Found 90 articles matching Fine Art category.
  • Nov 14 2011
  • 14 Nov 2011

Unloved Antiques: ‘Starving Artist’ Paintings

The 14th item in this series of Unloved Antiques is really more decorative arts than antique, but we get a huge number of requests for information […]

  • Oct 4 2011
  • 4 Oct 2011

Ask A Worthologist Question: Art Deco ‘Fayral’ Figurine

Anne P. has an interesting figurine that she bought at a silent auction fundraiser last month. She bid on it because it was the only […]

  • Sep 12 2011
  • 12 Sep 2011

Unloved Antiques: 19th-Century Religious Prints

The tenth item in this series of “Unloved Antiques” is late 19th- to early 20th-century religious prints, such as those depicting Patron Saints, Guardian Angels […]

  • Apr 25 2011
  • 25 Apr 2011

Unloved Antiques: Mass-Produced Decorator Prints

The third item in this series of “Unloved Antiques” (read the first two installments here and here) is the Decorator Print, like this one titled […]

  • Mar 23 2011
  • 23 Mar 2011

The Collector’s Minute: Equestrian Prints

One item we see more of than just about anything else in the appraisal & antique business are late 19th- to early 20th-century “equestrian prints,” […]

  • Mar 21 2011
  • 21 Mar 2011

Ask A Worthologist Question: Bronzi Oni Statue

Sam L. bought this bronze figure at an antique store about five years ago. He found it so ugly he almost felt sorry for it […]

  • Feb 7 2011
  • 7 Feb 2011

Identifying Historical Fire Brigade Buckets Painted by ‘The Borden Limner’

I came from a town right outside of a small New Hampshire historical harbor city, Portsmouth. It was first settled in 1630 and has wonderful […]

  • Aug 24 2010
  • 24 Aug 2010

Navigating the Stormy Seas of Maritime Art Collecting

The greatest expansion of maritime trade, and perhaps the greatest output of steam and sailing ships, occurred between 1850 and 1920. Coincidentally, this period is […]

  • Aug 16 2010
  • 16 Aug 2010

Ask A Worthologist Question: Charles M. Capps Etching/Aquatint

  Ben T., being the thoughtful and helpful nephew, has been helping his aunt go through all the stuff that has accumulated in her garage […]

  • Jul 19 2010
  • 19 Jul 2010

Ask A Worthologist Question: Early Golf Reprint

  Jessie D. found an old print hidden behind a framed mirror. Not wanting to toss out something that might be valuable, Jessie turned to […]