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

Freer and Sackler Galleries Launch First Web Resource of "Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy"

The Web resource represents a particularly rich period in Chinese art, showcasing foundational Song and Yuan styles, themes and artists WASHINGTON, DC.- The earliest Chinese paintings in one of the most important collections in the West are now featured in a new public Web resource launched by the Smithsonian’s Freer and Sackler galleries. “Song and Yuan Dynasty Painting and Calligraphy” contains hundreds of images and comprehensive documentation of the Freer’s exceptional holdings of 85 works of Chinese brushwork from the 10th... [Lire la suite]
03 mars 2009

Newly Discovered Painting by Johann Zoffany in Gianni Versace Sale @ Sotheby's

Johann Zoffany, Portrait of Major George Maule, Acting Chief Engineer of Madras (1751-1793) (est. £40,000-60,000). Photo: Sotheby's LONDON.- Sotheby’s London announced the recent discovery of a rare and important oil painting by Johann Zoffany among the exquisite collection of furniture and Works of Art from Gianni Versace’s Lake Como Villa, which is to be offered for sale on Wednesday 18th March 2009. Portrait of Major George Maule, Acting Chief Engineer of Madras (1751-1793) (est. £40,000-60,000), dating from a period that... [Lire la suite]
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