‘Original’ Rembrandt Etching Could be Modern Armand Durant Restrike
Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (Dutch-Born July 15, 1606 – Died October 4, 1669) is generally considered one of the greatest painters and printmakers in European […]
Currier & Ives Prints: Ways to Tell Originals form Reproductions
From 1834 to 1907 the firm of Currier & Ives provided for the American people a window on their country’s development from a rural society […]
Simple Tips Can Help You Salvage Keepsakes After a Fire
A fire can have devastating effects for anyone. Now, imagine your collection of art, antiques or collectibles suffering through a fire. A horrible thought. While […]
Bugs with an Eye for Art: Insects Can Destroy Art and Antique Treasures
I have had customers come to me with oil painting on which they recently noticed small holes developing near the edges of the canvas and […]
Ernest Montaut: A Collectible Automobilia Artist
Not too many years ago the automobile was considered the work of madmen, determined to corrupt the morals of our society, not to mention upset the enterprise of the blacksmith, the horse breeder and the harness maker. (They weren’t far from the truth.) It is difficult for the current generation to understand how the automobile caught the world’s imagination.
Prosper d’Épinay (French, 1836-1914)
Prosper d’Épinay (French, 1836-1914) was born to aristocratic parents who emigrated from France to
Illustrator: Aubrey Vincent Beardsley 1872-1898
Aubrey Vincent Beardsley was born in Brighton on 21 August 1872 and early showed artistic ability, acting and playing in concerts with his sister Mabel […]
Spelter, The Great Pretender
Spelter figurines and busts of this type were produced in great numbers during the late 19th Century, most were based on Greek and Roman Classical works or originals of famous 19th Century sculptors. The spelter examples were made as an inexpensive option to the expensive bronze examples produced by noted artists such as Frederic Remington, Auguste Rodin, P.J. Mene and A.L.
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Offered for the first time in years an original Antoine-Louis Barye monument
I’m happy to announce that I’ve been contracted to sell one of the most important bronze collectibles to come on the market in quite some time. It’s an original work by French Romantic Artist Antoine-Louis Barye (1796–1875), the foremost animal sculptor or animalier of the 19th century.