The top lot of the auction was this untitled Luminist landscape painting by the renowned Hudson River School painter Jasper F.  Cropsey ($38,400).

Luminist style landscape painting attributed to Jasper F. Cropsey brings $38,400 at Woodshed Art Auctions

  • Woodshed Art Auctions
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  • January 08, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – A stunning late autumn Luminist style landscape painting attributed to the renowned Hudson River School artist Jasper F. Cropsey (Am., 1823-1900), sold for $38,400 in Woodshed Art ...

Decorative items from a remarkable assemblage of 18th-century slipware ceramics uncovered during an archaeological excavation in Philadelphia

18th-Century Philadelphia-Made Slipware Ceramics Found During Archaeological Excavation to be on Exhibit for the First Time at The New York Ceramics & Glass Fair

  • January 04, 2018

A remarkable assemblage of 18th-century slipware ceramics uncovered during an archaeological excavation in Philadelphia will be revealed to the public for the first time. Nearly a dozen pieces of ...

Watercolor painting signed by Pakistani artist Abdur Rahman Chughtai (1897-1975), titled Poetic Expressions, from the private collection of the artist's son (est.  $30,000-$50,000).

Paintings by Chughtai, Folinsbee, Whittredge will headline Ahlers & Ogletree's Jan. 6-7 auction in Atlanta

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  • January 02, 2018

ATLANTA, Ga. – Ahlers & Ogletree Auction Gallery is gearing up for its big annual Signature Estates Auction, a two-day affair planned for the weekend of January 6th and 7th, online and in the ...

EIGHT POINT STAR, detail

PIECE ON EARTH: ASTONISHING MULTI-PIECED AMERICAN QUILTS AT FISHER HERITAGE ARE TIMELESS WORKS OF ART

  • December 05, 2017

At the end of every year, a heartfelt wish is always devoted to Peace on Earth. As this intense year -- 2017 -- draws to a shaky close, Laura Fisher's quilting pun Piece on Earth represents a ...

Large (50 inch by 80 inch, framed) oil on canvas maritime seascape painting of a brigantine ship at sea by Wesley Elbridge Webber (Am., 1841-1914) ($9,375).

Oil paintings by William Gear and Wesley Elbridge Webber combine for more than $21,000 at Bruneau & Co. auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • November 30, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – An oil on canvas landscape painting by the Scottish-born abstract modernist William Gear (1915-1997), titled Paysage, Mai 50 (May Landscape, 1950), sold for $11,875, and a large ...

Oil on canvas painting of Gaspe Peninsula in southeastern Quebec, Canada, rendered around 1960 and attributed to Eugene Klimoff (1901-1990) (est.  $1,500-$3,000).

Oil painting of Gaspe Peninsula in Canada, rendered by Eugene Klimoff around 1960, will be sold Dec. 1-3

  • Holabird Western Americana
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  • November 20, 2017

RENO, Nev. – Holabird Western Americana Collections, LLC is gearing up for a huge three-day auction event December 1st, 2nd and 3rd, one that’s packed with over 2,200 lots of railroad passes, ...

Gorgeous circa 1860s English repousse silver pitcher by R&S Garrand of London, with marks dating it to London around 1861, 8 inches tall (est.  $4,000-$6,000).

Asian objects will be sold along with items from the Western culture at Converse's East Meets West auction, Dec. 1st

  • November 14, 2017

MALVERN, Pa. – An English repousse silver pitcher made by R&S Garrand of London around 1861, a seven-piece sterling silver tea service made in Germany, and a fine selection of Tibetan Buddhist ...

This vintage Nieman Eisman sideshow or circus banner (est $1/1,500), Twentieth Century, American, depicts a monkey driving a racecar inside a wheel, stenciled lower right "Nieman Studios," 92 by 115 inches.  Eisman was a renowned banner painter in the Chicago style of sideshow banner painting, actively painting banners from the 1920s to the mid-1950s.

Millea Bros. To Embrace 'Wow' Factor At Fringe Auction Nov. 13

  • Millea Bros.
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  • November 09, 2017

Halloween may have come and gone but Millea Bros. is cracking open its coffers and has scared up over 400 lots for a most unique set of offerings at its annual fall auction. Titled “Fringe,” the ...

Oil on board painting by South Carolina artist William Aiken Walker (1838-1921), titled Cabin Scene, 5.5 inches by 11.5 inches, signed lower left (est.  $10,000-$15,000).

Oil on board painting by William Aiken Walker (S.C., 1838-1921) will lead Crescent City's Nov. 17-19 estates auction

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • November 02, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A 19th century oil on board painting by South Carolina artist William Aiken Walker (1838-1921), an oil on cardboard work by folk artist Clementine Hunter (1887-1988), and a ...

Incomparably Rare Desk and Bookcase Shatters Records Selling for an Astonishing $498,750 at Cowan's Auctions

  • Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
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  • October 21, 2017

The Chippendale desk and bookcase of Captain John Cowan (1748 – 1823) sets the new standard for Kentucky furniture after an exhilarating 10-minute bidding war.  CINCINNATI – The most significant ...

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum's annual Christmas tree, 2016

Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum's 60th Anniversary Celebration Culminates in Annual Folk Art Christmas Tree Display and Special Carolina Room Installation

  • October 12, 2017

A perennial favorite among guests of the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum, one of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg, its fabled folk art Christmas tree will be on glorious view once ...

Wild in the Country: A Loan Exhibition from the Genesee Museum at Pebble Hill Plantation, Thomasville, GA

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  • October 11, 2017

An important exhibition of sporting and wildlife paintings, drawings and sculpture, on loan from the Genesee Museum in Mumford, New York, will be on view at Pebble Hill Plantation, the historical ...

Edward Hicks, The Peaceable Kingdom with the Leopard of Serenity, 1846-48.

'Peaceable Kingdom' in Traveling Folk Art Exhibition Visits the Hyde

  • October 05, 2017

Experience an exceptional exhibition of American folk art at The Hyde Collection with A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America. The exhibition comprises more than sixty works made between 1800 and ...

Antique French Sugar Casket

The Main Line Antiques Show combines Design, Art, Jewelry and Antiques

  • Main Line Antiques Show
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  • October 03, 2017

The twelfth annual Main Line Antiques Show, the only antiques show held on Philadelphia’s Main Line, will be held on October 7 and 8 at Cabrini University in Radnor, Pennsylvania. Folk art, ...

Portrait of Mrs.  Amos Morrow (Matilda) Attributed to Charles Peale Polk (1767-1822) Jefferson County, Virginia (now West Virginia), ca.  1800 Oil on canvas Gift of M.  Knoedler and Company, Inc., 1957.100.12

The Post-Revolutionary War's Artistic Scene Revealed in New Exhibition Showing the Rich Array of Portraiture to Open at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg in November 2017

  • October 02, 2017

After the Revolutionary War, the number of painters who turned their livelihoods to painting portraits increased dramatically. This was a response to the demand for painted likenesses from an ...