28 juin 2010

Elephant with Driver, Vietnam, 1300-1499. Norton Simon Museum

Elephant with Driver, Vietnam, 1300-1499. Norton Simon Museum, Gift of Pratap and Chitra Pal. P.2003.01.01 © 2010 Norton Simon Museum Bronze, 6-3/4 x 7-1/4 x 3-1/2 in. (17.1 x 18.4 x 8.3 cm)
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25 mai 2010

Le procureur général de Californie plaide pour la restitution d’un Cranach spolié par les Nazis

Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, 1472-1553), Adam, c. 1530. Oil on panel (one of a pair) 75 x 27-1/2 in. (190.5 x 69.9 cm). Norton Simon Art Foundation. M.1971.1.P © 2010 Norton Simon Art FoundationLucas Cranach the Elder (German, 1472-1553), Eve, c. 1530. Oil on panel (one of a pair) 75 x 27-1/2 in. (190.5 x 69.9 cm). Norton Simon Art Foundation. M.1991.1.P © 2010 Norton Simon Art Foundation LOS ANGELES (ETATS-UNIS) – Le procureur général de Californie, Jerry Brown, a déposé un dossier auprès de la Cour suprême américaine en... [Lire la suite]
30 octobre 2009

"Ingres's 'Comtesse d'Haussonville' from The Frick Collection" @ the Norton Simon Museum

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres (French, 1780–1867), Comtesse d’Haussonville, dated 1845. Oil on canvas, 51 ⅞ x 36 ¼ inches (131.8 x 92). The Frick Collection, New York. Photo: Richard di Liberto PASADENA, CA. The Norton Simon Museum will present a special installation of Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres’s stunning portrait of Comtesse d’Haussonville, 1845, on loan from The Frick Collection in New York. This portrait of the comtesse, a young woman known as Louise, Princess de Broglie, is the first loan from the Frick in an art... [Lire la suite]
08 octobre 2009

'The Familiar Face: Portrait Prints by Rembrandt' @ the Norton Simon Museum

Rembrandt van Rijn, Dutch, 1606–1669, Self-Portrait with Saskia, 1636. Etching, State I, plate: 4-1/8 x 3-11/16 in. (10.5 x 9.4 cm);sheet: 4-1/4 x 3-3/4 in. (10.8 x 9.5 cm) Norton Simon Art Foundation, M.1977.32.027.G PASADENA, CA.- The Norton Simon Museum presents The Familiar Face: Portrait Prints by Rembrandt, an exhibition of 15 etchings by Dutch master Rembrandt van Rijn (1606–1669). Rembrandt’s prominence as a painter of portraits, particularly those of the merchants and burghers of Amsterdam, is well known. But the... [Lire la suite]
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04 août 2009

Divine Demons: Wrathful Deities of Buddhist Art @ The Norton Simon Museum

Mahakala, 19th century, Tibet. Opaque watercolor on cotton, comp: 29-3/4 x 19-1/4 in. (75.6 x 48.9 cm); mount: 31 x 20-1/2 in. (78.7 x 52.1 cm) Norton Simon Museum, Gift of Beata and Michael McCormick, P.2001.07 Visitors to the Museum are accustomed to viewing peaceful, benevolent Buddhist deities, such as smiling Buddhas deep in meditation or serenely blissful bodhisattvas beckoning to us. But scattered throughout the Asian galleries is a striking assortment of demonic, wrathful deities—figures that bare fangs, drink... [Lire la suite]