American Women Artists · Ashcan School · Exhibitions · Works on Paper

Summer Reading: Sand and Beaches

The rise of the American beach resort town as a tourist destination coincided with rapid industrialization in the nineteenth century. While visits to the coast were common in the first half of the nineteenth century, mostly for reasons related to health, the seashore came to symbolize recreation, leisure, and even anti-urban values by the latter… Continue reading Summer Reading: Sand and Beaches

American Women Artists · Announcements · Exhibitions

Historic Women Artists Shine Internationally in 2019

This past June, a painting by the nineteenth century artist Cecilia Beaux (1855-1942) broke records during Freeman’s “American Art & Pennsylvania Impressionists” auction [fig. 1]. The painting, named Ethel Page as Undine, sold for a record $454,000 to a New England institution and set the new world auction record for the artist. According to Freeman’s, this… Continue reading Historic Women Artists Shine Internationally in 2019

Announcements · Art and Antiques Fairs · Works on Paper

Hawthorne Fine Art at the Lyndhurst Flower & Antiques Show & Sale, April 6-7, 2019

Winslow Homer (1836-1910), Fishing, 1878. Charcoal and watercolor on paper, 8 13/16 x 10 9/16 inches, signed lower right. Hawthorne Fine Art Celebrates Spring through Participation in the Lyndhurst Flower & Antiques Show & Saleat Tarrytown’s Historic Lyndhurst Mansion with a Preview of the Exhibition, “Blossoms: A Botanical Exploration of Spring in American Art” February… Continue reading Hawthorne Fine Art at the Lyndhurst Flower & Antiques Show & Sale, April 6-7, 2019

Announcements · Art and Antiques Fairs · Hudson RIver · New York City

Hawthorne Fine Art at the Architectural Digest Design Show, March 21-24, 2019

Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902), Western Scenery, oil on paper mounted to panel, 12 1/2 x 9 ¾ inches, signed lower left. Guy C. Wiggins, Columbus Circle, c. 1920, oil on board, 5 ½ x 4 inches, signed lower left,   March 2019, New York, NY – Whether used as a focal point or a subtle complement to an overall… Continue reading Hawthorne Fine Art at the Architectural Digest Design Show, March 21-24, 2019

American Women Artists · Essay · Exhibitions

Susie Barstow (1836-1923) in the White Mountains

The end of the nineteenth century saw the pinnacle of the nature spiritualism first advocated by the American Transcendentalists in the 1830s. By the 1880s and 1890s, the writings of Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson, as well as the art of Thomas Cole, had acquired a cult-like status.[1] This led to the founding… Continue reading Susie Barstow (1836-1923) in the White Mountains

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… 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