Ellen Fullard Wright, Applique and Pieced Star of Bethlehem and Ships Wheel Quilt with Baskets and Birds, late 19th century, pieced, appliquéd, and quilted cotton, 95 x 73 in., Collection of Shelburne Museum, Museum purchase, 1991.  Photography by Andy Duback.

Great American Quilts Come Together in 'Pattern and Purpose' Exhibition

  • September 30, 2018

Shelburne Museum was the first American museum to exhibit quilts as works of art, a testament to the trailblazing vision of museum founder Electra Havemeyer Webb (1888-1960) and her passion for ...

Don West, Eyes, Photograph

African-American Master Artists in Residence Selected to Show at Boston International Fine Art Show

  • September 27, 2018

Boston, MA – The African-American Master Artists in Residence Program (AAMARP) has been invited to mount an exhibition at The Boston International Fine Art Show (BIFAS) October 18-21 at The ...

Fresh-to-Market Americana, Historic Pieces, and Rare Sand Bottles Highlight Cowan’s Fall Americana, Including Fine & Decorative Art: Premier Auction

  • Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
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  • September 25, 2018

John James Audubon's Favorite "Long Tom" Fowler, the first portrait of Henry Clay by Matthew Harris Jouett, an exceptional John Henry Belter parlor suite with political and literary portrait busts, ...

This untitled James Martin painting appears to depict fellow artist Vincent Van Gogh, 13 ½ by 11 ¾ inches.

James Martin Art To Cross Block At The Benefit Shop Foundation Oct.10

  • Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc.
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  • September 24, 2018

Sometimes described as a storyteller or jazz improvisationist, James Martin (born 1928), has been creating art for decades that is an integral part of the Pacific Northwest scene. Reminiscent of ...

William Trost Richards (1833-1905), Stormy Seas with Whitecaps, 1904.  Est.  $100,000-150,000

Auction of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts at Doyle

  • September 22, 2018

On Wednesday, October 3 at 10am, Doyle will hold an auction of American Paintings, Furniture and Decorative Arts. Featured in the fine art section of the sale is a broad range of works, including ...

20th c.  art to be sold includes this abstract mixed media on paper by Afro Basaldella (Italian, 1912-1976) dated 1948.  This (and the large canvas by Julian Stanczak) is from the estate of a fellow artist and friend of both artists.  In 1956, Afro, as he is known, was given the award as Best Italian Artist at the Venice Biennale.

CRN AUCTIONS, INC., ANNUAL SEPTEMBER AUCTION

  • CRN Auctions, Inc.
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  • September 21, 2018

On Sunday, September 30th, CRN Auctions will conduct their Annual Fall Auction of antiques and fine arts at their gallery in Cambridge, MA offering a mix of items ranging in geographical origin and ...

Unbound book of Japanese woodblock accordion prints in uncut sheets, 110 in all, showing domestic scenes and landscapes, by Hiroshige and Kunisada (est.  $20,000-$40,000).

Objects from the East and West converge in Converse Auctions' online-only East Meets West auction, Oct. 5

  • Converse & Company
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  • September 20, 2018

MALVERN, Pa. – Ten bucks is all it takes to participate in Converse Auctions’ online-only East Meets West Auction slated for Friday, October 5th, with live bidding set to begin at 10 am Eastern ...

Neue Auctions’ September catalogue has something for everyone, from the first-time auction goer to seasoned collectors

  • Neue Auctions
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  • September 15, 2018

The maker and artisan movement is everywhere: people crafting and building things with their hands, a few tools and one grand vision. At neueauctions.com you can view a collection of several ...

ALPHABETS FOR THE ALPHA COLLECTOR: FISHER HERITAGE's RARE SELECTIONS COME TO MARKET

  • September 06, 2018

Alphabet quilts are one of the hardest to find, most eye catching categories of antique quilt collecting. Over the years FISHER HERITAGE has found some exceptional discoveries that defy the ...

Rare oil on window shade painting rendered circa 1950 by the renowned folk artist Clementine Hunter, titled Saturday Night at the Honky Tonk, signed lower right (est.  $30,000-$50,000).

Artworks by Clementine Hunter, Otto Hoffmann, many others in Crescent City's Sept. 22-23 auction

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • September 06, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A Russian icon of the Virgin Akhtirskaya made in Moscow between 1896 and 1908, a rare oil on window shade painting rendered circa 1950 by the renowned folk artist Clementine ...

Adirondack Museum at Blue Mountain Lake Antiques Show on Saturday, September 15th

Adirondack Experience Antiques Show Offers Classic, Rustic Items and More

  • September 03, 2018

The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake (NY) and Barn Star Productions will present the Adirondack Experience Antiques Show and Sale, Saturday, September 15th on the beautiful Blue Mountain Lake Museum ...

Oil on canvas Portrait of an Artist from the Circle of Caspar Netscher (Heidelberg 1639-1684 The Hague, the Netherlands).  The half-length portrait is signed “Netscher f”.

Nye & Company's Sept. 12 auction will feature artworks from the 17th century to the modern day

  • Nye & Company
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  • August 31, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, N.J. – A diverse selection of artworks that span from the 17th century through to the modern day – to include a spectacular offering of Self-Taught and Outsider Art being offered from ...

Bill Traylor, House, ca.  1941, watercolor and graphite on cardboard.  Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama, Gift of Charles and Eugenia Shannon, 1982.4.29

Born Into Slavery, Artist Bill Traylor Gets His Due With Smithsonian Retrospective

  • August 27, 2018

Bill Traylor (ca. 1853–1949) is among the most important American artists of the 20th century. Born in antebellum Alabama, Traylor was an eyewitness to history—the Civil War, Emancipation, ...

Annabeth Rosen: Fired, Broken, Gathered, Heaped (installation view), 2017.  Photo by Gary Zvonkovic.  Courtesy of the artist and the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.

Cranbrook Art Museum Fall Exhibitions Examine Alumni and Artists-in-Residence of Cranbrook Academy of Art

  • August 16, 2018

This November, Cranbrook Art Museum will open three exhibitions that showcase the incredible range of alumni and Artists-in-Residence that have emerged from Cranbrook Academy of Art and the ...

New York Classical Rosewood Work Table

Fine Americana Included In Schwenke Auctioneers 400 Lot August 14th Fine Estates Auction

  • August 12, 2018

Featuring Asian Decorative Arts, Early Continental Furniture and Decorations, Americana and Folk Art, Fine Art and Estate Oriental Rugs  Woodbury, CT – On Tuesday, August 14th Schwenke Auctioneers ...