8 Press Releases

Tag: Hudson River School

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    George Inness’ Work Takes Spotlight in Upcoming Fine Art & Antiques Auction

    George Inness rose to fame when he became a part of the establishment of the Hudson River School. Although the artists in the Hudson River School were influenced by Romanticism, Inness’ philosophical and spiritual themes inspired his works. Simpson Galleries’ Fine Art & Antiques auction will present George Inness’ landscape…

    George Inness (American 1825-1894) A Painting, Landscape Montclair, 1894
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    100+ Lots From the Estate of Jack Warner Come to Auction

    Ahlers & Ogletree will present fine and decorative art, furniture, and other items from the estate of Jack Warner this January. Featured in the sale is an equestrian piece by John Frederick Herring. While Herring began his career painting horse portraits for local inns, he eventually counted the ruling Queen…

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    Alex Cooper Auctioneers Offers Mix of Paintings, Furniture, Decorative Arts, & Fine Rugs

    Widely considered the founder of the Hudson River School, Thomas Cole was a Romantic landscape painter. Mostly self-taught, he inspired a generation of American landscape painters through his depictions of majestic mountains, rivers, and valleys. As Cole once said, “The most distinctive, and perhaps the most impressive, characteristic of American scenery…

    Thomas Cole. Italian Cottage, oil on panel
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    Gratz Gallery on The Philadelphia Show and Adapting to Social Distancing

    Colorfield by Leonard Nelson. Photo courtesy of Gratz Gallery. How are galleries adjusting in the age of social distancing? Auction Daily had the opportunity to discuss this with Paul Gratz, owner and head conservator of Gratz Gallery. The gallery is currently participating in the Spring AFA online show and The…

    Gratz Gallery on The Philadelphia Show and Adapting to Social Distancing-2
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    Spring Major Fine Art and Asian Auction

    Felicie Waldo Howell was best known for her marine landscapes. Her early works captured interiors and nature scenes. The upcoming Spring Major Fine Art and Asian Auction, presented by Sarasota Estate Auction, features an oil painting titled Washington Square by Howell. The Impressionist palette painting is an example of her…

    Spring Major Fine Art and Asian Auction Sarasota Estate Auction
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    Miami Estate Jewelry & Fine Art

    Elite Auctioneers will present the upcoming Miami Estate and Fine Art event in early April. Among the highlighted lots is a painting by Thomas Cole, the founder of the Hudson River School art movement. Portrait of the Monk, Alexander was regularly exhibited before coming to auction. The lot also includes…

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    Fine Paintings & Sculpture

    A traveler at heart, Sanford Robinson Gifford was known to disappear for months or years at a time to view landscapes and build inspiration for his work. Gifford belonged to the Hudson River School of artists, which was active during the mid-19th century. The Art Story notes that this focus…

    Sanford Robinson Gifford (American, 1823-1880) Sketch of the Lago di Nemi
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    American Art

    “His pictures are still springs of refreshment in the heat and turmoil of the world,” said the New York Daily Tribune in 1873 about the work of John Frederick Kensett. Kensett’s painting, Marine Scene is among the most noteworthy lots in the upcoming American Art Auction, presented by Sotheby’s.  John…

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