New blog post 'Rejecting subjects of New York and the city Thomas Hart Benton focused on the heartland where he was born, celebrating and elevating the American daily rural or small town existence.' In America today there is a return to the old, a glorification of traditions seen through farmers' markets, and a rejection of many main stream businesses. This resurgence of home-grown local lifestyles can be seen in the art of Thomas Hart Benton from the early 20th century. Take a look at our newest blog post to see how.
Live now in @everardauctions sale: John Nickerson (American, 20th/21st Century,) Tall Art Glass Vessel, with purple to clear ombre, orange horizontal stripes, and gold bubble in base, signed and dated on base, "John Nickerson 2006." #johnnickerson#artglass#american#glass
While famous for Parisian society scenes, James Jacques Joseph Tissot (French 1836-1902) was equally if not more well known as an artist who depicted Biblical scenes. Etching, En Plain Soleil, 1881 available in our now live February Monthly sale. #Tissot#InTheSun#Paris#FrenchArtist
Chinese #Qing Dynasty robe: Used by the emperor on his clothing and representing strength as well as luck, dragons were symbols of masculine power. Dragons (龍Long in Chinese) can be seen throughout #ChineseArt, porcelain, paintings, carvings, metal work, and clothing. This lot closes tomorrow in #EldersAntiques Winter Antique Auction. #dragons#ChineseRobe#Silk#Long
Tomorrow Bill Lowrie's Winter Variety Sale closing. Included in the sale are these #dantemarioni#artglass vases. "Dante Marioni burst onto the international glass scene at the age of 19 with a signature style that has been described as the purest of classical forms executed in glass by an American glassblower." From DanteMarioni.com