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]
26 juin 2010

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt., A.R.A., R.W.S. (1833-1898) Portrait head of Kate Dolan, in profile to right

Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones, Bt., A.R.A., R.W.S. (1833-1898) Portrait head of Kate Dolan, in profile to right. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2010 signed with initials and dated '1890' (lower left) pencil, black, white and red chalk on tinted tuscan red paper; 10 3/8 x 9 7/8 in. (25.9 x 24.9 cm.) Estimate £30,000 - £50,000  Price Realized £32,450 Literature: B. Harrison & B. Waters, Burne-Jones, 1973, pl. 249. Exhibited: Springfield, 1988, no. 41.Springfield, 1993. Notes: Although little is known about her,... [Lire la suite]
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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]