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Piet Mondrian, ‘Folding bridge in a meadow,’ 1903. Oil on canvas, 21.5cm by 28cm. Image courtesy of Mondriaanhuis

Mondrian museum acquires nine early works by the artist

Piet Mondrian, ‘Folding bridge in a meadow,’ 1903. Oil on canvas, 21.5cm by 28cm. Image courtesy of Mondriaanhuis

Piet Mondrian, ‘Folding bridge in a meadow,’ 1903. Oil on canvas, 21.5cm by 28cm. Image courtesy of Mondriaanhuis

AMERSFOORT, Netherlands – In the year that Piet Mondrian’s 150th birthday will be celebrated, Mondriaanhuis, the birthplace of the painter in Amersfoort, is acquiring nine early Mondrians created during the period of 1899 to 1908. The works will be on show starting February 15.

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Jan van Eyck (1390–1441), ‘Portrait of an Older Man,’ ca. 1435-40. Silverpoint and goldpoint on white prepared paper, 8 7/16 × 7 1/16 in. (21.4 × 18 cm). © Kupferstich-Kabinett, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden. Photography by Herbert Boswank

Sole surviving van Eyck drawing headlines Morgan exhibition

The sole surviving drawing by Jan van Eyck (1390–1441), ‘Portrait of an Older Man,’ ca. 1435-40. Silverpoint and goldpoint on white prepared paper, measuring 8 7/16 × 7 1/16 in. (21.4 × 18 cm). © Kupferstich-Kabinett, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden. Photography by Herbert Boswank

NEW YORK  – The Morgan Library & Museum proudly presents Van Eyck to Mondrian: 300 Years of Collecting in Dresden. It is currently on view and runs through January 23, 2022.

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Greek police recover Picasso, Mondrian works stolen in 2012

Portrait photograph of a young Pablo Picasso. A painting of his that was stolen from a Greek museum in 2012 has been recovered. – Photo (C) RMN-Grand Palais, Public Domain

ATHENS (AP) – Greek police say they have recovered two paintings by 20th century masters Pablo Picasso and Piet Mondrian, nearly a decade after their theft from the country’s biggest state art gallery in Athens.

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