15 mars 2014

"Pictured and Seen: Objects in Portraits" opens at the National Portrait Gallery in London

Sir Thomas More, his father, his household and his descendants attributed to Rowland Lockey, after Hans Holbein. ©National Portrait Gallery, London.  LONDON – An innovative new display exploring the role of objects in 16th- and 17th-century portraits which brings together examples of the items depicted alongside their painted counterparts opens at the National Trust’s Montacute House on March 15. A collaboration between the National Portrait Gallery, its regional partner the National Trust, and the University of Bristol,... [Lire la suite]
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23 février 2009

Vivat Rex! An Exhibition Commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Accession of Henry VIII @ The Grolier Club, NY

Thomas More, lord chancellor of England, in a 1793 color stipple engraving by Francesco Bartolozzi after a (1525-26) drawing by Hans Holbein the Younger (cat. 88). Photo credit: Robert Lorenzson for The Grolier Club NEW YORK, NY.- The magisterial and tyrannical reign of King Henry VIII will be the subject of a major exhibition, Vivat Rex! An Exhibition Commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Accession of Henry VIII, to be held in New York City at The Grolier Club from March 4 to May 2, 2009. The exhibition will travel, in... [Lire la suite]
07 octobre 2008

The Coleridge Collar at Christie's in November

LONDON.- Christie’s announce that they will offer The Coleridge Collar, one of the most important surviving relics of the Tudor age, at the auction of Important European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries on 6 November 2008 in London. The only known, complete surviving collar of office from the time of Henry VIII, it is thought to have been gifted personally by the King to Sir Edward Montagu (circa 1485-1557), Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, member of the Privy Council, executor of the King’s will and governor to his son... [Lire la suite]
31 août 2008

Le Frick Museum en rénovation

A view of the Frick Collection’s Fragonard Room as seen from the Living Hall, which was briefly closed this month for its first serious refurbishing in nearly a century.  Photos: Michael Falco for The New York Times Roberta Smith writes:  "Time doesn’t quite stand still at New York’s beloved Frick Collection, but you could call the pace of change there glacial without fear of correction. Paintings have been moved around. A carpet has been taken up. There’s a new piece of maiolica in the Enamels Room. And the... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2008

Bellini, Titian, Holbein, & El Greco @ The Frick Collection, NY

Peut-être mon endroit préféré à New York... J'avais vu toutes ces toiles, lors de mon avant-dernier passage. Je regrette cette année, de n'y être pas retourné. The Living Hall, The Frick Collection, New York, photo: Michael Bodycomb. NEW YORK.- One longstanding misperception about The Frick Collection is the notion that works of art cannot be moved around by its present-day staff. Fortunately, this is not true. The flexibility with which the curators may juxtapose in fresh ways Frick-owned works within the mansion is the... [Lire la suite]