28 février 2010

"The Sacred Made Real: Spanish Painting and Sculpture, 1600–1700" @ National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Attributed to Juan Martínez Montañés, Immaculate Conception (la Purisma), about 1628, polychromed wood; overall: 144 x 49 x 53 cm (56 11/16 x 19 5/16 x 20 7/8 in.); base: 37.5 x 97.5 x 58.5 cm (14 3/4 x 38 3/8 x 23 1/16 in.). Church of the Anunciación, Seville University © Photo Imagen M.A.S. Reproduction courtesy of Universidad de Seville Washington, DC—Masterpieces created to shock the senses and stir the soul are spotlighted in The Sacred Made Real: Spanish Painting and Sculpture, 1600–1700, on view at the exhibition's only... [Lire la suite]
30 janvier 2010

Christie's Old Masters & 19th Century Sales Series Achieve $40,858,500

Jan Brueghel II (Antwerp 1601-1678), The entry of the animals into Noah's ark (detail), oil on panel, 23 5/8 x 35 3/8 in. Estimate: $2,500,000 - $3,500,000. Price Realized: $2,882,500. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s New York achieved a combined total of $40,858,500/£25,191,210/ €29,051,023 in two days of sales, including the two-part auction of Old Master & 19th Century Paintings, Drawings & Watercolors on Wednesday and a special private collection sale, A Cabinet of Curiosities: Selections... [Lire la suite]
03 décembre 2009

"Sacred Spain: Art and Belief in the Spanish World" @ the Indianapolis Museum of Art

Francisco de Zurbarán (Fuente de Cantos, 1598–1664, Madrid), Agnus Dei, ca. 1636–40, oil on canvas, 14 x 20 1/2 in. (36.6 x 52.1 cm) San Diego Museum of Art, Gift of Anne R. and Amy Putnam INDIANAPOLIS, IN (AP).- El Greco's vision of the veil of Veronica hangs near a golden crown with 447 emeralds. Just a few steps away, a recumbent sculpture of the crucified Jesus Christ rests before its return to a Spanish hermitage in time for Holy Week. "Sacred Spain: Art and Belief in the Spanish World" at the Indianapolis Museum... [Lire la suite]
26 avril 2009

'Sacred Spain: Art and Belief in the Spanish World ' @ the Indianapolis Museum of Art

Juan de Valdes Leal, (Spanish, 1622-1690), Allegory of Vanity, 1660. Oil on canvas. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT. The Ella Gallup Sumner and Mary Catlin Sumner Collection Fund. INDIANAPOLIS, IN.- The first exhibition to examine the religious visual culture of 17th-century Spain and Latin America will open at the Indianapolis Museum of Art on October 11, 2009. Sacred Spain: Art and Belief in the Spanish World brings to life the challenges faced by visual artists such as El Greco, Francisco Zurbarán, Alonso... [Lire la suite]