08 mars 2011

"Heroines" @ Museo Thyssen-Bornemjsza, Madrid

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Joan of Arc, 1882 . Oil on canvas  52,7 x 45,7 cm. Loan from Syndics of the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge © Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge. This March, the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza anci Fundaciân Caja Madrid are presenting Heroines, a comprehensive survey cf the depîction of women as the protagonists of key roles and as manifestations of the gender identity crisis in western art. The exhibition focuses on strong women: active, independent, defiant, inspired, creative, dominating and triumphant.... [Lire la suite]
18 novembre 2010

Previously Unseen Work by Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Be Shown in Birmingham

Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Mnemosyne, 1876. © Private collection c/o Christie's Images Ltd., 2010. BIRMINGHAM.- A previously unseen work by Dante Gabriel Rossetti is to go on show for the first time Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, The Poetry of Drawing, opening 29 January 2011. Rossetti’s brooding Mnemosyne (1876, private collection) is a striking large-scale pastel drawing depicting Jane Morris, wife of the designer William Morris and Rossetti’s most important muse in the last decade of his life. The drawing remained in... [Lire la suite]
06 juillet 2009

'Sleeping Beauty, Victorian paintings from the Museo de Arte de Ponce' @ the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag

Edward Burne-Jones, The Last Sleep of Arthur in Avalon, started in 1881. The massive painting measures 279 cm x 650 cm. (Detail) THE HAGUE.- Flaming June, the glorious canvas painted by Frederic Leighton (1830-1896) in around 1895, and five fabulous pictures by Edward Burne-Jones (1833-1898) are the highlights of an extraordinary exhibition at the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag from 4 July to 20 September 2009. These masterpieces of Victorian art come from the collection of the Museo de Arte de Ponce in Puerto Rico and have never... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2009

Dante Gabriel Rossetti Portrait and Newly Discovered Sir George Clausen To Be Offered

LONDON.- Christie’s sale of Victorian and British Impressionist Pictures including Drawings and Watercolours on Thursday, 4 June 2009 will offer works by the leading British artists of late the 19th and early 20th centuries, from the Pre-Raphaelites to the British Impressionists. This auction welcomes the return of important works on paper and includes an impressive selection of drawings and watercolours. Highlights of the sale include Portrait of Annie Miller, 1860, an impressive drawing by Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882) which is... [Lire la suite]
24 février 2009

"The Sleeping Beauty. Victorian Painting from the Museo de Arte, Ponce" @ the Museo del Prado

Edward Coley Burne-Jones, The Sleeping Beauty from the small Briar Rose series. Oil on canvas, 60 x 115 cm. San Juan de Puerto Rico, Museo de Arte de Ponce. MADRID.- For the first time in Spain the Museo del Prado is presenting a selection of 19th-century English paintings from the Museo de Arte in Ponce. Entitled The Sleeping Beauty. Victorian Painting from the Museo de Arte, Ponce, the exhibition offers the visiting public a unique opportunity to see works of the stature of Flaming June by Frederic, Lord Leighton and Edward... [Lire la suite]