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‘Master, Mentor, Master: Thomas Cole & Frederic Church’
‘Master, Mentor, Master: Thomas Cole & Frederic Church’

‘Master, Mentor, Master: Thomas Cole & Frederic Church’

Art Review: ‘Master, Mentor, Master: Thomas Cole & Frederic Church’. A review of the exhibition curated by John Wilmerding that is currently on view at Cedar Grove, the Thomas Cole National Historic Site.  The show runs through November 2.   … More…

Whale tale: a Dutch seascape and its lost Leviathan
Whale tale: a Dutch seascape and its lost Leviathan

Whale tale: a Dutch seascape and its lost Leviathan

Shan Kuang, a student at the Hamilton Kerr Institute at the University of Cambridge discovered a remarkable find while restoring a beach scene painted by the artist Hendrick van Anthonissen in the early 17th century.

For Art Collectors, the Risk Behind the High Returns
For Art Collectors, the Risk Behind the High Returns

For Art Collectors, the Risk Behind the High Returns

$64.6 billion of art and antiques were sold through auction houses and dealers last year, a 150% increase over the past decade.  This leads to the inevitable question the art world is asking…do we treat artworks like stocks and bonds … More…

Painting of the Day (SOLD) Sally Swatland’s “Afternoon at the Shore”
Painting of the Day (SOLD) Sally Swatland’s “Afternoon at the Shore”

Painting of the Day (SOLD) Sally Swatland’s “Afternoon at the Shore”

SOLD, Afternoon at the Shore.     Check out Sally’s AVAILABLE inventory 

Painting of the Day (GONE): Louis Aston Knight’s “Cottage at Beaumont-le-Roger”
Painting of the Day (GONE): Louis Aston Knight’s “Cottage at Beaumont-le-Roger”

Painting of the Day (GONE): Louis Aston Knight’s “Cottage at Beaumont-le-Roger”

Cottage at Beaumont-le-Roger.  this beauty by Louis Aston Knight (1873-1948) has made its way to a new location.  

‘The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
‘The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

‘The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy’ at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

‘The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy’ at the Met Is a Journey Back – here is Ken Johnson’s review of The Pre-Raphaelite Legacy: British Art and Design which is currently on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.  This small exhibit, focusing on the … More…

Painting of the Day (SOLD) John Stobart’s “Sail and Early Steam”
Painting of the Day (SOLD) John Stobart’s “Sail and Early Steam”

Painting of the Day (SOLD) John Stobart’s “Sail and Early Steam”

Sail and Early Steam.     Check out John’s AVAILABLE inventory 

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE): Edouard Toudouze’s “A Romantic Rendezvous”
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE): Edouard Toudouze’s “A Romantic Rendezvous”

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE): Edouard Toudouze’s “A Romantic Rendezvous”

A Romantic Rendezvous.  We just added this beauty by the 19th century French Academic artists Edouard Toudouze (1848-1907) to our available online inventory.  

‘Degas/Cassat’ at the National Gallery of Art
‘Degas/Cassat’ at the National Gallery of Art

‘Degas/Cassat’ at the National Gallery of Art

Art Review: ‘Degas/Cassat’ at the National Gallery of Art –  here is an interesting exhibition that is currently on view at the National Gallery through October 5.  The show, which includes 70 paintings and works on paper, explores the relationship between … More…

Painting of the Day (SOLD) Tony South’s “A Brace of Silverbacks”
Painting of the Day (SOLD) Tony South’s “A Brace of Silverbacks”

Painting of the Day (SOLD) Tony South’s “A Brace of Silverbacks”

A sold one by Tony South, A Brace of Silverbacks.     Check out Tony’s AVAILABLE inventory 

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE): Martin Rico y Ortega’s “Laguna Veneta and Rio della Croce” #venice
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE): Martin Rico y Ortega’s “Laguna Veneta and Rio della Croce” #venice

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE): Martin Rico y Ortega’s “Laguna Veneta and Rio della Croce” #venice

Laguna Veneta and Rio della Croce, Chiesa del Santissimo Redentore.  Here is a wonderful outdoor study of Venice by the 19th century Spanish artist Martin Rico y Ortega (1833-1908) that we just added to our web site.  

Improve Your Museum Memories: Put Away the Camera – by Christine Lin
Improve Your Museum Memories: Put Away the Camera – by Christine Lin

Improve Your Museum Memories: Put Away the Camera – by Christine Lin

Improve Your Museum Memories: Put Away the Camera.  An interesting story on the camera vs. your memory.  According to the article, other than the detail shot, your memory is impaired when you try to capture the image with just your … More…

Bringing Painting and Photography Together
Bringing Painting and Photography Together

Bringing Painting and Photography Together

Finnish artist, Janne Parviainen, has mastered an impressive and innovative technique that allows him to “paint” with lights in his photography. Using LED lights and long camera exposures, Janne is able to trace over objects or entire rooms with light … More…

French Rembrandt Thief Turns Himself In
French Rembrandt Thief Turns Himself In

French Rembrandt Thief Turns Himself In

A very interesting story about a man named Patrick Vialaneix who became so obsessed with a work by Rembrandt while growing up that at the young age of 28 he stole it.  The heist took place on the night of … More…

Painting of the Day (SOLD) Chris Pousette-Dart’s “Neruda Series – Untitled 3”
Painting of the Day (SOLD) Chris Pousette-Dart’s “Neruda Series – Untitled 3”

Painting of the Day (SOLD) Chris Pousette-Dart’s “Neruda Series – Untitled 3”

A nice abstract piece by Chris Pousette-Dart, Neruda Series – Untitled 3.     Check out Chris’s AVAILABLE inventory 

Painting of the Day (just hit the SOLD archives): Victor Marais-Milton’s “The New Chef”
Painting of the Day (just hit the SOLD archives): Victor Marais-Milton’s “The New Chef”

Painting of the Day (just hit the SOLD archives): Victor Marais-Milton’s “The New Chef”

The New Chef.  this fabulous example of Victor Marais-Milton’s (1872-1944) work recently landed at its new home.