08 mars 2010

"Horace Walpole and Strawberry Hill" @ The V&A

The Walpole Cabinet, designed by Horace Walpole and William Kent, cabinet attributed to William Hallett, figures by J.F. Verskovis and medallions by Andrea Pozzo, 1743. Museum no. W.52-1925 LONDON.- A new V&A exhibition will examine Horace Walpole’s extraordinary collection and evoke the magnificent interiors of his house Strawberry Hill, Britain’s finest example of Georgian Gothic Revival architecture. Following extensive restoration by the Strawberry Hill Trust the house is set to reopen in 2010. The exhibition will bring... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2010

"Goya and López: Court Painters for Charles IV" @ Meadows Museum

Vicente López y Portaña (1772-1850), Portrait of Baron Mathieu de Faviers, 1812. Oil on canvas; Meadows Museum, SMU, Dallas, Algur H. Meadows Collection Photography by Michael Bodycomb With the major exhibition Royal Splendor in the Enlightenment: Charles IV of Spain, Patron and Collector, which features excellent examples of fine and decorative art from Spain at the turn of the 19th century, the Meadows Museum has looked to its own rich holdings of paintings and prints from the period, created by artists employed by the... [Lire la suite]
25 février 2010

Van Gogh Experts Authenticate "Le Blute-Fin Mill" Now on View at Museum de Fundatie

"Le Blute-Fin Mill", by Vincent van Gogh. The newly authenticated Van Gogh has gone on display 35 years after an art collector bought it in Paris, convinced it was painted by the famed Dutch master but never able to prove it. Louis van Tilborgh, curator of research at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, said "Le Blute-Fin Mill" was done in 1886. He said its large human figures are unusual for a Van Gogh landscape but it has his typically bright colors. AP Photo/Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle. AMSTERDAM.- Today,... [Lire la suite]
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

"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]
14 février 2010

Two tigers from Antoine Louis Barye @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Antoine Louis Barye (French, 1795–1875), Tiger in its Lair, undated, 24.5 x 32.5 cm (9 5/8 x 12 13/16 in.). Bequest of Susan Cornelia Warren. 03.609. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston © 2010 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Antoine Louis Barye (French, 1795–1875), Tiger attacking Antelope. French, 19th century. Metal; bronze. 33.18 x 52.07 cm (13 1/16 x 20 1/2 in.). Gift of Mrs. Richard M. Saltonstall. 42.466. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston © 2010 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
05 février 2010

'Christen Købke: Danish Master of Light' @ National Gallery of Scotland

Christen Købke, View of the Plaster Cast Collection at Charlottenborg, 1830. The Hirschsprung Collection, Copenhagen. © courtesy of the owners LONDON.- 'Christen Købke: Danish Master of Light' is the first monographic exhibition of paintings by Christen Købke (1810–1848) ever to be shown outside Denmark. Købke is arguably one of the greatest talents of Denmark’s Golden Age, yet a solo exhibition of his work outside his homeland has eluded him until now. This show comprises 48 of Købke’s most beautiful and distinguished works... [Lire la suite]
17 janvier 2010

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Perroquet & Rhinocéros, deux encres de Chine

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec- Perroquet Encre de Chine - cachet de la collection T.Natanson ( TN HTL) reproduit page 176 de l'ouvrage de Thadée Natanson - reférencé DORTU n°4577 - 15,5 x 11,3. Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec- Rhinocéros Encre de Chine cachet de la collection T.Natanson ( TN HTL) reproduit page 167 de l'ouvrage de Thadée Natanson - reférencé DORTU n°4581 - 14,3 x 22,3. Maître Philippe AMIGUES et Hôtel des Ventes du Tarn. DIMANCHE 31 JANVIER à 14 H 30. 25, rue Antoine Lavoisier 81000. Tél. : 0563782727 - Fax... [Lire la suite]
02 janvier 2010

'A Light in the Darkness Turner's Watercolours & Silhouettes and Miniatures - The Mary A. McNeill Bequest' @ National Gallery of

Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851), "A Shipwreck off Hastings", c.1825. Watercolor, 19 x 28cm. Photo: ©National Gallery of Ireland. DUBLIN.- The National Gallery of Ireland's famous Vaughan collection of watercolours by JMW Turner (1775-1851) will be on display for the month of January. It includes Turner's most striking works in watercolor painted during his later European tours: the Doge's Palace in Venice, Lake Lucerne, and the fortresses at Bellinzona in Switzerland. This year the exhibition will be... [Lire la suite]
28 novembre 2009

'800 Unpublished Drawings from the Venetian 19th Century' @ Museo Correr

VENICE.- As part of the programme of developing the vast patrimony of its collections, the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia is presenting a vast exhibition of nineteenth century drawings at the Correr, most of which are on display for the very first time. It includes works by artists such as Caffi, Pividor, Guardi, Moro, Bosa, Vervloet and to name but a few. Coordinated by Giandomenico Romanelli, the exhibition is installed in the Hall of Honour and the Museum’s large exhibition area on the second floor. They are all in some way... [Lire la suite]