12 mars 2010

"Craeyvanger Family, A Unique Series of Portraits" @ The Mauritshuis

Paulus Lesire, Portret van Willem Craeyvanger, 1651 Paulus Lesire, Portret van Willem Craeyvanger, 1651 THE HAGUE.- The Mauritshuis is displaying ten exceptional portraits of Arnhem’s Craeyvanger family until 16 January 2011. The paintings are the only known series of portraits of the members of a single family - father, mother and eight children - to have survived from the seventeenth century. The series’ existence was relatively unknown until the paintings came up for auction in 2009. A private collection has lent the... [Lire la suite]
04 juin 2009

Gerard ter Borch (Zwolle 1617 - 1681 Deventer) The Card Players

Gerard ter Borch (Zwolle 1617 - 1681 Deventer) The Card Players oil on canvas laid on panel. 18 3/8 by 14 1/2 in.; 46.7 by 36.8 cm. Est. 400,000—600,000 USD. Lot Sold 1,594,500 USD PROVENANCE: G. Braamcamp (1699-1771), Amsterdam, acquired 1752;His sale, Amsterdam, July 31, 1771, lot 41, for 305 guilders, to Maclaine;With Cornelis Ploos van Amstel (1726-1798), Amsterdam;His sale, Amsterdam, Philippe van der Schley, March 3, 1800 and days following, lot 1, for 610 guilders, to Jan Yver, for Pieter van Winter;Pieter van Winter... [Lire la suite]
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05 mars 2009

"Vermeer, Rembrandt and the Golden Age of Dutch Art" @ Vancouver Art Gallery

Johannes Vermeer, The Love Letter, c. 1669–70, oil on canvas. Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam , Purchased with support from the Rembrandt Society © Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam VANCOUVER.- Vermeer, Rembrandt and the Golden Age of Dutch Art: Masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum at the Vancouver Art Gallery will be the largest and most significant collection of 17th century Dutch art ever presented in Canada. On view from May 10 to September 13, 2009, the exhibition of 128 works of art features some of the finest paintings by... [Lire la suite]