15 avril 2011

“Cranach in Bavaria” @ Alte Pinakothek

Lucas Cranach the Elder, The Sacrifice of Abraham (detail), 1530, Staatsgalerie Bamberg MUNICH.- The third exhibition to mark the Alte Pinakothek’s 175th anniversary comprises 30 selected paintings by Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553) from the Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen’s extensive holdings. It is the first Cranach exhibition in the Alte Pinakothek. The exhibition is on display from April 14 and runs until July 17, 2011. The title “Cranach in Bavaria” encompasses biographical and art-historical aspects as well as those... [Lire la suite]
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21 mars 2011

"Treasures of the Depot" @ the Alte Pinakothek

Jan van Eyck (copy), “Vera Icon”, probably c. 1500, Alte Pinakothek, Munich, inv. no. WAF 251     MUNICH.- To mark the anniversary year, a number of paintings from the rich holdings in the Alte Pinakothek collection, that have seldom been displayed, are on show. Several have not been seen for more than half a century, others have been exhibited over the past few years, albeit mostly for just a brief period. Unknown masterpieces as well as unusual paintings await discovery from 17 March onwards in the North... [Lire la suite]
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17 mars 2011

"Vermeer in Munich, King Max I Joseph of Bavaria as collector of masters" @ the Alte Pinakothek

Johannes Vermeer, “Woman Holding a Balance”, c. 1664. © National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. MUNICH.- The Alte Pinakothek welcomes a very special guest to its 175th anniversary: Johannes Vermeer’s “Woman Holding a Balance” from the National Gallery of Art in Washington. The exhibition is on display until June 16, 2011. In the early 19th century, this exquisite masterpiece once formed part of the exceptional private collection amassed by the first king of Bavaria, Max I Joseph (1756-1825). He focused almost exclusively on... [Lire la suite]