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Aurélie Soligny

Dernières peintures

Having already suffered the early loss of his wife and three of their children, Rembrandt’s later years were burdened with bankruptcy, acrimonious legal proceedings with a former lover, and the loss of his common-law wife and only remaining son. However, far from diminishing as he...

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21 Déc 2018 Posted by aurélie in Art no comments

Masters of the Everyday: Dutch Artists in the Age of Vermeer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnPjGxPuxeM While the subject­-matter may be ordinary – the preparation of food, eating and drinking, the enjoyment of music or a family game – the painting is rich and jewel-like, with equal attention paid to a discarded clay pipe as to a fine silk drape. The meticulously documented details often...

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21 Juil 2015 Posted by aurélie in Photography no comments

Europe 1600-185, seven new galleries

In Europe 1600-1815 over 1100 objects from the V&A’s collections of 17th- and 18th-century European art and design are displayed in a suite of seven galleries. The collection comprises some of the most magnificent works held by the V&A, including spectacular examples of textiles and...

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21 Juin 2015 Posted by aurélie in Art, Sculpture no comments

Mona Lisa discovery

Leonardo's famous portrait has long been thought to be of Lisa Gherardini, the wife of a Florentine silk merchant. It is thought the Renaissance master painted it between 1503 and 1517 while he worked in Florence, and then later in France. However, Cotte has used Layer...

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21 Mai 2015 Posted by aurélie in Photography, Sculpture no comments