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In Living Color vivid post impressionist works highlight Bonhams’ October prints auction

September 14, 2011 by  
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SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- Bonhams announces its sale of Fine Prints, October 25, 2011 in San Francisco, and simulcast to Los Angeles, will feature a wide range of lithographs, woodcuts, etchings and screenprints spanning myriad centuries. The sale is led by a brightly-colored lithograph of “Ambassadeurs, Aristide Bruant,” 1892, by French Post Impressionist artist Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (est. $30,000-40,000). The piece depicts Parisian singer and restaurateur Aristide Bruant, and demonstrates the unique style that Toulouse-Lautrec introduced to the art world at the time. [...]

Rijksmuseum Exhibits a Selection of Its Most Beautiful Drawings and Prints of Dune Landscapes

March 15, 2011 by  
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AMSTERDAM.- The Dutch landscape was largely created by man, except for the sandy beaches and dunes along the coast, which were mostly created by nature. In the seventeenth century, when the Netherlands was the most urbanised region in Europe, the dunes offered a welcome refuge for the inhabitants of the overcrowded cities. Among those who sought refuge were 17th-century artists such as Goltzius and Rembrandt. Their works portray not only the entertaining qualities of the dunes, but also their grand, [...]

Rediscovered Painting by Dutch Artist Rembrandt on Loan at the Toledo Museum of Art

January 19, 2011 by  
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TOLEDO, OH.- A rediscovered painting by Dutch artist Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn (1606–1669), on loan at the The Toledo Museum of Art, will be displayed for several months beginning January 28 in Gallery 24. The artist painted the small oil-on-copper self portrait, Rembrandt Laughing, in his native city of Leiden when he was just 21 or 22 years old. “This is one of the most exciting artistic rediscoveries in recent years,” said Museum Director Brian Kennedy. “Rembrandt Laughing is one of [...]

Jan Six Portrait by Rembrandt on Display at the Rijksmuseum

September 8, 2010 by  
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AMSTERDAM.- The exhibition Rembrandt & Jan Six. An Amsterdam friendship will be on display at the Rijksmuseum from 7 September to 29 November 2010. Rembrandt’s world-famous portrait of Jan Six will be brought to the Rijksmuseum specially for this exhibition. The portrait has been part of the private collection of the Six family from Amsterdam since the 17th century and it is rarely available for public viewing. Twenty works on paper, which tell the story of the development of the [...]

Rembrandt and Miró Prints Highlight Sotheby’s March 2010 Prints Sale

March 8, 2010 by  
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LONDON.- On Tuesday, 30 March, 2010 Sotheby’s London will offer a range of Old Master, Modern and Contemporary Prints. Printmaking has been at the heart of artistic production for over 500 years. The spring sale will present an exciting opportunity to acquire works by a group of important Old Master artists such as Rembrandt, Dürer and Goya. The sale also demonstrates the importance of the medium to later artists with examples by Modern and Contemporary printmakers, including Joan Miró, Pablo [...]