15 juin 2011

Guercino's Diana the Huntress is Revealed for the First Time in Italy by Fondazione Sorgente Group

Guercino, Diana the Huntress, 1658. Photo: Courtesy Fondazione Sorgente Gr FERRARA, ITALY.- The Pinacoteca di Cento Museum is exhibiting for the first time an important painting by Guercino, who was born in Cento, a very small town of the Emilia Romagna region. The painting known as "Diana the Huntress" portrays the delicate sensuality of a goddess coupled with her tender humanity. The painting is also known for its enlivening depiction of a greyhound twisting its neck. Diana the Huntress, a piece belonging to the Fondazione... [Lire la suite]
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02 mai 2010

Rare Guercino Painting Acquired by the Kimbell Art Museum

Guercino, Christ and the Woman of Samaria, c. 1619–20. Oil on canvas, 38 1/4 x 49 1/8 in. (97.2 x 124.8 cm). Collection of the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, acquired in 2010 in memory of Edmund P. Pillsbury, director of the Kimbell Art Museum, 1980–1998. FORT WORTH, TX.- The Kimbell Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas, has acquired the painting Christ and the Woman of Samaria, dated to 1619–20, by the Italian artist Guercino, one of the foremost painters of his time. The purchase was announced today by the Museum’s director, Eric... [Lire la suite]
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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]
11 juin 2009

'Raphael to Renoir, Master Drawings from the Collection of Jean Bonna' @ The National Gallery Complex in Edinburgh

Vincent Van Gogh (Zundert, 1853 – Auvers-sur-Oise, 1890), Recto: Houses in a Landscape, 1890. Conté crayon and stumping, 9 1/4 x 12 5/16 in. Collection of Jean Bonna, Geneva EDINBURGH.- This exceptional exhibition consists of 120 European master drawings, watercolours and pastels by many of the greatest names in Western art. They come from the distinguished collection formed over the past twenty years by Jean Bonna, who is based in Geneva. The show has been organised in collaboration with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New... [Lire la suite]