09 janvier 2010

Toledo Museum Acquires "Lot and His Daughters" by Bolognese master Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, commonly known as Guercino

Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called Guercino (Italian, 1591-1666), "Lot and His Daughters", 1651-52, (detail). Oil on canvas. Purchased with funds from the Libbey Endowment. Gift of Edward Drummond Libbey, 2009.345. Photo: Richard Goodbody TOLEDO, OH.-Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has been trying to fill for more than 50 years. A work by Bolognese master Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, commonly known as Guercino (“the squinter”), has been a long-sought-after addition to the TMA collection. Guercino’s vibrant "Lot and... [Lire la suite]