Home News Drawings of Rembrandt and his circle published in the Collection Online This autumn, we are adding the drawings of Rembrandt and his circle to our online database. It is now possible to browse through these 166 sheets, among which no less than 21 are by Rembrandt. The Bacler d’Albe dossier Among the treasures of the Fondation Custodia, curator Laurence Lhinares has chosen to present a dossier devoted to Louis Albert Guislain Bacler d’Albe (1761-1824), Napoleon’s cartographer. Frans Pannekoek: Graphic Art 1959-2017 Frans Pannekoek (1937) has been making and printing etchings, especially drypoints, for more than fifty years. A survey of his work is now published in an online catalogue (RKD Study). The Flandrins in the Fondation Custodia A number of the works by the Flandrin brothers in the Fondation Custodia have taken up residence this summer in the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Lyon, which organizes an ambitious exhibition on the three brothers. Fondation Custodia acquires a View of Rome by Degas The Fondation Custodia has been able to acquire a View of the Quirinal by Edgar Degas, made during his stay in Italy between 1856 and 1859. Acquisitions Display Spring 2021 Regularly, the showcase in the Hôtel Turgot’s vestibule is filled with a new arrangement of works of art picked among those newly acquired by the Fondation Custodia. Recently discovered letters from Édouard Manet to his friend Félix Bracquemond The Fondation Custodia just published the book Manet to Bracquemond : Newly Discovered Letters to an Artist and Friend. Renovation works in the courtyard The courtyard of the Fondation Custodia, an essential link between the Hôtel Lévis-Mirepoix and the Hôtel Turgot, is currently undergoing major works. Restoration of the collectors’ albums at the Fondation Custodia Discover in this video the different stages of the restoration of the albums in which the old master drawings of the collection are kept. Renovation of Hôtel Turgot Ger Luijten invites us in this video to discover the 18th-century hôtel particulier which houses the collections of the Fondation Custodia and which has recently been entirely renovated. Recent acquisitions (2012–20) at the Fondation Custodia February 2021 Acquisitions supplement published in The Burlington Magazine. Two sketches with views of the rooftops of Paris by Pierre-Antoine Demachy (1723-1807) and Pierre-Antoine Mongin (1761-1827) Former treasurer of the Fondation Custodia, Gerhard Greidanus has just made a gift in memory of his friendship with Jan Maarten Boll. Frits Lugt (1884-1970) Video made to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Frits Lugt, creator with his wife Jacoba Lugt-Klever of the Fondation Custodia. Collection online The Italian drawings now available The Fondation Custodia launches its online collections database during the Studi & Schizzi exhibition, thus offering visitors and Internet users around the world access to all of the Italian drawings kept in its walls. Looking for Paintings by Jacobus Vrel For the catalogue raisonné and an exhibition of the work of Jacobus Vrel (active 1650-1670), we are searching for the whereabouts of a number of paintings. Preserved in the Memory of Ger Luijten September 2019 For its September 2019 issue, Dutch journal Kunstschrift asked the director of the Fondation Custodia about his favorite exhibitions. Artist’s letters recently acquired The two Aristophil auctions in Paris, on the 1st and 2nd of April, were an outstanding opportunity to enrich the Fondation Custodia’s steadily growing collection of artist’s letters. Gift of a Painting by Hendrik Schepper Thanks to the generosity of Hans van der Ven, a painting by Hendrik Schipper (1741-1794) entered the Frits Lugt Collection. Joyce Zelen appointed as the first Jacoba Lugt-Klever Fellow The RKD and the Fondation Custodia are delighted to announce the appointment of Joyce Zelen MA as the first Jacoba Lugt-Klever Fellow. Léon Bonvin (1834-1866) The Fondation Custodia in Paris will publish in 2020 the catalogue raisonné of the French artist Léon Bonvin (1834-1866) and on this occasion will organize an exhibition dedicated to the artist. We are looking for works of art by Léon Bonvin, or any document about his life, his career or his appreciation.