22 octobre 2010

Philantropist and Arts Patron Announces His Significant Bequest to the Art Gallery of New South Wales

Giovanni Battista Salvi, called Sassoferrato, The Virgin in Prayer, after 1640. Oil on canvas, 40.5 x 34.5 cm SYDNEY.- Kenneth Reed today announced his intention to bequeath to the Art Gallery of New South Wales a substantial collection of old master paintings, Italian Maiolica and European 18th-century porcelain. Numbering over 70 items in total the Ken Reed bequest will represent a most significant addition to the gallery’s European collection said Edmund Capon, Director, Art Gallery of New South Wales. Mr Reed, a... [Lire la suite]