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Noteworthy Sales: John Singer Sargent Drawings
Spring 2005
Genre drawings by Sargent are extremely rare, especially ones that have come directly from the artist, which were intended as gifts and not meant to be sold. These two works came from...
Noteworthy Sales: N.C. Wyeth, Painting of Lincoln
Spring 2005
This painting, which has been in a private collection until recently, was created as an illustration for America: A History of Our Country, a textbook...
Noteworthy Sales: John Singer Sargent
Spring 2004
From a private collection, this charming work has only been exhibited publicly once in the last forty years, during a 1989 traveling exhibition in
Noteworthy Sales: Mary Cassatt
Spring 2004
Pennsylvania native Mary Cassatt was exhibiting to great acclaim in the Paris Salons from 1868 to the mid-1870s when
Noteworthy Sales: Painted Leather Six-Panel Screen
Spring 2004
An in-depth study of leather screens in the journal of the Furniture Society of
Noteworthy Sales: Pair of Dominique Armchairs
Spring 2004
In 1922, André Domin and Marcel Genevriere founded the furniture firm Dominique on the rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore in
Noteworthy Sales: Sterling Silver Flatware Service
Spring 2004
Francis I is among the most highly sought-after of sterling silver flatware patterns. This awe-inspiring, 589-piece service for
Carved Giltwood Girandole Looking Glass
Summer 2003
This is a most unusual example of an English girandole mirror. It has the conventional elements of a convex plate set within an ebonized and reeded slip, surrounded by a cavetto molded circular frame carved with cross hatching and divided by four ring tur
Chippendale Carved Mahogany Secretary Bookcase
Summer 2003
This Queen Anne Newport secretary displays many of the hallmarks present on the finer furniture from this dynamic crafts community: elegant, slender proportions; paneled tympanum; fluted finial; and a distinctive shell-carved interior with a fitted well,
Dodge MacKnight--Lantana Grounds, Somerset Parish, Bermuda
Summer 2003
Ranked with contemporaries John Singer Sargent and Winslow Homer as one of the top American watercolorists at the turn of the twentieth century, Dodge MacKnight was critically acclaimed for his vibrant Fauve-inspired color palette and lively brushwork. Hi
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