03 juin 2010

'The Loves of Mercury and Herse. A Tapestry Series by Willem de Pannemaker' @ Museo del Prado

Cecrops welcomes Mercury, Manufactured by Willem de Pannemaker. Gold, silver, silk and wool thread, 435 x 551 cm. Brussels, ca.1570. Madrid, Museo Nacional del Prado. MADRID.- The Museo del Prado will be exhibiting the eight mythological tapestries that comprise the only complete surviving example of this series on the loves of Mercury and Herse, one of the 246 tales recounted in the 15 books of Ovid’s great poem known as the Metamorphoses. For the first time since their dispersion in the early 20th century, the exhibition... [Lire la suite]
14 décembre 2009

'Gods, Love, and War: Tapestries and Prints from the Collection' @ Carnegie Museum of Art

Flemish, Brussels. After a design by Pieter Coecke van Aelst (Flemish, 1502–1550) The Defeated Pompey Meeting His Wife at Sea, from The Story of Julius Caesar, designed 1540, woven c. 1640, wool. Gift of George Leary, 54.5.1 PITTSBURGH, PA.- Carnegie Museum of Art presents the dynamic new exhibition Gods, Love, and War: Tapestries and Prints from the Collection, opening December 19, 2009. Highlighting a selection of six large-scale tapestries dating from the 16th and 17th centuries and 40 prints from Carnegie Museum of Art’s... [Lire la suite]
18 mai 2009

"L'âge d'Or hollandais: De Rembrandt à Vermeer" @ la Pinacothèque de Paris

Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, Portrait de son fils Titus, vêtu en moine, 1660. Huile sur toile, 79,5 x 67,5 cm. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. Acquis avec l’aide de Vereniging Rembrandt © Image Department Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 2009 Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, Portrait of his son Titus, dressed as a monk, 1660. Oil on canvas, 79,5 x 67,5 cm. Rijksmuseum,Amsterdam. Acquired thanks to Vereniging Rembrandt © Image Department Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, 2009 Pour sa troisième saison, la Pinacothèque de Paris s’associe avec le... [Lire la suite]