Henry Peter Bosse, Construction of Rock and Brush Dam, L.W., 1891 cyanotype

Earliest Photographs of Eastern American Landscapes Featured in Exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington

  • January 5, 2017

Washington, DC—Before venturing west to capture America's frontier in paintings and photographs, 19th-century artists explored the eastern landscape, which served as a powerful source of mythmaking ...

Catalogue Cover featuring: Terracotta Toddler Architectural earthenware Circa: 1920 Size: 12" (w) x 15" (d) x 24" (h)

Powers To Present: Small Faces Unbound at The Outsider Art Fair

  • Steven S. Powers
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  • January 2, 2017

Steven S. Powers will present SMALL FACES UNBOUND, an exhibit and sale at the Outsider Art Fair, New York, January 19-22, 2017. The title of this collection comes from the lyric in, The Byrds’ ...

Lot 1 Edwin Mieczkowski, (b.  1929) - Untitled

Gray’s Opens 2017 Auction Season with 300 Lots Jan 18

  • Gray's Auctioneers
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  • January 3, 2017

Cleveland, Ohio – (January 3, 2017) Starting off the new year with a catalogue of over 300 items, Gray’s Fine Art, Furniture and Decorative Art auction will be held January 18. The sale begins with ...

Early 20th century French gilt and patinated three-piece antique clock set by F.  Pelissier (est.  $500-$900).

Beautiful French gilt and patinated three-piece antique clock set by Pelissier to be sold Jan. 14-15

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • January 3, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A beautiful continental specimen marble center table, an early 20th century French gilt and patinated three-piece clock set by F. Pelissier, a bronze figural group by the French ...

La Place Antiques

Bath Decorative Antiques Fair - fresh as a daisy after 28 years

  • Bath Decorative Antiques Fair
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  • December 16, 2016

BATH DECORATIVE ANTIQUES FAIR 3-5 March 2017 Trade Preview 2 March The Pavilion, Bath BA2 4EU The world has changed quite a lot since 1989 when the first Bath Decorative Antiques Fair took ...

William Edmondson, Untitled (Bird Bath with Figures), 1932-1940.  Carved limestone.

Smithsonian American Art Museum Acquires Major Collection of Self-Taught American Art

  • December 13, 2016

The Smithsonian American Art Museum announced today a gift of 93 works of art from the collection of Margaret Z. Robson. The Robson collection includes important paintings, drawings and sculptures ...

Portrait of Mrs.  John D.  Rockefeller, Jr.  (Abby Greene Aldrich) Robert Brackman New York, New York, 1941 Oil on canvas Private Collection

The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum to Celebrate its Diamond Anniversary in 2017 with Myriad Special Exhibitions and More

  • December 5, 2016

When John D. Rockefeller, Jr. established in 1957 the museum that bears his wife Abby’s name, he honored her and her leading role in the appreciation and study of American folk art. He may not have ...

Bertoia, Laverne, Picasso and Large Selection of Fine Art Featured at Schwenke Auctioneers Annual Holiday Fine Estates Aucton

  • Schwenke Auctioneers
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  • November 28, 2016

On Sunday, December 4th Schwenke Auctioneers will conduct its Annual Holiday Fine Estates Auction with a remarkable offering of 792 lots consigned from several separate estates and consignors from ...

Northwest Coastal Beaver Bowl brings $42,000 at Eldred's Fall Americana and Paintings Auction.

NORTHWEST COASTAL CARVED BOWL TAKES TOP LOT AT ELDRED’S FALL AMERICANA AUCTION

  • Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.
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  • November 22, 2016

East Dennis, Mass. – The top lot in Eldred’s three-day Americana and Paintings Auction was a Northwest Coastal carved wooden beaver-form bowl, which brought $42,000, vastly surpassing its very ...

North West corner of the MAACM Building

Museum of the American Arts & Crafts Movement signs contract with Gilbane Inc to begin construction

  • American Craftsman Museum
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  • November 25, 2016

The MAACM is poised to become a cultural anchor for the thriving St. Petersburg art scene. Major news out of St. Petersburg, Florida as we learn construction will now be underway on the massive ...

Frank Stella relief etching, part of Eldred's Fall Americana and Paintings Auction

Americana, Asian Art Auctions Cap Off Eldred's Stellar Fall Season

  • Robert C. Eldred Co., Inc.
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  • November 10, 2016

East Dennis, Mass. – On the heels of the Marine Art Auction that saw three lots of scrimshaw from the Thomas Mittler Collection sell for over $100,000, and the Fine and Decorative Art auction, ...

Thomas Sully (1783-1872) Jane Duval Leiper (1796-1866).  One of pair.

Freeman's Americana Auction Highlighted by Prominent Collections, Including Furnishings from a Fairmount Park Mansion

  • November 7, 2016

Freeman's November 16 American Furniture, Folk & Decorative Arts auction is highlighted by impressive private collections, including furnishings from historic Lemon Hill mansion of Fairmount ...

Carved Polychrome and Gilt Eagle Plaque, America, 19th century (Lot 602, Estimate: $8,000-12,000)

Skinner Presents Fall Auction of American Furniture & Decorative Arts

  • Skinner, Inc.
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  • November 7, 2016

BOSTON, MA  – Skinner, Inc. will present an auction of American Furniture & Decorative Arts on Saturday, November 19 at 10AM in their Boston Gallery. The auction of nearly 700 lots will feature ...

Willie Birch (American, born 1942), Sunday’s Child, c.  1991, mixed media, papier-mâché, 56 × 17 × 17 1/2 in.  (142.2 × 43.2 × 44.5 cm.), Gift of Gordon W.  Bailey in honor of Miranda Lash

Speed Art Museum receives major gift of contemporary art from Gordon W. Bailey

  • November 4, 2016

The Speed Art Museum has received a major gift of 35 contemporary artworks from the Los Angeles-based scholar, advocate, and collector Gordon W. Bailey. All 21 artists, most African-American ...

Abraham Lincoln White House China, Salad Plate from First Service in Cowan's Auctions' American History Auction on November 18, 2016 with an estimate of $8,000-12,000

COUNTDOWN TO ELECTION DAY, AUCTIONS GET PRESIDENTIAL ON BIDSQUARE

  • November 1, 2016

As the days count down until the election, America's next president is on everyone's mind. POTUS, FLOTUS and Americana memorabilia come to Bidsquare just in time to remind Americans of their ...