24 février 2010

National Gallery Opens Exhibition of Major Loans of Paintings by Delaroche

Paul Delaroche, "Marie-Antoinette before the Tribunal", 1851. ©The Forbes Collection, New York LONDON.- The exhibition features seven major international loans of paintings by Delaroche including 'The Princes in the Tower', 1830 and 'Young Christian Martyr', 1854–5 (both Louvre), and 'Strafford on his way to Execution,' 1835 (private collection). Displayed alongside are Delaroche’s expressive preparatory drawings for Lady Jane and a selection of comparative paintings and prints by his contemporaries, including Eugène... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2010

Sumptuously Illustrated Medieval Manuscript—The Belles Heures of Jean de France, Duc de Berry @ Metropolitan Museum of Art

Belles Heures of Jean of France, Duc of Berry, 1405–1408/9. Herman, Paul, and Jean Limbourg (Franco-Netherlandish, active in France, by 1399–1416). French; Made in Paris. Folio 30r, The Annunciation. Ink, tempera, and gold leaf on vellum. 9 3/8 x 6 5/8 in. (23.8 x 16.8 cm). The Cloisters Collection, 1954 (54.1.1). One of the most beautiful manuscripts in the world is the lavishly illustrated medieval prayer book known as the Belles Heures (Beautiful Hours). It was created by the Limbourg Brothers—three of the greatest... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2010

Deux Lê Pho en vente chez Christie's, Impressionist Modern, 10 March 2010. New York

Lê Pho (1907-2001) Les Poppies. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. signed 'Le pho' and signed again in Chinese (lower right), oil on silk laid down on masonite, 36 1/8 x 23 5/8 in. (91.7 x 60 cm.) - Estimate : $6,000 - $8,000 Provenance: Wally Findlay Galleries, Inc., Palm Beach.Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1964. Lê Pho (1907-2001) Vase de fleurs. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. signed 'Le pho' and signed again in Chinese (lower right), oil on silk laid down on masonite, 24 x 14 7/8 in.... [Lire la suite]
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24 février 2010

"Turner et ses peintres" @ Grand Palais

Joseph Mallord William Turner, "La Plage de Calais, à marée basse, des poissardes récoltant des appâts". Huile sur toile, 1830, 73 x 107 cm. © Bury Art Gallery, Museum & Archives, Lancashire / Photo © Tate Photography PARIS.- Cette exposition est organisée par la Réunion des musées nationaux, le musée du Louvre, Paris, la Tate Britain, Londres et le Musée du Prado, Madrid. Elle a été présentée à la Tate, Londres du 23 septembre 2009 au 31 janvier 2010. Elle sera ensuite présentée au musée du Prado, Madrid du 22... [Lire la suite]