Ashcan School · Essay · Hudson RIver · Works on Paper

Room with a View: The Hopper Home in Nyack, New York

Situated along the Hudson River, the town of Nyack, New York has been a popular fishing spot since the pre-Colonial period. The Tappan American Indians named the area near the river “Nay-Ack,” which is an Algonquin term for corner or ‘point,’ and would visit the area in the summer to fish and collect oysters.[1] After selling… Continue reading Room with a View: The Hopper Home in Nyack, New York

Announcements · Art and Antiques Fairs

Hawthorne Fine Art at the Greenwich Antiques Show, Nov. 30-Dec. 2

Hawthorne Fine Art is excited to announce it will participate in the upcoming Greenwich Antiques Show from November 30th to December 2nd at the Greenwich Civic Center in Connecticut. As a Manhattan-based gallery showcasing 19th and early 20th century American Art, Hawthorne Fine Art will exhibit  works by Connecticut Impressionists like Clark Voorhees and Robert… Continue reading Hawthorne Fine Art at the Greenwich Antiques Show, Nov. 30-Dec. 2

American Gilded Age · American Impressionism · American Women Artists · Exhibitions · New York City

Breaking All Bounds: American Women Artists (1825-1945), An Exhibition and Sale

Hawthorne Fine Art is pleased to present a new group show entitled, “Breaking All Bounds: American Women Artists (1825-1945), An Exhibition and Sale.” The majority of the works from this show date from the period in the nineteenth century when academic training was primarily for men. Beginning in the Gilded Age, during the rise of… Continue reading Breaking All Bounds: American Women Artists (1825-1945), An Exhibition and Sale

American Women Artists · Essay · Works on Paper

Early Twentieth Century Seashores

The shorelines of the Eastern seaboard have enamored tourists for over a century. From the Outer Banks in North Carolina to the Hamptons in New York to the cliffs of Cape Cod in Massachusetts, Americans have reveled in the untouched beaches that became symbolic of the country’s natural beauty. Before the Industrial Revolution, which provided… Continue reading Early Twentieth Century Seashores

Announcements · Exhibitions · Hudson RIver

Hawthorne Fine Art’s Samuel Colman on View at the Lyndhurst Mansion and Gallery

Hawthorne Fine Art’s Samuel Colman painting Lake Georgeis now on view at the exhibition “Becoming Tiffany: From Hudson Valley Painter to Gilded Age Tastemaker” at the Lyndhurst Mansion and Gallery. The exhibition, which runs from August 2 to September 24, 2018, chronicles the early career of the American designer and artist, Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933).… Continue reading Hawthorne Fine Art’s Samuel Colman on View at the Lyndhurst Mansion and Gallery

American Impressionism · Essay · Traveler Artists

Bermuda in the American Imagination

Americans have long been fascinated with the British West Indies. Among these territories, Bermuda became a unique destination for tourism after the decline of the shipbuilding industry in the first half of the 19th century.[1]The opinionated author Mark Twain further popularized the vacation spot with proclamations like, “You go to heaven if you want to,… Continue reading Bermuda in the American Imagination

American Impressionism · Exhibitions

Summer Exhibition 2018

This summer, Hawthorne Fine Art is pleased to present a group of works that highlight the richness of the season as well as display the gallery’s exciting new acquisitions. Each year, summer is a long anticipated period filled with hazy days, outdoor excursions, warm sunshine, crystal blue waters, and twinkling light. Each painting in the… Continue reading Summer Exhibition 2018