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”

Art Fair

Hawthorne Fine Art at Antiques on the Hudson

March 2018, New York, NY — Hawthorne Fine Art is pleased to announce its participation in the inaugural Antiques on the Hudson show and sale at Tarrytown’s historic Lyndhurst Mansion on April 7th and 8th, from 10am to 5pm. The event also features a guest appearance and complimentary walking tour by the renowned Antique expert,… Continue reading Hawthorne Fine Art at Antiques on the Hudson

American Gilded Age · Essay · Works on Paper

A Portrait of Her Father in the Studio

Opportunities for women artists in the nineteenth century had advanced little beyond the informal apprenticeships originating in the Renaissance. While specialized art academies were founded across Europe beginning in the eighteenth century, these schools rarely admitted women. The culture was such that art made by women was considered “domestic” or “amateur” up until the early… Continue reading A Portrait of Her Father in the Studio

American Impressionism · Exhibitions

Hawthorne Fine Art Presents “Winter Reprieve: American Artists in Bermuda”

March 2018, New York, NY — Hawthorne Fine Art is pleased to present a special exhibit focusing on the topic of “Winter Reprieve: American Artists in Bermuda.” In the summer of 1877, Mark Twain described Bermuda as a land of “snow-white houses peeping from the dull green vegetation” marked by “gleaming white roads.” This cheery characterization, which… Continue reading Hawthorne Fine Art Presents “Winter Reprieve: American Artists in Bermuda”

Works on Paper

Hawthorne Fine Art Announces “Leaves of Beauty: Works of Art on Paper (1850-1950)”

February 2018, New York, NY — Hawthorne Fine Art is pleased to announce a new exhibition of drawings entitled “Leaves of Beauty: Works of Art on Paper (1850-1950).” Works of art on paper, which first came to prominence in the early years of the fifteenth century through the rise in use of silverpoint ink, emerged… Continue reading Hawthorne Fine Art Announces “Leaves of Beauty: Works of Art on Paper (1850-1950)”

Art Fair

Women Artists Prevail at Sotheby’s American Art Sale November 13, 2017

It was pleasant to watch the success in sales that works by women artists enjoyed at Sotheby’s latest sale of American Art on the 13th of November, 2017 in New York. Overall, the sale rendered 19,407,375 USD in revenue. Among the works sold were paintings by numerous well-known artists such as Joseph Stella, Milton Avery,… Continue reading Women Artists Prevail at Sotheby’s American Art Sale November 13, 2017