10 juin 2011

"Dürer’s Fame" @ National Gallery of Scotland

Albrecht Dürer, Adam and Eve, 1504 − National Gallery of Scotland EDINBURGH.- This summer the National Gallery of Scotland presents a unique display that examines the work of the 16th century German artist Albrecht Dürer and his enduring influence, spanning five centuries. "Dürer’s Fame" showcases a selection of his magnificent prints from the Galleries’ collection, together with contemporary and later copies of his work. These objects will be augmented by a selection of illicit imitations and surprising tributes, including a... [Lire la suite]
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08 décembre 2010

"The Young Vermeer" @ National Gallery of Scotland

Johannes Vermeer, 'The Procuress' − Dresden, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister. EDINBURG.- Three early paintings by Johannes Vermeer will be reunited in a rare display at the National Galleries of Scotland this December. The Young Vermeer will present a unique opportunity to see three magnificent works by this much loved artist and discover how he became one of the most iconic painters of the Dutch Golden Age. This is the first exhibition in Scotland devoted to the artist and the only UK showing of this... [Lire la suite]
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04 mars 2010

Cinq individus sur le banc des accusés dans l’affaire du vol d’un Leonard de Vinci

Detail from The Madonna of the Yarnwinder, the Leonardo da Vinci painting stolen from Drumlanrig castle in 2003. Photograph: PA EDIMBOURG (ECOSSE) – Un avocat et quatre autres prévenus sont accusés d’avoir fomenté un complot pour tenter d’extorquer 4,5 millions de livres au propriétaire du tableau volé, le duc de Buccleuch, pour le retour de celui-ci. Marshall Ronald, 53 ans, avocat, et quatre autres conspirateurs de Glasgow et du Lancashire ne sont pas accusés du vol du tableau mais d’avoir menacé d’endommager ou de... [Lire la suite]
20 février 2010

"The Printmaker’s Art" @ National Gallery of Scotland

Albrecht Durer, "The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse" from "The Apocalypse Revelation of Saint John the Divine". Woodcut on paper: 39.20 x 28.20 cm (to edge of block). National Gallery of Scotland. EDINBURGH.- A collection of iconic prints, by some of the finest European artists of the past 500 years, will be on show at the National Gallery of Scotland this spring. "The Printmaker’s Art" will highlight the enormous skill of artists such as Rembrandt, Piranesi, Hogarth, Manet and Whistler, and will... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2010

'Christen Købke: Danish Master of Light' @ National Gallery of Scotland

Christen Købke, View of the Plaster Cast Collection at Charlottenborg, 1830. The Hirschsprung Collection, Copenhagen. © courtesy of the owners LONDON.- 'Christen Købke: Danish Master of Light' is the first monographic exhibition of paintings by Christen Købke (1810–1848) ever to be shown outside Denmark. Købke is arguably one of the greatest talents of Denmark’s Golden Age, yet a solo exhibition of his work outside his homeland has eluded him until now. This show comprises 48 of Købke’s most beautiful and distinguished works... [Lire la suite]
05 février 2010

'The Young Vermeer' @ National Galleries of Scotland

Johannes (Jan) Vermeer, ‘The Procuress’,1656. Canvas, 143 X 130 cm. Dresden, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister EDINBURGH.- Three paintings from Johannes Vermeer’s early career will be reunited for the very first time at in a display at the National Galleries of Scotland in December 2010. The Young Vermeer will present a unique opportunity to compare directly these three works and discover more about the development of this celebrated artist. Johannes Vermeer (1632-75) is world-renowned for his meticulous... [Lire la suite]
28 décembre 2009

"The Madonna of the Yarnwinder" by Leonardo da Vinci back to the National Gallery of Scotland in Edinburgh

Gallery assistant Clare McCormack poses for photographers next to "The Madonna of the Yarnwinder" by Leonardo da Vinci during a photocall at the National Gallery of Scotland in Edinburgh, Scotland. REUTERS/David Moir. EDINBURGH.- The National Gallery of Scotland announced that the painting, "The Madonna of the Yarnwinder" by Leonardo da Vinci went on display in the Gallery. In 2003 it was stolen from Drumlanrig Castle, the Dumfriesshire home of the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry. The painting was... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2009

Titian (circa 1485/90 - 1576), Diana and Actaeon, circa 1556-1559 National Gallery of Scotland © The Art Fund 2009 | Images

Titian (circa 1485/90 - 1576), Diana and Actaeon, circa 1556-1559 National Gallery of Scotland © The Art Fund 2009 | Images This work, with its pendant Diana and Callisto, is one of the most celebrated and admired paintings in the European tradition. It has influenced the work of generations of high-profile artists, from Velázquez and Rubens to Turner and Constable down to Lucian Freud today. The fable of Diana and Actaeon is recounted by Ovid where the young huntsman Actaeon unwittingly came upon Diana and her nymphs bathing... [Lire la suite]
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17 juillet 2009

'The Discovery of Spain | British Artists and Collectors: Goya to Picasso' @ the National Gallery of Scotland

Lady in a Fur Wrap by El Greco © Culture and Sport Glasgow (Museums), The Stirling Maxwell Collection, Pollok House EDINBURGH.- A spectacular celebration of Spanish culture will bring some Mediterranean colour to Edinburgh this summer, as the National Gallery of Scotland unveils the highlight of its festival programme for 2009. The Discovery of Spain will explore the fascination for Spanish art and culture in nineteenth and early twentieth-century Britain, and examine the taste of Hispanophile collectors and artists.... [Lire la suite]