21 mars 2011

"Treasures of the Depot" @ the Alte Pinakothek

Jan van Eyck (copy), “Vera Icon”, probably c. 1500, Alte Pinakothek, Munich, inv. no. WAF 251     MUNICH.- To mark the anniversary year, a number of paintings from the rich holdings in the Alte Pinakothek collection, that have seldom been displayed, are on show. Several have not been seen for more than half a century, others have been exhibited over the past few years, albeit mostly for just a brief period. Unknown masterpieces as well as unusual paintings await discovery from 17 March onwards in the North... [Lire la suite]
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29 novembre 2010

"Hans Holbein the Elder: The Grey Passion in its Time" @ Staatsgalerie Stuttgart

Hans Holbein the Elder, »The Grey Passion, The Betrayal and Capture of Christ« (Detail), between 1494 and 1500, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart Hans Holbein the Elder’s "The Grey Passion" has undergone thorough and elaborate restoration and – in a unique and exclusive presentation in Stuttgart – is now on display within the context of the most superb works of the artists time. Among the artist’s precursors, contemporaries and successors are such well-known masters as Martin Schongauer, Albrecht Dürer, the Master of 1477 and... [Lire la suite]
29 octobre 2010

"Van Eyck à Dürer" @ Groeningemuseum, Brugge

Maître anonyme Portrait de femme ca. 1480 © Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza Madrid Au 15e siècle, les Primitifs Flamands sont à l’origine d’une véritable révolution artistique en Europe centrale. Des peintres de talent comme Jan van Eyck, avec son génie pour le détail, révolutionnent la peinture avec leurs nouvelles techniques. Leur influence s’étend très rapidement et ils vont inspirer quantité de peintres, notamment Albrecht Dürer, peintre, dessinateur et graveur. Van Eyck et Dürer sont des maîtres absolus de la période... [Lire la suite]
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09 mai 2010

Richard Petibone, Jan Van Eyck, “Giovanni Arnolfini and his Wife”, 1434, 1974

Richard Petibone, Jan Van Eyck, “Giovanni Arnolfini and his Wife”, 1434, 1974. photo Philips de Pury & Co Oil on canvas in the artist’s wooden frame. 8 x 6 1/4 in. (20.3 x 15.9 cm).  Signed, titled and dated “Richard Pettibone Jan Van Eyck, Giovanni Arnolfini and his Wife 1974” on the overlap. ESTIMATE $30,000-50,000 PROVENANCE  Acquired directly from the artist LITERATURE I. Berry, M. Duncan, Richard Pettibone: A Retrospective, Saratoga Springs, 2005, p. 117 (illustrated) Philips de Pury & Co.... [Lire la suite]
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23 octobre 2009

'Jan van Eyck. Grisailles' @ Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

Jan van Eyck, The Annunciation Diptych, ca.1435-1440 Oil on panel. Left panel (the Archangel Gabriel) 38.8 x 23.2 cm; right panel (the Virgin Mary) 39 x 24cm. Madrid, Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Inv. [137.a-b (1933.11.1-2)] On 3 November the Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza in Madrid opens the 23rd exhibition in its Contexts of the Permanent Collection series. The exhibition is devoted to Jan van Eyck’s Annunciation, one of the jewels of the Permanent Collection and one of the most important examples of grisaille painting. Widespread and... [Lire la suite]
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18 août 2009

"Bruegel, Memling, Van Eyck... La collection Brukenthal" @ Musée Jacquemart-André

Jan van Eyck, L'homme au chapeau bleu, vers 1430. Huile sur bois, 22,5 x 16,6 cm.  Serge Wytz © Musée National Brukenthal, Sibiu/Hermannstadt, Roumanie Le Musée Jacquemart-André accueille, du 11 septembre 2009 au 11 janvier 2010, les chefs-d’œuvre de la collection Brukenthal, l’une des plus prestigieuses d’Europe centrale qui rassemble des œuvres flamandes des plus grands maîtres du XVème siècle au XVIIème siècle : Van Eyck, Jordaens, Bruegel, Memling ou Teniers. Sous le commissariat conjoint de Jan de Maere,... [Lire la suite]