20 mars 2011

"Dutch Drawings from the Pushkin Museum" @ Bonnefanten Museum

Adriaen van Ostade, Group of Peasants in the doorway of a Farmhouse pen and brown and grey ink, watercolour and gouache, 276 x 215 mm inv. 4708 © State Pushkin Museum Moskou. MAASTRICHT.-The Moscow based State Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts stages a major exhibition of Dutch drawings in the Bonnefanten Museumin Maastricht. This is the first time that the Pushkin Museum sent such a large number of Dutch drawings abroad. There are ninety items on show until June 19th 2011. The exhibition opened on the same day as TEFAF 2011. Most of the... [Lire la suite]
29 juin 2010

Master Drawings from a Distinguished Collection @ Sotheby's London

Gaetano Gandolfi, Portrait of Emidio Gandolfi, est. £80,000-120,000. photo Sotheby's LONDON.- Sales of important private collections have always been the lifeblood of the art market, returning long-hidden material into circulation and also serving as a fascinating permanent record of the taste and eye of an individual collector. In the Old Master field at least, such sales are rather less frequent now than in previous generations, so they are ever more eagerly awaited by private and institutional buyers alike. Formerly owned,... [Lire la suite]
04 mars 2009

"The Age of Rembrandt" @ the Albertina Museum, Vienna

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, Small Self Portrait, around 1657. Oil on canvas © Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna VIENNA.- The exhibition The Age of Rembrandt assembles 150 works by some 70 artists from the Albertina Museum’s 17th century Netherlandish holdings, including Hendrick Goltzius, Rembrandt van Rijn, Aert van der Neer, Aelbert Cuyp, and Adriaen van Ostade. The unique selection is completed by some 40 oil paintings from various other collections and museums. The spectrum of the exhibition ranges from landscapes and city... [Lire la suite]