12 mars 2020

The Cleveland Museum of Art announces largest gift in more than sixty years

  Henri Matisse (French, 1869–1954), Tulips, 1914. Oil on canvas; 114.3 x 90 cm. Nancy F. and Joseph P. Keithley Collection Gift. CLEVELAND, OH.- The Cleveland Museum of Art announced the gift and promised gift of more than 100 Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, and modern European and American paintings, drawings, and prints; Chinese and Japanese ceramics; and other works of art from the collection of Clevelanders Joseph P. and Nancy F. Keithley. Valued at more than $100 million, the gift is the largest to the... [Lire la suite]

13 mars 2019

Hammershøi, le maître de la peinture danoise, au Musée Jacquemart-André

Hammershøi, le maître de la peinture danoise au Musée Jacquemart-André. PARIS - Découvert à Paris au Petit Palais en 1987 puis à Orsay en 1997, Hammershøi fascine par ses peintures représentant, dans des gammes de gris et de blanc, des intérieurs vides et subtils où figurent parfois la silhouette d’une femme de dos. Les tableaux exposés, dont une partie n’a pas été présentée à Orsay en 1997, évoquent l’ensemble de l’œuvre de Hammershøi et son atmosphère profonde et mystérieuse. Hammershøi a passé sa vie... [Lire la suite]
18 décembre 2018

Getty Museum acquires Vilhelm Hammershøi painting

Vilhelm Hammershøi (Danish, 1864-1916), Interior with an Easel, Bredgade 25 ,1912. Oil on canvs, 31 x 27 5/18 inches. © J. Paul Getty Trust LOS ANGELES, CA.- The J. Paul Getty Museum has acquired Interior with an Easel, Bredgade 25, painted in 1912 by Vilhelm Hammershøi (Danish, 1864-1916). The painting will go on view at the Getty Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. “Interior with an Easel, Bredgade 25 is a characteristically luminous and enigmatic image that encapsulates Hammershøi’s... [Lire la suite]
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19 octobre 2017

Hammershøi's 'Interior with Woman at Piano' to be offered by Sotheby's in New York

Vilhelm Hammershøi (1864 - 1916), Interior with Woman at Piano. Estimate: $2,500,000-3,500,000 / DKK 15.8-22.2 million. Courtesy Sotheby’s. NEW YORK, NY.- This Autumn, Sotheby’s will offer an elegant and introspective work from Vilhelm Hammershøi’s most accomplished period. Painted in 1901, Interior with Woman at Piano, Strandgade 30 is distinguished by its refined palette of chromatic greys, spare compositional elements, and a mesmeric psychological complexity. Estimated at $2,500,000-3,500,000 (DKK 15.8-22.2... [Lire la suite]
22 mars 2017

Sotheby's to offer quintessential Hammershøi interior from the Estate of Jens Risom

Vilhelm Hammershøi, White Doors. Interior, Strandgade 30, oil on canvas, 39.5 by 42.5cm., 15½ by 16¾in. Estimate: £400,000 - 600,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- This June, Sotheby’s will offer at auction a quintessential interior by Vilhelm Hammershøi, long revered as one of Denmark’s most celebrated artists. Painted in 1899, White Doors perfectly reflects the interests and sensibilities of its distinguished owners, aesthetes from three generations of the same family. The work comes to sale from the estate of Jens... [Lire la suite]
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19 janvier 2017

The National Gallery of Canada acquires masterpiece by Scandinavian painter Vilhelm Hammershøi

Vilhelm Hammershøi, Sunshine in the Drawing Room (Solskin i dagligstuen), 1910. Oil on canvas, 58 x 67 cm. Purchased 2017. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa. Photo: NGC. OTTAWA.- Sunshine in the Drawing Room, painted in 1910 by one of Denmark’s most celebrated artists, Vilhelm Hammershøi (1864–1916), is now part of the European Collection of the National Gallery of Canada. An important example of Hammershøi’s renowned contemplative interior scenes, it is the first work by the artist in the Gallery’s collection and the... [Lire la suite]
17 octobre 2015

Vilhelm Hammershøi's 19th-and 20th-century masterpieces on view at Scandinavia House

Vilhelm Hammershøi, Interior in Strandgade, Sunlight on the Floor, 1901. Oil on canvas, 18 1/3 x 20 1/2 in. (46.5 x 52 cm). Statens Museum for Kunst, smk.dk.  NEW YORK, NY.- Painting Tranquility: Masterworks by Vilhelm Hammershøi from SMK – The National Gallery of Denmark, an exhibition of masterpieces by celebrated Danish painter Vilhelm Hammershøi (1864-1916), opens at Scandinavia House: The Nordic Center in America, in New York City, on October 17, 2015. The selection of 24 paintings examines the practice of an... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2015

Sotheby's to sell one of Vilhelm Hammershøi's most beguiling interiors: 'Interior, Strandgade 30'

Vilhelm Hammershøi, Interior, Strandgade 30, circa 1905. Estimate: £700,000-900,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- This spring Sotheby's will bring to the market a striking interior by Vilhelm Hammershøi, remarkable for its introspective and beguiling qualities. Interior, Strandgade 30, painted circa 1905, was acquired directly from the artist and has remained in the collection of the same family ever since. Estimated at £700,000-900,000, it will be offered for sale in an auction of 19th Century European Paintings in... [Lire la suite]
25 novembre 2010

Sotheby's London Sees Strong Prices for Spanish, Scandinavian, Orientalist and Greek Art

LONDON.- Sotheby’s sale of 19th Century European Paintings in London today (which included works by Spanish, Orientalist, German, Austrian, Scandinavian and Symbolist artists) brought a total of £11,166,050 (€13,168,101), a figure comfortably within pre-sale expectations of £8.6-12.8 million. Spanish Painting: The top-selling lots of the sale overall were two outstanding beach scenes by the Spanish master, Joaquín Sorolla. Depicting children by the sea, both works were painted over the summer of 1904 on Cabañal beach, Valencia , a... [Lire la suite]