Press Releases tagged with american impressionism

Thomas Mora Picnic, Wrentham, MA c.  1900 Oil on board | 12 x 25 inches

AMERICAN IMPRESSIONISTS: Selected Works from 1880 through 1920

Released: May 18, 2012

Sullivan Goss – An American Gallery presents AMERICAN IMPRESSIONISTS, a remarkable salon of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist and Tonalist paintings by some of the giants of the American School. Around the late 1880s, the rapid brushwork and bold colors found in European salons began appearing in American museums and galleries. Artists like Mary Cassatt, Childe Hassam, John Henry Twachtman, and Louis Ritman traveled abroad to learn the grand tradition of painting only to  discover that the rules of classical, Academic painting had been broken. These artists and the others...


"Family", Paul Guiragossian

Matthew's Announces June Art Auction

Released: May 1, 2012

Matthew's Galleries of Lake Oswego, Oregon, announces a summer art auction, June 19, 2012.  The gallery is seeking consignments of American and International art from Old Masters to the 20th century, including paintings, watercolors, fine prints and sculpture.  Already included in the sale is "Family" by Paul Guiragossian (Armenian, 1926-1993).  The 15" x 18" oil on canvas was painted about 1963, and carries an estimate of $10,000-15,000.  From the selection of Amerian art is "Guarding the Move" by Ace Powell (1912-1978), a Western oil on canvas measuring 20" x 30" ...


Aldro Hibbard "Vermont Winter Scene" O/C 22"x28"

Blue Heron Fine Art announces annual Fall exhibition

Released: September 20, 2011

Blue Heron Fine Art announces its annual Fall exhibition featuring ten outstanding paintings recently acquired by the gallery. This exhibition showcases American Impressionism from the early 20th century including several paintings by Carl Peters, an early 1930's work by Aldro Hibbard and an important 1919 painting of Gloucester by George Ames Aldrich. These paintings will be on view at the USArtists Fine Art Show this Friday, September 23 through Sunday, September 25, 2011 at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 128 North Broad Street Philadelphia, PA and at Blue Heron Fine A...


Childe Hassam

Rediscoverd CHILDE HASSAM Sold at Auction

Released: September 23, 2010

Childe Hassam’s “Landscape, Eastern Oregon” almost doubled its high estimate of $14,000-18,000 at Matthew’s Galleries September 21st auction, selling just shy of $34,000 including the buyer’s premium.  The painting was unwittingly rediscovered this past summer, and will be included in the Hassam Catalogue Raisonné by Kathleen Burnside & Stuart Feld.  Measuring 5 1/8” x 8 ¼”, it is typical of Hassam’s Oregon work during his visit in 1908.  Matthew W. Gerber, gallery director/owner, stated before the auction that the estimate was “moderately reasonable”, but “wouldn’t ...


Childe Hassam - Eastern Oregon

CHILDE HASSAM - Rediscovered in Oregon

Released: July 27, 2010

  A recently rediscovered Childe Hassam “Landscape, Eastern Oregon” will be included in Matthew’s Galleries' September 21, 2010 Fine & Decorative arts auction. Painted in 1908 on one of the artist’s two trips to the West, the oil on board measures 5 1/8” x 8 ¼”, and is similar in size and character to “Rain Clouds over Oregon Desert” (Childe Hassam Impressionist in the West, Margaret E. Bullock, Portland Art Museum, Oregon, 2004, p. 65, plate 36). The painting is signed lower left with the artist’s crescent mark, and fully signed twice on reverse. The original frame rever...


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