painters in 17th- and 18th-century France dreamed of studying at Paris’s Académie Royale de Peinture et de Sculpture (Royal Academy of Painting and Sculpture), one of the leading cultural institutions of the time. Instructors at the Académie emphasized... [Lire la suite]