21 janvier 2010

'The Drawings of Bronzino" @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Agnolo Bronzino, "Head of a Smiling Young Woman in Three-Quarter View", ca. 1542-43. Charcoal and black chalk (with stumping), highlighted with white chalk, on of white paper; some outlines stylus-incised. Musée du Louvre, Département des Arts Graphiques NEW YORK, NY.- The Drawings of Bronzino, the first exhibition ever dedicated to Agnolo Bronzino (1503-1572), brings together nearly all of the 61 known drawings by, or attributed to, the great Florentine court artist of the Medici. On view at The Metropolitan Museum... [Lire la suite]
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16 octobre 2009

'Michelangelo Public and Private' @ the Seattle Art Museum

Male Torso, ca. 1540. Light terracota. Florentine artist, XVI century, 9.1 in. high. Photo courtesy of Fondazione Casa Buonarroti. SEATTLE, WA.- Michelangelo’s towering reputation as the quintessential Renaissance man — architect, painter, sculptor, poet and engineer — intimidated both his contemporaries and later historians to the point that the adjective “divine” became a fixture attached to his name. Bringing together drawings and sculptural models by Michelangelo with a range of works by his contemporaries and generations... [Lire la suite]
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07 juin 2009

Alessandro Magnasco, called il Lissandrino (Genoa 1667 - 1749) The fall of Simon Magus

Alessandro Magnasco, called il Lissandrino  (Genoa 1667 - 1749) The fall of Simon Magus point of the brush and gray wash over black chalk; bears unidentified collector's mark on recto. 411 by 430 mm. Est. 8,000—12,000 USD - Lot Sold 11,250 USD Mary Newcome has kindly confirmed, on the basis of a photograph, the attribution to Magnasco. PROVENANCE: Casanova Collection, Bologna; Stefano Cassini, Venice; LITERATURE AND REFERENCES: Benno Geiger, I Disegni di Magnasco, Padua 1945, p. LXIV, reproduced pl. 113  ... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2009

Italian Drawings @ The Snite Museum of Art

Hercules with a Distaff, Surrounded by Putti, late 1620s by Pietro da Cortona (Italian, 1596-1669), red chalk on laid paper, mounted. On extended loan from Mr. John D. Reilly '63, L1997.012.001 NOTRE DAME, IN.- The Snite Museum of Art opens the exhibition Italian Drawings Seminar Exhibition in the Scholz Family Works on Paper Gallery. This exhibition will present sixteenth-and seventeenth-century drawings by Italian masters that have been studied and investigated by students at the University of Notre Dame. The acknowledgment... [Lire la suite]
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