Andrea del Verrocchio.  Putto with a Dolphin, 1470‒c.  1475.  Photograph: Courtesy of Musei Civici Fiorentini

Newly restored Putto with a Dolphin featured in "Verrocchio, Master of Leonardo" on view at the Palazzo Strozzi and Museo Nazionale del Bargello thanks to Friends of Florence

  • February 06, 2019

Exhibition will be on view in Florence, Italy, March 9‒July 14, 2019 before its presentation at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., September 29, 2019‒February 2, 2020 Florence, ...

Rembrandt, Portrait of Petronella Buys, 1635.  Panel, 79.5 x 56.3 cm.  New York, The Leiden Collection

The Leiden Collection Exhibition at the Hermitage Attracts More than 1.1 Million Visitors; Will Unveil 4 Newly Acquired Rembrandts at Louvre Abu Dhabi

  • February 06, 2019

The Leiden Collection has announced that The Age of Rembrandt and Vermeer: Masterpieces of The Leiden Collection, organized in partnership with The State Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, ...

Detail of Pontormo's 'Visitation'

'Pontormo: Miraculous Encounters' Exhibition Travels to Getty With Loans of Must-See Masterpieces

  • January 30, 2019

Editor's note: American billionaire J. Tomlinson Hill's recently acquired portrait (purchased for £30.7 million, and at first, not allowed an export license from the UK) -- and the stunning, ...

Suit of Armor, Italian, 1540–1550.  Steel, leather, fabric, wood; 74 13/16 × 29 1/2 × 19 11/16 in.  On loan from Museo Stibbert, Firenze, Inv.  no.  3959.

'Knights' from Italy Visit Florida in Massive Loan Exhibit From Museo Stibbert

  • January 22, 2019

This February, The Ringling, in Sarasota, Florida, will present Knights, an exhibition showcasing stunning examples of European arms and armor from the renowned collection of the Museo Stibbert in ...

Michele Giovanni Marieschi (Italian, 1710-1743), Venetian Capricci: One of a Pair, oil on canvas 14 1/2 x 21 7/8 inches.  Est.  $30,000-40,000.

Doyle to Auction English & Continental Furniture, Old Masters and Russian Works of Art

  • January 21, 2019

On Wednesday, January 30 at 10am, Doyle will hold an auction of English & Continental Furniture & Decorative Arts, Old Master Paintings and Russian Works of Art from prominent estates and ...

Giorgione (1477–1510), Italy, La Vecchia, circa 1502–08, oil on canvas, 26 ¾ x 23 ¼ in.  (68 x 59 cm), Gallerie dell’Accademia, cat.  272, © Archivio fotographico G.A.  VE, courtesy of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities—Gallerie dell’Accademia, Venice

Rare presentation of Giorgione’s "La Vecchia" at the Cincinnati Art Museum starting February 15

  • January 15, 2019

CINCINNATI— La Vecchia, a singular masterpiece by Renaissance painter Giorgione, will be on view at the Cincinnati Art Museum February 15–May 5, 2019. This will mark the first time a painting by ...

Hermaphroditus.  Last quarter 1st century B.C.  (cameo).  Late 16th - early 17th centuries (mount).  Sardonyx, gold, enamel, garnets, emeralds.  Inv.  n.  14464.  From the collection of Leonardo Agostini, Rome; then collection of Cardinal Leopoldo de’ Medici.

Historic Medici and Lorraine Gem Collection on view for the first time thanks to Friends of Florence

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  • December 28, 2018

Historic Medici and Lorraine Gem Collection on view for the first time in new section of National Archeological Museum of Florence thanks to the Friends of Florence Florence, Italy…The newly ...

J.  R.  R.  Tolkien (1892 - 1973), Dust jacket design for The Hobbit, April 1937, pencil, black ink, watercolor, goache.  Bodleian Libraries, MS.  Tolkien Drawings 32.  © The Tolkien Estate Limited 1937.

Works by Tolkein Among Suite of Winter Exhibitions at The Morgan

  • December 06, 2018

The 2019 winter season at the Morgan Library & Museum continues to celebrate visual artists and writers whose experimental methods and innovative creative processes have transformed our ...

Comments on the Art Market

Celebrating 18 Years Of Comments On The Art Market

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  • December 01, 2018

Rehs Galleries Inc., a New York gallery specializing in 19th and 20th-century works of art, announces the release of Comments on the Art Market – Volume 216.   The first edition of the ...

Hilda May Gordon's Cremation of King Rama IV of Siam (1924), from the exhibition "Hilda May Gordon: Artist, Adventurer" at Martyn Gregory.

From Minnekästchen to Mary Shelley Memorabilia, A Checklist of Must-See Works During London Art Week 2018

  • November 27, 2018

From Thursday 29 November to Friday 7 December, London Art Week includes events at 32 galleries and auction houses in St. James’s and Mayfair. Portrait Stars  There is a flowering of interest ...

19th century American Horn and Hide Armchair

iGavel Auctions Presents Online Decorative Arts Gifts for the Holidays

  • November 27, 2018

Who doesn’t know the traditional gifts for the 12 Days of Christmas—partridge, doves, golden rings, and so on. That’s why this season iGavel is offering a different lineup of gifts for the 12 days ...

L to R: Miguel Falomir, Director of the Museo del Prado; Simonetta Brandolini d’Adda, President of Friends of Florence; and Christina Simmons, Executive Director of American Friends of the Prado Museum with The Annunciation (mid-1420s) by Fra Angelico.  © Museo del Prado.

Friends of Florence and American Friends of the Prado Museum announce restoration of Fra Angelico's Annunciation

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  • November 20, 2018

Museo del Prado Announces Restoration of its Annunciation by Fra Angelico thanks to support from American Friends of the Prado Museum and Friends of Florence Renaissance masterwork will be the ...

Pulpit by Giovanni Pisano, 1301.  Church of Sant’ Andrea in Pistoia, Italy.

Pulpit by Giovanni Pisano in Church of Sant' Andrea in Tuscany under conservation thanks to Friends of Florence

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  • November 12, 2018

For Immediate Release PULPIT BY GIOVANNI PISANO, AN EARLY RENAISSANCE MASTERPIECE IN THE CHURCH OF SANT’ ANDREA, IN PISTOIA, ITALY, IS UNDERGOING EXTENSIVE STUDY AND CONSERVATION THANKS TO ...

Attributed to, Joseph Oldof Pierre, Haitian, 1955– 1984, Vodou Flag or Banner (Erzulie Danthor), early 1980s, satin, sequins, and glass beads; Collection of the Art Fund, Inc.  at the Birmingham Museum of Art; Robert Cargo Folk Art Collection; Gift of Caroline Cargo, AFI.235.2013

'Imagining Jesus Through the Ages' Spans 500 Years of Artistic Interpretation

  • November 07, 2018

This winter, Birmingham Museum of Art in Alabama, presents Embodying Faith: Imagining Jesus Through the Ages (Dec. 8, 2018, to April 22, 2019). Through the ages and across the globe, art has ...

Beatriz Milhazes's "Purple Dahlia," 2015, was a highlight sold at the Fine Art Print Fair

From Unique Masterworks to New Editions: A World of Discovery at the 2018 Fine Art Print Fair

  • October 30, 2018

The Fine Art Print Fair, the largest fair devoted to printmaking, concluded its 27th annual run on Sunday, October 28th, showcasing works from 80 exhibitors, spanning old master to contemporary, ...