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Tag: James Peale

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    Christie’s Will Continue Americana Week With Sale of 19th-Century American Art

    Alfred Jacob Miller’s most distinguishable works documented people, ceremonies, camps, wildlife, traders, adventurers, and ways of life he witnessed during a visit to the American Rocky Mountains in 1837. His works allow viewers a peek into what it was like to be American during the mid-19th century. In its upcoming…

    ALFRED JACOB MILLER (1810-1874)
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    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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    Premier Auction

    The Premier Auction, offered by Brunk Auctions, is primarily a collection of both decorative and fine art focusing on American and Native American culture. Among the pieces with the highest estimated value is a photograph by Edward Curtis. Curtis was considered an expert on Native American culture, and, realizing that…