Press Releases tagged with dutch

Jean Hasbrouck House (ca.  1721), Historic Huguenot Street, New Paltz, NY.  Photo by Pieter Estersohn, 2017.  Courtesy Historic Huguenot Street.

Historic Huguenot Street in Hudson Valley NY opens new exhibition showcasing 17th-century Dutch culture

Released: August 30, 2017

Historic Huguenot Street exhibition showcases 17th-century Dutch culture including paintings, furniture, and decorative items from the George Way Collection Complementary display of American and Dutch-made kasten cupboards also on view October 1‒December 17, 2017 New Paltz, NY (August 30, 2017)…Historic Huguenot Street (HHS) presents the special exhibition Living in Style: Selections from the George Way Collection of Dutch Fine and Decorative Art, on view October 1 through December 17, 2017. Featuring over 100 17th- and 18th-century Dutch items from the Netherlands—including 22 oil p...


Johannes Vermeer, The Love Letter, c.  1669-70 oil on canvas Rijksmuseum, purchased with the support of Vereniging Rembrandt

Landmark Exhibition Brings to Light Relationships Between Vermeer and his Contemporaries

Released: April 28, 2017

Washington, DC—More than 20 years after the legendary exhibition Johannes Vermeer, the National Gallery of Art, Washington, presents Vermeer and the Masters of Genre Painting: Inspiration and Rivalry. On view in the West Building from October 22, 2017, through January 21, 2018, the exhibition examines the artistic exchanges among Dutch Golden Age painters from 1650 to 1675, when they reached the height of their technical ability and mastery at depicting domestic life. Some 65 masterpieces by Johannes Vermeer and his contemporaries—including Gerard ter Borch, Gerrit Dou, Pieter de Hooch, N...


Berthe Vermorchen (Belgian 19th-20th Century), Cloth Table Top Still Life of Peaches and Grapes, oil on canvas ($2,000-$3,000)

Weschler’s October Estate Auction to Feature Property from Two Capitol Hill Estates

Released: October 3, 2014

[Washington, D.C.]— Property from two notable longtime Capitol Hill collectors will be part of Weschler’s Estate auction, held on Friday, October 24, 2014. The sale will feature a wide array of rugs, European and English silver, American and English furniture, and 18th-19th century European and American oil paintings. Two handsome 18th century George III pieces are among the highlights of the sale: a satinwood and rosewood inlaid mahogany chest-on-chest ($1,500-$2,500) and a feather inlaid yewwood and oak dressing table ($1,200-$1,800). A lovely still life, Cloth Table Top Still Life of...


Lot 7.  Abraham van Beyeren (Dutch, 1620-1690) $50,000-60,000

16th-18th Century Flemish & Dutch Paintings to be Auctioned

Released: September 2, 2014

Aspire Auctions is honored to handle the collection of 15 Flemish, Dutch and Belgian master paintings from the Harry R. Calsing Trust. Artists include Vrancx, Palamedesz, Saftleven, Molenaer, van der Vliet, Beyeren, van der Poel, Luycks, Borssom, Maes, Storck, Bout, Heemskerck.  A notable pair or portraits by Nicolas Maes, identified by Sotheby's in 1989 as, Joose van Hoogenhouck (1644-1714) and his wife Anthonia des Quiens (1646-1676) of Leiden, married on January 11, 1667. He was a knight of the Holy Roman Empire and served as Councillor, Alderman and Burgomaster o...


Glenn Ligon, Untitled (I Am a Man), 1988, oil and enamel on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Patrons' Permanent Fund and Gift of the Artist

National Gallery of Art Acquires Major Works Across Media by Ligon, Castle, Fornari, Asselijn, Tripe, and More

Released: November 16, 2012

Washington, DC—At its recent meeting in October, the Board of Trustees of the National Gallery of Art accepted an impressive array of new acquisitions, augmenting the collections of paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, illustrated books, and photographs. These new works include a major painting by the midcareer African American artist Glenn Ligon; a select group of 51 works by American artist James Castle; a spectacular baroque silver relief by Giovanni Antonio Fornari; outstanding Dutch paintings by Jan Asselijn, Jan van der Heyden, and Aelbert Cuyp; important collections of p...


Alighiero Boetti "arazzi"

GROGAN’S SEPTEMBER ART AUCTION SPANS FOUR CENTURIES

Released: September 20, 2012

Dedham, MA – Grogan and Company Fine Art Auctioneers and Appraisers announces their upcoming September 30th Auction will include over 700 lots of Fine Art, Furniture, Decorative Works of Art, Silver, Jewelry and Oriental Rugs, and will span four centuries of artistic expression and craftsmanship from various countries across Europe.       The highlight of the European fine art offerings is an embroidery titled Udir e tra le parole (Read Between the Lines), by Italian conceptual artist Alighiero Boetti.  Boetti utilized unusual materials in his work and...


'To my beloved Saşa Panä' (1930) by Victor Brauner

From Dada to Surrealism: Jewish Avant-Garde Artists from Romania at Jewish Historical Museum Amsterdam

Released: June 17, 2011

  A magnificent survey exhibition of Jewish avant-garde artists from Romania is on view at the Jewish Historical Museum (JHM): From Dada to Surrealism, with more than seventy works of art from the period 1910-1938. Most of these works have never been on display before in the Netherlands, or anywhere outside Romania. In the early twentieth century, the art world was taken by storm by the fearless experimentalism of Tristan Tzara and Marcel Janco, who were among the founder of Dada at the renowned Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich. Along with Victor Brauner, M.H. Maxy, and the older Romani...


 Portrait of Aeltje Uylenburgh by Rembrandt

Made in Holland: Extraordinary Private Collection of Old Masters On View

Released: November 4, 2010

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 (The Netherlands) this autumn. The exhibition Made in Holland: Old Masters from a private collection in America features some 44 masterpieces produced by Dutch masters during the Golden Age. Not only are these works of outstanding quality, their subject matter is often intriguing. The selection includes works by Rembrandt, Frans Hals, Salomon van Ruisdael, Jan Steen and Hendrick Avercamp. O...


Rietveld Pavilion at Kroller-Muller Museum

Rietveld Pavilion Reopens at Kroller Muller Museum in Holland

Released: October 14, 2010

Rietveld Pavilion reopens in the sculpture garden at the Kröller-Müller Museum in Holland In 1955, Gerrit Rietveld (1884-1964) designed a pavilion for the display of small sculptures at the Third International Sculpture Exhibition in Arnhem’s Sonsbeek Park. This ‘Sonsbeek Pavilion’ was intended as a temporary structure, and it was dismantled when the exhibition was over. However, many people had been greatly impressed by its simplicity, and ten years later, on the initiative of several Dutch architects, the building found a permanent home in the Kröller-Müller Museum’s sculpture garden,...


Gabriel Metsu (1629-1667), The sick child, c.  1663-1664, Rijksmuseum

Gabriel Metsu: A Master Rediscovered. Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Released: September 16, 2010

This winter at the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam the work of Gabriel Metsu (1629- 1667), one of the most influential Dutch genre painters of the 17th century, will be put back in the spotlight. Metsu’s paintings beautifully depict everyday life during the Golden Age, with scenes such as a young man writing a love letter, a kitchen maid peeling an apple and an old man raising a glass. Despite his relatively short life, Metsu was one of the most popular painters of his time and his paintings were sold at high prices. In the 18th and 19th centuries, Metsu was more popular than Vermeer, whose painting...


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