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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

American Impressionism · American Women Artists · Essay

Spring Time for American Women Impressionists

The sketchiness of an impressionist painting is often tied to the airiness of the season, the time of day, and the location of the view. Spring time, which has been described as “the sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine,” provides ideal scenes of flickering shadows and dewy flowers.[1] As… Continue reading Spring Time for American Women Impressionists

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”