03 juillet 2011

"Rembrandt & Degas" @ Rijksmuseum

Rembrandt, Self-Portrait as a Young Man, c. 1628-29. Oil on panel, Alte Pinakatothek, München. Photo © bpk/Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen Edgar Degas, Self-Portrait, 1857-58. Oil on paper on canvas, 26 x 19 cm. Williamstown, The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, 1955.544. Photo Michael Agee. AMSTERDAM.- Although it is well known that the famous French impressionist painter Edgar Degas (1834-1917) was inspired by Rembrandt, the forthcoming exhibition is the first actually devoted to Rembrandt’s influence on Degas.... [Lire la suite]
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02 juin 2011

"Splendeurs des collections du prince de Liechtenstein" @ Palais Lumière Evian

Peter Paul Rubens, Mars et Rhea Silvia, vers 1616/17 © Collections Princières du Liechtenstein, Vaduz-Wien. Le Palais Lumière accueille pour la première fois en France les chefs d’oeuvre issus du Liechtenstein museum de Vienne qui abrite la plus importante collection privée européenne de nos jours. Le Baroque sera largement représenté à travers la peinture et la sculpture italienne (Marcantonio Franceschini, Guido Reni, Canaletto ou encore Massimiliano Benzi Soldano) et la peinture flamande (Rubens, Rembrandt ou encore Van... [Lire la suite]
08 mai 2011

"Kiefer & Rembrandt" @ Rijksmuseum

Anselm Kiefer, 2008, Barjac (Frankrijk). Photo: Anton Corbijn AMSTERDAM.- One of Germany’s most well-known and influential artists, Anselm Kiefer, was invited by the Rijksmuseum to create a work of art inspired by The Night Watch. The result, the spectacular La berceuse (for Van Gogh), for which he was given complete free rein, will be on display in the Rijksmuseum’s Night Watch Gallery in the Philips Wing from 7 May. Born in March 1945, just before the end of the Second World War, Anselm Kiefer has always been fascinated and... [Lire la suite]
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17 avril 2011

"Rembrandt et la figure du Christ" @ Musée du Louvre

Rembrandt, Tête du Christ, huile sur bois, Berlin, Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, inv 811c © BPK, Berlin, Dist. RMN / Jörg P. Anders Une série de sept visages peints à l’origine d’une énigme. En choisissant de représenter très certainement un jeune juif de son temps, Rembrandt donne dans les années 1640 une réponse tout à fait singulière à la question : mais à quoi donc pouvait ressembler  le Christ ? Ce faisant, il rompt avec toute la tradition de l’art chrétien. Réuni pour la première fois depuis plus de trois... [Lire la suite]
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29 janvier 2011

Rembrandt Portrait, Which Sold at Christie's in 2009, to Be Offered for $47 Million

Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn (Leiden 1606 – 1669 Amsterdam), Portrait of a man with arms akimbo, 1658. Oil on canvas , 42.25 x 34.25 in. (107.4 x 87 cm). LONDON (REUTERS).- A Rembrandt portrait, one of the last works from the Dutch master's late career still in private hands, will be offered for sale at the TEFAF Maastricht art fair later this year for $47 million. "Portrait of a Man With Arms Akimbo" was under the auctioneer's hammer as recently as 2009, when it fetched an artist record price of 20.2 million pounds,... [Lire la suite]
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28 janvier 2011

The Romanovs, Tsars and Art Collectors @ the Pinacothèque de Paris

Rembrandt (Harmensz Van Rij, dit), David et Jonathan, 1642. Huile sur bois (parquetage), 73 x 61,5 cm. INV. N° ГЭ 713. Provenance : 1882, Imperial Picture Gallery in the Monplaisir Palace, Peterhof. Musée de l'Ermitage, Saint-Pétersbourg. Photographe © Musée de l'Ermitage. Photo de Pavel Demidov. PARIS.- For the opening of its new rooms, the Pinacothèque de Paris has organised an exceptional exhibition around a major theme: the birth of a Museum. Through May 29 2011, the Pinacothèque de Paris displays the treasures of the... [Lire la suite]
04 novembre 2010

"Made in Holland: Old Masters from a private collection in America" @ Mauritshuis

Hendrick Avercamp (1585-1634), Winter Landscape with Skaters, c.1610-1615. Panel, 53 x 95 cm. The Hague, Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis THE HAGUE.- A selection of highlights from the remarkable art collection of Eijk and Rose-Marie de Mol van Otterloo will be on display at the Mauritshuis in The Hague this autumn. The exhibition Made in Holland: Old Masters from a private collection in America features 44 masterpieces produced by Dutch masters during the Golden Age. Not only are these works of outstanding quality, their... [Lire la suite]
05 mai 2010

Colnaghi Celebrates 250th Anniversary with Commemorative Publication

To mark its 250th anniversary, Colnaghi is publishing Colnaghi – The History, an illustrated commemorative survey of the world’s oldest commercial art gallery and the only survivor of the grand Old Master galleries in London’s Old Bond Street. During the 250 years of the firm’s remarkable history, Colnaghi has been printseller to the Prince Regent, pioneer of photographic publishing and purveyor of some of the greatest Old Master paintings, drawings and prints to private collectors and museums around the world. The fascinating... [Lire la suite]
06 mars 2010

Rembrandt and Miró Prints Highlight Sotheby's March 2010 Prints Sale

Joãn Miró (1983-1983), "Les Essències De La Terra", 1968. Estimate: £70,000-90,000. Photo: Sotheby's. LONDON.- On Tuesday, 30 March, 2010 Sotheby’s London will offer a range of Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints. Printmaking has been at the heart of artistic production for over 500 years. The spring sale will present an exciting opportunity to acquire works by a group of important Old Master artists such as Rembrandt, Dürer and Goya. The sale also demonstrates the importance of the medium to later artists... [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]