20 janvier 2011

First British Portrait of a Black African Muslim and Freed Slave Goes on Display

Ayuba Suleiman Diallo also known as Job ben Solomon (1701-73) by William Hoare (c.1707-72), 1733. Photo: Christie's Images Limited 2011 LONDON.- The Qatar Museums Authority (QMA) and the National Portrait Gallery, London announce a cooperative agreement relating to the portrait of Ayuba Suleiman Diallo, painted by William Hoare of Bath in 1733. Following the purchase of the work by QMA at Christie’s in November 2009, the painting was the subject of export restriction, having been judged by the Reviewing Committee on the Export... [Lire la suite]
12 novembre 2009

Bath's Holburne Museum Acquires Artist William Hoare's Masterpiece

William Hoare, "The Pitt Family of Encombe". LONDON.-The Holburne has acquired for its Collection a painting by the celebrated 18th century artist William Hoare. The acquisition of a superb portrait "The Pitt Family of Encombe" has been made possible through a grant from independent charity The Art Fund, the generous help of the MLA/V&A Purchase Grant Fund, the Beecroft Bequest, the Friends of the Holburne, David Posnett in memory of his mentor Harold Leger, and a private donor. When the Holburne... [Lire la suite]
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