08 juillet 2011

The Procuress: Fake or Mistake? @ The Courtauld Gallery

Han van Meegeren (1889-1947), Procuress (after Dirck van Baburen), Circa 1940. Oil on canvas, height: 98.7 cm; width: 103.9 cm. Acquisition Webb, Geoffrey; gift; 1960 P.1960.XX.269. Copyright: The Samuel Courtauld Trust\unknown The Procuress, the painting featured in the third episode of BBC One's Fake or Fortune, went on view to the public at The Courtauld Gallery, London, on Monday 4 July 2011, the day after the television programme was broadcast. In the late 1940s Geoffrey Webb, an officer responsible for the restitution of art... [Lire la suite]
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18 février 2010

"Looking at Michelangelo" @ The Courtauld Gallery

Michelangelo (1475-1564) Christ on the Cross, c. 1555-60. Black chalk on paper, 27.5 cm x 23.4 cm. The Courtauld Gallery, London A special display of rare Italian sixteenth century drawings and prints from The Courtauld Gallery’s outstanding permanent collection will complement the exhibition Michelangelo’s Dream, on view from 18 February to 16 May 2010. Highlights of this rich group will be three autograph drawings by Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), ranging from his early period in Florence to his very last years in Rome... [Lire la suite]
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