20 juin 2011

"Brueghel, Rubens, Jordaens... " Masterpieces of European painting from the Hochenbuchau Collection @ Liechtenstein Museum

Frans Snyders (1579–1657), Still Life with Fruit, Dead Game, Vegetables, a Live Monkey, Squirrel and Cat. Oil on canvas; 81 x 118 cm. Signed lower right: F. Snyders fecit. Hohenbuchau Collection, inv. no. HB 87 © LIECHTENSTEIN MUSEUM. Die Fürstlichen Sammlungen, Wien   VIENNA.- The Hohenbuchau Collection is one of the largest and most diverse collections of northern European Baroque art to have been assembled anywhere in the world over the past few decades. While it is a truism that every private collection reflects the... [Lire la suite]
12 février 2010

'The Prince as Collector. New acquisitions under Hans-Adam II von und zu Liechtenstein' @ Liechtenstein Museum

Quentin Massys, "The Tax Collectors", End of 1st quarter of 16th Century. Oil on wood; 86 x 71 cm. Acquired in 2008 by Prince Hans-Adam II von und zu Liechtenstein © Sammlungen des Fürsten von und zu Liechtenstein, Vaduz–Wien VIENNA.- Prince Hans-Adam II von und zu Liechtenstein possesses one of the world’s largest and most important art collections. Masterpieces of European art spanning five centuries, from the early Renaissance to the Baroque, form the nucleus of this private collection. As patrons and collectors... [Lire la suite]
14 juin 2009

“Eros & Thanatos – Drives, Images, Interpretations” @ the Sigmund Freud Museum & the Liechtenstein Museum

Francesco del Cairo (1607–1665), Lucretia, c. 1635–40. Oil on canvas, 63.7 x 50.5 cm. Sammlungen des Fürsten von und zu Liechtenstein, Vaduz–Wien; Inv.no. GE 231 VIENNA.- For the first time, the exhibition “Eros & Thanatos – Drives, Images, Interpretations”, on view at the Sigmund Freud Museum and in the Historic Library of the Liechtenstein Museum, thematizes Freud’s theory of drives through exceptional works of fine art. Paintings, drawings, prints, enamels and sculptures by artists including Dürer, Rubens, Bellucci,... [Lire la suite]