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Tales of an Art Dealer

Carey Vose

Carey Vose is the sixth generation of her family firm, the oldest family owned art gallery in the country. During that time the Vose family has amassed over 300 years of experience in the art world, and has handled more than 34,000 American paintings, including over 25 artists’ estates.

Founded in 1841, Vose Galleries specializes in top quality 18th, 19th and early 20th century American realist artwork.

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Is there a Market for Castles?

Posted: September 22, 2010 13:53

Having been in business for six generations, our family has amassed a number of great stories.  Luckily, my grandfather, Robert C. Vose Jr., was an amazing storyteller, and spent the last ten years of his life compiling these stories that have been passed down through the generations.   I want to share one of my personal favorites, which illustrates the old adage amongst art dealers, 'You never know what is going to come through the door!'   Enjoy! As told by Robert C. Vose, Jr. (1911-1998) A young artist friend bought a house in the Adirondacks. While cleaning...

 

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