Oil on canvas portrait painting of George Washington, done in the manner of Edward Savage (Am., 1761-1817), 25 inches by 20 inches (est.  $3,000-$5,000).

Portrait painting of George Washington done in the manner of Edward Savage (Am., 1761-1817) will be in Crescent City's March 24-25 estates auction

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • March 15, 2018

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A portrait painting of George Washington done in the manner of Edward Savage (Am., 1761-1817), an oil painting titled Native American Bow Hunting by H. Irving Marlatt (Am., ...

Erin J.  Gilbert

Archives of American Art Announces New Positions for African American Collecting Initiative

  • March 13, 2018

The Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art (the Archives) announced two recent appointments today: Erin Jenoa Gilbert assumes a new position as Curator of African American Manuscripts and Rayna ...

 E.E.Cummings (1894–1943) Sound , 1919 Oil on canvas, 89.2 x 88.9 cm Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York © The Estate of E.E.Cummings

UK's Ashmolean to Display 'America's Cool Modernism' in Exhibition with Major Loans

  • March 12, 2018

The Ashmolean, at the UK's University of Oxford, will present a major exhibition of works by American artists that have never before travelled outside the USA (23 March–22 July 2018). AMERICA’S ...

“Nymph of the Spring” (ca.  1537-1540) by Lucas Cranach the Younger

San Diego Museum of Art Acquires Masterworks by Cranach and Sargent

  • March 12, 2018

The San Diego Museum of Art announced last month the acquisition of two outstanding paintings, Nymph of the Spring (ca. 1540) by Lucas Cranach the Younger and Portrait of John Alfred Parsons ...

Lot 190: Frederick Douglass, signed albumen cabinet card, by George Kendall Warren, circa 1879.  Estimate $10,000 to $15,000.

Poignant Letters in Swann Galleries' Printed & Manuscript African-Americana Auction

  • Swann Galleries
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  • March 12, 2018

Swann Galleries’ auction of Printed & Manuscript African Americana on Thursday, March 29 sheds light on some of the darker moments in American history and provides crucial context for cultural ...

Profiled Series: Untitled: Bust of Mary Seacole by Henry Weeks; marble, 1859; The J.Paul Getty Museum.  Los Angeles and Bust of Mm.  Adélaïde Julie Mirleau de Newville, née Garnier d'Isle by Jean-Baptiste Pigalle; marble, 1750s; The J.  Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles by Ken Gonzales-Day, archival ink on rag paper, 2009 (printed 2017).  Courtesy of the artist and Luis De Jesus Los Angeles.  Copyright 2017, Ken Gonzales-Day, all rights reserved.

National Portrait Gallery Presents “UnSeen: Our Past in a New Light: Ken Gonzales-Day and Titus Kaphar”

  • March 11, 2018

As the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery marks its 50th anniversary, it will not only honor the past with special exhibitions but also shape the museum’s next chapter. The first contemporary ...

This floral still life on canvas painting, Italian School, circa 1800, depicting tulips, roses and chrysanthemums in a basket, was bought at Sotheby’s in December 1997 from the estate of the late conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein.

Leonard Bernstein Provenance Boosts Floral Still Life In March 21 Auction

  • Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc.
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  • March 11, 2018

Pam Stone, owner of the Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc., was just about done cataloguing her upcoming Red Carpet auction, slated for Wednesday, March 21, at 10 am, when a last-minute donation came in ...

White Roof in a Dark Tangle

Wolf Kahn: A 50 Year Survey

  • Jerald Melberg Gallery
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  • March 8, 2018

March 17 - May 12, 2018  Jerald Melberg Gallery proudly presents Wolf Kahn: A Fifty Year Survey, a retrospective exhibition of paintings and pastels by the internationally acclaimed artist. New ...

The top lot of the auction was this painting by Sandzen titled Cedar and Rocks.  It sold for $160,000.

Four oil paintings by Swedish-born American artist Birger Sandzen (1871-1946) sell for a combined $371,000 at Woody Auction

  • Woody Auction
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  • March 8, 2018

DOUGLASS, Kan. – Woody Auction celebrated the grand opening of their new Douglass auction hall with a major antique and fine art auction on Saturday, February 24th, one that featured four oil ...

Oil on canvas painting by Theodore Robinson (Am., 1852-1896), titled On the Seine, artist signed lower left, 22 inches by 15 inches ($7,250).

Oil painting by Theodore Robinson (Am., 1852-1896), titled On the Seine, realizes $7,250 at Weiss Auctions

  • Philip Weiss Auctions
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  • March 7, 2018

LYNBROOK, N.Y. – A copy of Detective Comics #29 (July 1939), bought by the consignor at a tag sale for $20, gaveled for $53,675 at a two-day auction held February 14th and 15th by Weiss Auctions, ...

Karen Lee Sobol, Serenade, 2016.  Watercolor and crayon on Yupo paper, 14 x 11 in.

Exhibition to benefit The Center for Health and the Global Environment

  • March 6, 2018

BOSTON, MA – Childs Gallery is pleased to present the exhibition Life Is a Beautiful Place: A Radical Collaboration, on view from March 15 to May 13, 2018. The exhibition brings together a select ...

Mrs.  James Warren (Mercy Otis), Around 1763, by John Singleton Copley, American, born 1738, died 1815).  Oil on canvas.  On loan from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Bequest of Winslow Warren.

Making Good on a Super Bowl LII Bet, Boston To Send a Patriot to Philadelphia

  • March 5, 2018

The outcome of what may be the most revolutionary Super Bowl bet ever made will be presented in the hometown of the victorious Philadelphia Eagles beginning March 7, when one of Boston’s most ...

"Bleak House, Broadstairs," by Frederick Childe Hassam (1859-1935).

Recently-Acquired Childe Hassam Watercolor Masterpiece Exhibited at Canton Museum of Art

  • March 5, 2018

The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) now presents a special exhibition, American Masters: Watercolors from the CMA Permanent Collection, which features the Museum's most recent acquisition: an 1890 ...

Group of three pastel on brown paper drawings by the renowned French painter Claude Monet (1840-1926), being sold as a single lot (est.  $50,000-$80,000).

Set of three pastel on brown paper drawings by Claude Monet will.be sold as one lot in Woodshed Art Auctions' March 15th online art sale

  • Woodshed Art Auctions
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  • March 6, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – A group of three pastel on brown paper drawings by the renowned French artist Claude Monet (1840-1926), several artworks attributed to Pop Art legend Andy Warhol (Am., 1928-1987), ...

Romare Bearden (1914-1988), The Conversation, 1979, lithograph.  Collection of Tougaloo College Art Collection, Mississippi, 2002.089

'Now: The Call and Look of Freedom' Exhibition Inaugurates Art & Civil Rights Initiative

  • March 5, 2018

New partnership explores art collections of Tougaloo College and Mississippi Museum of Art The Mississippi Museum of Art and Tougaloo College are presenting Now: The Call and Look of Freedom, the ...