6 Press Releases

Tag: Gilbert Stuart

  • Auction Preview

    Famous Portrait by Matthew Harris Jouett and Set of Fancy Chairs Highlight Kentucky Auction’s Inaugural Sale

    Kentucky-born portrait painter Matthew Harris Jouett is noted for his portraits of statesmen and high-ranking officials. In 1816, he left for Boston to study painting under Gilbert Stuart. After a brief yet significant study period, Jouett painted several portraits of statesman Henry Clay. One of them is a key highlight…

    Matthew Harris Jouett - Henry Clay
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    Amos Doolittle Prints to Star in Christie’s Upcoming Americana Sale

    Amos Doolittle’s 1775 prints will be crossing the auction block this month during Christie’s Important Americana sale. Doolittle visited Lexington and Concord shortly after a conflict took place between the colonial militia and the British troops. He then interviewed several eyewitnesses to create a series depicting the moments of April…

    Charles Peale Polk (1767-1822)
  • Auction Result, Press Release

    Diana Hits Her Mark in Keno Auctions $930,470 Curated Sale

    Augustus Saint Gaudens (American, 1848-1907) Diana of the Tower Bronze H.  38 ⅞ in. New York, Jan. 26:  Among the various auctions of fine and decorative arts in New York held during “Americana Week”, Keno Auctions attained the highest price for any lot sold. On January 23rd, an iconic bronze sculpture of…

    Diana Hits Her Mark in Keno Auctions $930,470 Curated Sale
  • Auction Industry

    Christie’s In Praise of America Auction Celebrates American Folk Art

    The term “folk art” originated in the United States in the early 1900s to describe works produced by those who lack formal artistic training. It includes a range of mediums, from painting and crafted objects to sculpture and furniture. American folk art was not fully appreciated until the turn of…

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  • Auction Preview

    Day I - Asian Arts & Peter Tillou Collection

    It not often that one gets to witness the selections from a seasoned collector like Peter Tillou. Litchfield Auctions present a survey of antiques drawn from the sixty-year career of the legendary international dealer in their upcoming Day I - Asian Arts & Peter Tillou Collection Auction.  A portrait by…

    Attrib Godfrey Kneller 1646-1723 Lady in Blue O/C/AuctionDaily
  • Auction Industry

    Doyle Announces Sale of American Paintings, Furniture & Decorative Arts

    Thomas Cole (1801-1848), Scene in the Catskills, circa 1830-40s. Est. $30,000-50,000. Doyle's auction on Tuesday, October 8 at 10am will showcase American paintings of the 19th and 20th centuries, including fine examples of portraiture; Hudson River, Western and regional landscapes; marine paintings and still lifes. Also featured are furniture, silver, ceramics,…