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
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
Denver Museum of Art presents the exhibition Her Paris: Women Artists in the Age of Impressionism, on view 22 October, 2017 through 14 January, 2018. The exhibition highlights the works of women artists active in Paris in the nineteenth century—a time that was still characteristically restrictive to women. Her Paris displays works of artists who… Continue reading Women Artists of Paris at the Denver Museum of Art
Hawthorne Fine Art is pleased to announce an exhibition of Lauren Sansaricq’s landscape paintings at the Alva de Mars Megan Chapel Art Center at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. The Glimmer of Light: Landscape Paintings by Lauren Sansaricq will run from September 28 to December 6, 2012, and an opening reception for the exhibition… Continue reading The Glimmer of Light: A New Exhibition of Lauren Sansaricq’s Landscape Paintings at Saint Anselm College
Because of Hawthorne Fine Art’s dedication to the work of women artists and scholarship surrounding women in the arts, we’re proud to be celebrating March as Women’s History Month! In support of the historical contributions of women, Jennifer Krieger will be lecturing on “Women Artists of the Hudson River School” at the Ritz Theater in… Continue reading Celebrating Women’s History Month with a Lecture by Jennifer Krieger
It has been a pleasure to work amid the beautiful and sublime landscape paintings of Lauren Sansaricq (b.1990), the first contemporary artist to ever be exhibited at Hawthorne Fine Art. After great success and positive reception, Nature’s Poetry: The Landscapes of Lauren Sansaricq will come to a close on Friday, January 13th. If you haven’t… Continue reading “Nature’s Poetry: The Landscapes of Lauren Sansaricq” Closes on January 13th!
Following in the footsteps of other great American women painters of the time, such as Mary Cassatt and Cecilia Beaux, Rosina Emmet Sherwood attempted the delicate balancing act required of a 19th century woman artist. Female artists were among the first true career women in a time when popular opinion and tradition both assertively placed… Continue reading Rosina Emmet Sherwood (1854 – 1948)