Moretto da Brescia (b.  Alessandro Bonvicino Moretto Italy, 1498–1554) Portrait of an Unidentified Man ca.  1525-1550 Oil on canvas Gift of Merle J.  and Emily Trees 1945-1-2

Provenance Exhibition at Krannert Art Museum Shows Challenges of WWII-era Research

  • Krannert Art Museum
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  • May 10, 2017

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Nancy Karrels relishes solving the mysteries behind the paintings and objects we see in art museums, especially here at Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois ...

Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian, Caprese 1475-1564 Rome.  Archers Shooting at a Herm, 1530-33.  Drawing, red chalk.  ROYAL COLLECTION TRUST / © HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II 2017, www.royalcollection.org.uk

Michelangelo: Divine Draftsman and Designer to Open at The Met in November

  • May 8, 2017

Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475–1564), a towering genius in the history of Western art, will be the subject of a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition opening at The Metropolitan Museum of Art this fall. ...

Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917) Grande Main Crispée Gauche (Large Clenched Left Hand) (Lot 301, Estimate: $120,000-180,000)

Form, Line, Color, & Value: Qualities Abound in American & European Works of Art Auction at Skinner, May 19

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • May 5, 2017

BOSTON, MA – Skinner, Inc. will present an impressive selection of American & European Works of Art at auction on Friday, May 19. The day will be divided into two parts: Fine Prints & ...

BALTIMORE ART, ANTIQUE & JEWELRY SHOW RETURNS TO THE BALTIMORE CONVENTION CENTER

  • April 12, 2017

WHAT:                 37th ANNUAL BALTIMORE ART, ANTIQUE & JEWELRY SHOW Now celebrating its 37th year, the Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show will make its annual return this summer ...

Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi) (Italian, Milan or Caravaggio 1571-1610 Porto Ercole).  The Martyrdom of Saint Ursula, 1610.  Oil on canvas.  Intesa Sanpaolo Collection, Palazzo Zevallos Stigliano, Naples

Caravaggio's Last Two Paintings Reunited in New York Exhibition

  • April 10, 2017

The Martyrdom of Saint Ursula, the last documented painting by the great Caravaggio (1571–1610), will be on exceptional loan from the Banca Intesa Sanpaolo in Naples and presented with another of ...

Sandro Botticelli and workshop, Venus (detail), about 1484–90.  Oil on canvas, transferred from panel.  Galleria Sabauda, Turin.  lnv.  172.

Major Botticelli Exhibition Heads to Boston

  • April 9, 2017

This spring, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA), presents the largest exhibition of paintings by Sandro Botticelli (about 1445–1510) ever to be shown in the US. Perhaps more than any other ...

Ainsley M.  Cameron will join the Cincinnati Art Museum as Curator of South Asian Art, Islamic Art and Antiquities.

Cincinnati Art Museum adds expertise and vibrancy with three new curators

  • April 4, 2017

CINCINNATI— The Cincinnati Art Museum has appointed Ainsley M. Cameron as Curator of South Asian Art, Islamic Art, and Antiquities; Peter Jonathan Bell as Associate Curator of European Paintings, ...

Uffizi Gallery Director Eike Schmidt was joined by Dr Diego Giolitti and award winning artist Helidon Xhixha to announce a forthcoming exhibition at the Boboli Gardens.

Uffizi Gallery Plans Summer Exhibition of Helidon Xhixha Sculptures in the Boboli Gardens

  • March 17, 2017

Contemporary artist Helidon Xhixha, whose sculpture at the inaugural 2016 London Design Biennale won the prestigious public award, has been invited by the Director of Florence’s respected Uffizi ...

LOT 1O Artist: Georges D'Espagnat (1870-1950) Title: Femme Nue Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: 33” x 64” (84 x 162.5 cm) approximate canvas size Provenance: Estate of Louis & Annette Kaufman.  ESTIMATE: $12,000-18,000

Hollywood Art collections: Important Impressionist & Modern Art at Carlyle Auctions, March 16, 2017

  • Carlyle Galleries International, Inc.
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  • March 7, 2017

Beverly Hills, California - March 7, 2017 - Carlyle Galleries International, Inc., (www.carlyle-auctions.com) the online fine art dealers and auctioneers, is hosting their next auction: “ART: ...

Gene Davis "Stripes (Blue)", Estimate: $40,000-$60,000

Weschler’s to Feature Two Original Works by Washington, DC Artists, Sam Gilliam and Gene Davis

  • February 27, 2017

WASHINGTON - Weschler’s, DC's only auction house, will present for sale works of art, jewelry, furniture, silver, coins, decorative art, rugs, and Asian art in its Capital Collections Estate ...

Pieter Brueghel the Younger, “Wedding Dance in the Open Air” (1607–14) (photo by Dominic Brown, © Holburne Museum)

UK’s first exhibition devoted to the Bruegel dynasty includes newly discovered paintings

  • February 13, 2017

The Holburne Museum is showing the UK’s first exhibition devoted to the Bruegel dynasty, including recent attributions for two paintings from the Museum’s own collection. Bruegel: Defining a ...

Gimmel and Fede Ring.  Western Europe, mid-18th century.  Gold, silver, diamond, ruby

Les Enluminures Presents Medieval Rings, Cameos: Time-Tested Symbols of Love for Valentine's Day

  • Les Enluminures
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  • February 6, 2017

We celebrate Valentine's Day with gifts as symbols of love – from chocolates and flowers to gemstone rings and jewelry. This was also true from Antiquity through the Renaissance with rings and ...

The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art Announces Its Spring 2017 Exhibition Schedule

  • Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art
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  • January 12, 2017

EXHIBITION AND PROGRAM SCHEDULE Programs/participants are subject to change. All events are free of charge unless noted.  Identity Crisis: Reflections on Public and Private Life in Contemporary ...

Statuette of a Griffin with an Airmasp, 125 – 75 B.C.  Creator unknown (Greek).  Bronze.  Object height: 7.9 cm (3 1/8 in.).  The J.  Paul Getty Museum, Villa Collection, Malibu, California, Gift of Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman

Remembering Antiquity: The Ancient World Through Medieval Eyes

  • January 29, 2017

The arts and culture of the Middle Ages were the inheritors of a rich classical tradition. For more than a millennium following the fall of Rome, antiquity was evoked and preserved through visual ...

Sandro Botticelli and workshop, Venere (Venus) [HALF BODY DETAIL], Oil on canvas, transferred from wood panel, Galleria Sabauda, Turin, inv.  172.

Botticelli Venus Painting on View for First Time in United States

  • January 23, 2017

Botticelli and the Search for the Divine: Florentine Painting between the Medici and the Bonfires of the Vanities To Open Feb. 11 at the Muscarelle Museum of Art at William & Mary One of only ...