Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza - Inicio

Versión española

Tickets

CÉZANNE site/non-site

4 February to 18 May 2014

FROM 7 MARCH ONWARDS: New opening times from Mondays to Sundays from 10.00 to 19.00. On Fridays and Saturdays late opening until 21.00. ADVANCE PURCHASE RECOMMENDED!



Autor:
Paul Cézanne
Título:
Portrait of a Peasant
Fecha:
1905-06
Técnica:
Oil on canvas
Medidas:
64.8 x 54.6 cm

Ubicacion:
Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid

Darío de Regoyos (1857-1913)

18 de February to 1 June 2014



Autor:
Darío de Regoyos
Título:
Selfportrait (detail)
Fecha:
ca. 1902
Oil on panel
Museo de Bellas Artes de Asturias

Biography and Works

Author:
Jan Polack
Born/Dead:
(?), ca. 1450-Munich, 1519
Date:
Works

Biography




Polack was a German painter of possibly Polish origin who was active in Bavaria. The exact place of his birth is unknown nor is there any surviving information regarding his training but it is known that he worked in Munich, where he became the most important and successful artist of the Munich school from 1482 to his death in 1519. Polack ran a prestigious workshop in Munich with a large number of assistants, which he expanded as a result of the numerous commissions that he received. It has been suggested that Polack arrived in Germany for the marriage in 1475 of Georg “the Rich”, later duke of Bavaria-Landshut, to Hedwig, daughter of King Kasimir IV of Poland

Polack’s. work falls within the tradition of Bavarian painting and reveals the influence of the Master of the Tegernsee Passion. His style is also characterized by a sense of a realism and slightly coarse handling. He is documented as an artist from 1482 onwards, and in 1488 was official painter to the city of Munich

Among. Polack’s earliest works is the series of frescoes in the church of Saint Wolfgang in Pipping (Munich), commissioned by Duke Sigismund in 1479. In 1491 he executed three altarpieces for the palace chapel at Blutenberg, which are among his most celebrated and characteristic works. One year later, Duke Albrecht IV commissioned him to produce some mural paintings (now lost) and an altarpiece with scenes of the Passion (Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Munich). Notable among his ecclesiastical commissions are the altarpiece for the high altar of the Benedictine abbey at Weihenstephen near Freising, and the panel of the three founders of the Benedictine monastery at Benediktbeurn (now Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen, Munich). Polack was also a notable portraitist

.

Featured Products

Go to the shop

Recommended artists

Recommended works

© 2009 Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza

Paseo del Prado 8, 28014 Madrid, España