12 mai 2011

The Prado Museum Announces Presentation of Its Collection in Australia

Diego Velázquez, Mars. Oil on canvas, 179 x 95 cm, c. 1638. Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado. MADRID.- The Prado will be presenting in Australia a portrait of the Museum through the great masters in its collections. The Museo del Prado has entered into a collaborative agreement with Art Exhibitions Australia (AEA), a non-profit-making body responsible for the organisation of major exhibitions in Australian museums, and with the Queensland Art Gallery in Brisbane. As a result of this agreement, signed in the presence of Ángeles... [Lire la suite]
27 décembre 2010

Le Metropolitan Museum Of Art vient d’identifier un nouveau tableau de Diego Vélasquez dans ses collections

Above: Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (Spanish, 1599–1660). Philip IV (1605–1665), King of Spain, probably 1624. Oil on canvas; 78 3/4 x 40 1/2 in. (200 x 102.9 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Bequest of Benjamin Altman, 1913 (14.40.639) NEW YORK (ETATS-UNIS) – Le Metropolitan Museum Of Art vient d’identifier un nouveau tableau de Diego Vélasquez dans ses collections. D’après les experts, cette œuvre, le Portrait du Roi Philippe IV, serait de la main du maître espagnol et non pas d’un suiveur ou d’un... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2010

Sargent Masterpiece Travels to Spain for Meeting with Velazquez's "Las Meninas"

Diego Velázquez, "Las Meninas", 1656. Museo Nacional del Prado BOSTON, MA.- An historic meeting among some of the art world’s most enigmatic young ladies will take place at the Museo Nacional del Prado in Madrid, where John Singer Sargent’s "The Daughters of Edward Darley Boit" (Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1882) and Diego Velázquez’s "Las Meninas" (Museo Nacional del Prado, 1656) will be shown together for the first time. On view March 16 through May 30 as part of the Prado’s series "The... [Lire la suite]
09 mars 2010

"The Art of Power. The Royal Armoury and court portraiture" @ Museo Nacional del Prado

Portrait of Charles V in Armor , Juan Pantoja de la Cruz (1553-1608). 1608. Oil on canvas; 181.5 x 96 cm. Signed: “Jues Pantoja de la + eius traductor 1608”. Patrimonio Nacional. El Escorial, Real Monasterio de San LorenzoArmor from the Mühlberg garniture of Emperor Charles V , Desiderius Helmschmid (doc. 1513-1579), Augsburg, 1544 MADRID.- 35 paintings will be seen alongside 31 full suits of armour and pieces of armour loaned from the Royal Armoury in Madrid, considered the finest collection in the world along with that of the... [Lire la suite]
07 mars 2010

"Royal Splendor in the Enlightenment: Charles IV of Spain, Patron and Collector" @ The Meadows Museum

Francisco de Goya, Carlos IV, 1789. Oil on canvas, 152.5 x 111.5 cm. Madrid, Royal Academy of History, Inv. No. 76. DALLAS, TX.- The Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University will present "Royal Splendor in the Enlightenment: Charles IV of Spain, Patron and Collector", the first major exhibition to showcase the exceptional art collection and refined taste of King Charles IV of Spain (1748-1819), from March 7 through July 18, 2010. The Meadows Museum will be the only venue outside of Spain for the exhibition, the... [Lire la suite]
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]
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]
28 juin 2009

'The Art of Power: Royal Armor and Portraits from Imperial Spain' @ the National Gallery of Art, Washington

Parade burgonet of Emperor Charles V. Filippo and Francesco Negroli. Milan, 1545, steel, gold. 25 x 23 x 35.7 cm. ©Patrimonio Nacional, Real Armería, Madrid, D-30. Copyright © 2009 National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC WASHINGTON, DC.- Armor from the renowned Spanish Royal Armory in Madrid will be paired for the first time with portraits by masters such as Peter Paul Rubens, Alonso Sánchez Coello, Anthony van Dyck, and Diego Velázquez depicting emperors and kings wearing the same armor in The Art of Power: Royal Armor and... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2009

'The Sacred Made Real: Spanish Painting and Sculpture 1600-1700' @ National Gallery

Diego Velázquez (1599–1660), Portrait of Juan Martínez Montañés, 1635 © Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid LONDON.- Created to shock the senses and stir the soul… 'The Sacred Made Real' presents a landmark reappraisal of religious art from the Spanish Golden Age. Paintings including masterpieces by Diego Velázquez and Francisco de Zurbarán are displayed for the very first time alongside Spain’s remarkable ‘polychrome’ (painted) sculptures. While the religious paintings of Velázquez and Zurbarán are relatively well known, the... [Lire la suite]