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Great artists of the 20th century: their best quotes
Great artists of the 20th century: their best quotes

Great artists of the 20th century: their best quotes

Great artists of the 20th century: their best quotes – Great Artists In Their Own Words – a BBC Four’s special that takes 60 years worth of art coverage and condenses it into a three part series in which the artists themselves give you … More…

Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) – Leon Perrault’s “Away From Home”
Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) – Leon Perrault’s “Away From Home”

Painting of the Day (SOLD archives) – Leon Perrault’s “Away From Home”

Away From Home.  We sold this amazing painting by Leon Perrault a number of years ago.  Those of you who are fans of the 19th century French Academic artists will enjoy this 1879 work.      

Frieze New York turns two with a giant balloon dog and a VIP-free speakeasy
Frieze New York turns two with a giant balloon dog and a VIP-free speakeasy

Frieze New York turns two with a giant balloon dog and a VIP-free speakeasy

Frieze New York turns two with a giant balloon dog and a VIP-free speakeasy – This is the second year for the Frieze New York fair.  After looking at some of the works you just have to say … are you … More…

The Federal Reserve’s art collection: Canvas-backed securities
The Federal Reserve’s art collection: Canvas-backed securities

The Federal Reserve’s art collection: Canvas-backed securities

The Federal Reserve’s art collection: Canvas-backed securities – here is a nice article about the Federal Reserve’s art collection which currently contains more than 1400 works.  

Louis Aston Knight at the Musee d’Evreux
Louis Aston Knight at the Musee d’Evreux

Louis Aston Knight at the Musee d’Evreux

The shippers just left with our 4 Louis Aston Knight paintings which will be featured in the museum’s Louis Aston Knight show opening on June 22.  

Painting (Gouache) of the Day (AVAILABLE) Ugo Omleto Giannini’s “Contrasting Forms III”
Painting (Gouache) of the Day (AVAILABLE) Ugo Omleto Giannini’s “Contrasting Forms III”

Painting (Gouache) of the Day (AVAILABLE) Ugo Omleto Giannini’s “Contrasting Forms III”

A wonderful piece by Giannini, Contrasting Forms III.  

Sixth Suit Filed by Client Against Former Knoedler Gallery
Sixth Suit Filed by Client Against Former Knoedler Gallery

Sixth Suit Filed by Client Against Former Knoedler Gallery

Knoedler Gallery is back in the news as another former client has filed a lawsuit against the once prestigious gallery. Knoedler, which was one of the oldest galleries in the country, has been closed for a year and a half … More…

Getty Museum’s New Acquisitions
Getty Museum’s New Acquisitions

Getty Museum’s New Acquisitions

The Getty Museum has announced today that they have introduced two new and rare European works to their collection.  A self-portrait, by Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn, titled Rembrandt Laughing c. 1628.  This work portrays a youthful Rembrandt (probably around the … More…

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) – Leon Richet’s “A Quiet Afternoon, Fontainebleau”
Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) – Leon Richet’s “A Quiet Afternoon, Fontainebleau”

Painting of the Day (AVAILABLE) – Leon Richet’s “A Quiet Afternoon, Fontainebleau”

A Quiet Afternoon, Fontainebleau.  Here is a beautiful Barbizon landscape by Leon Richet, painted in 1888, that we added to the site yesterday afternoon.  

Sotheby’s Loss Doubles as Margins Fall, Expenses Rise
Sotheby’s Loss Doubles as Margins Fall, Expenses Rise

Sotheby’s Loss Doubles as Margins Fall, Expenses Rise

Sotheby’s Loss Doubles as Margins Fall, Expenses Rise – amazing to think that with all the BIG prices they get, the firm still loses money.  Guess that is why they continue to increase the buyer’s premium and are now going into … More…