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

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

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

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 · 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

Exhibitions

Hawthorne Fine Art Lends to “The Rockies & the Alps: Bierstadt, Calame, and the Romance of the Mountains”

Two paintings from Hawthorne Fine Art are now on display at the Newark Museum in Newark, New Jersey as part of the current exhibition, “The Rockies & the Alps: Bierstadt, Calame, and the Romance of the Mountains.” The exhibition, which runs until August 19, 2018, portrays American mountain rangers through landscape art in the form… Continue reading Hawthorne Fine Art Lends to “The Rockies & the Alps: Bierstadt, Calame, and the Romance of the Mountains”