06 février 2011

"French Drawings: Poussin to Seurat" @ National Gallery of Scotland

Georges Seurat, Seated Nude: Study for 'Une Baignade', 1883. Conte crayon on cream paper: 31.70 x 24.70 cm. National Gallery of Scotland EDINBURGH.- An outstanding collection of French master drawings will be the focus of a new display at the National Gallery Complex in Edinburgh next spring. Over the last thirty years the Gallery has carefully and deliberately strengthened its holdings in this area, and is now home to one of the best collections of French drawings in the UK. Among the 60 works on show, ranging in date from the... [Lire la suite]
08 juillet 2009

'Corot to Monet, A Fresh Look at Landscape from the Collection' @ The National Gallery London

Attributed to Jean-Antoine Constantin, Bridge at Subiaco, about 1777. © The Gere Collection, on long-term loan to the National Gallery LONDON.- Where did these Impressionist ideas come from? In seeking to capture the transient effects of nature, the French Impressionists were indebted to a tradition of painting in the open-air which had thrived in Western Europe for almost a century. Drawing on the National Gallery’s extraordinary collection of 19th-century French landscapes, 'Corot to Monet' charts the development of landscape... [Lire la suite]