Ceán Bermúdez (1749-1829), historiador de arte y coleccionista ilustrado
Biblioteca Nacional de España in association with the Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica
Madrid, 20 May – 11 September
Survey of the life and works of this Enlightenment art historian and collector, uniting158 items mainly drawn from the collections of the BNE, but also including paintings, drawings and manuscripts from other collections. Among the artworks shown are Goya’s portraits of Ceán Bermúdez of c.1786 and 1798-99, Goya’s unpublished illustrations for the art historian’s Diccionario of Spanish artists, and Rembrandt’s Abraham, Hagar and Ishmael of 1637, from his collection.
. Exhibition catalogue, link here
The Ceramics Collection of the Portuguese Royal Family: the King Consort’s Collection
By Maria de Jesus Monge, Director of the Museu-Biblioteca da Casa de Bragança, Vila Viço
Wallace Collection, London
Monday, 28 September, 5:30 – 6:30PM
Collecting the Arts of Mexico
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Exhibition: July 17, 2015–August 7, 2016
Includes five recently acquired eighteenth-century paintings on copper by the Mexican artist
for a Spanish patron. Nicolás Enríquez
Call for Papers:
The Art Market, Collectors and Agents: Then and Now
London, Institute of Historical Research, Senate House
13 June 2016
Deadline: 30 July 2015
Proposals should be c 350 words and sent with a short CV to Susan Bracken
firstname.lastname@example.org and Adriana Turpin email@example.com with cc to firstname.lastname@example.org
Our usual July conference date has been shifted to complement the conference being held by Christie’s to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the auction house on 14 and 15 July 2016.
, Museo del Prado, 30 October 2014 – 8 February 2015. Spanish Drawings from the Hamburger Kunsthalle: Cano, Murillo and Goya
Previously on display as , at the Meadows Museum, Dallas, this exhibition has moved to the Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid. The Grand Gesture: Drawings from Murillo to Goya from the Hamburger Kunsthalle
A significant percentage of the collection, acquired for the Kunsthalle’s Kupferstichkabinett (Department of Prints, Drawings and Photography) by its first Director, Alfred Lichtwark (1852-1914), is on view.
The exhibition is accompanied by a complete catalogue of all the drawings in the collection, written by Jens Hoffman-Samland with the collaboration of María Cruz de Carlos Varona, Gabriele Fialdi, José Manuel Matilla, Manuela Mena and Gloria Solache, curators at the Museo del Prado.
The exhibition has been co-organized by the ; the Meadows Museum, SMU ; the Museo Nacional del Prado ; the Hamburger Kunsthalle ; and the Centro de Estudios Europa Hispánica . Center for Spain in America
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