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Alma-Tadema and Victorian Painting
in the Pérez-Simón Collection

From 25 June to 12 October 2014 (extended closing date)



Autor:
Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema
Título:
The Roses of Heliogabalus (detail)
Fecha:
1888
Técnica:
Oil on canvas
Medidas:
132.7 x 214.4 cm

Ubicacion:
Pérez-Simón Collection, Mexico

Carmen in Spanish collections

From 7 October until 9 November 2014

Special Collaborative Exhibition. Free entry



Autor:
Pablo Picasso
Título:
Femme de profil à l’éventail, 1964, illustrations for the book Le Carmen des Carmen by Prosper Mérimée and Louis Aragon
Fecha:
1964
Ubicacion:
Fundación Bancaja Collection
© Sucesión Pablo Picasso, VEGAP, Madrid, 2014
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Biography and Works

Author:
Master of the Saint Ursula Legend
Born/Dead:
Active in Bruges ca. 1470 - 1500
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Works

Biography




It was Friedländer who first studied the life and work of this artist from the southern Low Countries who lived and worked in Bruges in the late 15th century. Friedländer attributed to him the panels from an altarpiece with scenes of the life of Saint Ursula (Groeningemuseum, Bruges), originally painted for the Augustinian convent in Bruges

The. artist’s style combines influences of Rogier van der Weyden and Hans Memling, of whom the latter was his contemporary, while for many years some of his works were attributed to Hugo van der Goes. The central panel of the Nativity Triptych of around 1495–1500 (Detroit Institute of Arts) clearly reveals the influence of Memling’s compositions, while the left wing, which depicts The Visitation, recalls Van der Weyden

The. Master of the Saint Ursula Legend has had few works attributed to him and his only surviving documented painting is The Virgin and Child with three Donors, dated 1486 (Koninklijk Museum vor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp), which is one of his most important works. Among surviving portraits by this painter is Portrait of a Donor of around 1479 (Philadelphia Museum of Art), which is traditionally thought to depict Lodovico Portinari, and which formed a diptych together with The Virgin and Child (Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Mass). Many of this artist’s works include a depiction of the tower of Bruges’ Town Hall, an element that has been fundamental to reconstructing his career and to establishing a chronology of his works

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