19th Century European Paintings
  • Four Centuries of Quilts

    November 28, 2014

    Four Centuries of Quilts It covers the 1600s to the late 20th century. “In 1609, an English merchant in the East Indies trade wrote back to England that 'quilts ready made both of white calicoes and of all sorts of painted stuffs are to be had in abundance and very reasonable … Read more on […]

  • Six of the best: works by Fanny Mendelssohn

    November 21, 2014

    Six of the best: works by Fanny Mendelssohn Felix Mendelssohn is one of the most renowned composers of the 19th century; his works are performed all over the world and their is no doubt about their firm place in the standard repertoire. The works of his prodigious sister, however, are far less … Read more […]

  • How to Choose the Right Frame for Your Art

    November 12, 2014

    How to Choose the Right Frame for Your Art … a New York frame dealer. “The wrong frame will destroy the artist's intentions.” Mr. Wilner recalls a client who wanted a black frame for his 19th century Camille Pissarro painting of a crowded Parisian boulevard, because it matched all the other … Read more on […]

  • Fantastic Figures

    October 23, 2014

    Fantastic Figures Elegantly installed by TMA's David Longwell, the artwork moves from the 19th into the 20th century, concentrating on the human body. Four works sum up Picasso's long career: a dark tavern interior painted in his teens, c. 1897; a bronze head from 1906; … Read more on Tucson Weekly

  • Gallery Listing

    October 6, 2014

    Gallery Listing Telfair Museums presents the expressive exhibition “Romantic Spirits: Nineteenth-Century Paintings from the Johnson Collection” July 25 through February 15 at the Telfair Academy located at 121 Barnard St., on Telfair Square. Romantic Spirits is an … Read more on Savannah Morning News

  • The Secret Jewish History of Dr. Zhivago

    October 3, 2014

    The Secret Jewish History of Dr. Zhivago Pasternak was born to an assimilated Russian Jewish family — his father was the noted post-impressionist painter Leonid Pasternak (born Yitzhok-Leib Pasternak; 1862-1945),. The torments of modern history convinced the younger Pasternak that total … Read more on Jewish Daily Forward

  • Happy 225! Celebrating the rich history of Delaware County

    September 22, 2014

    Happy 225! Celebrating the rich history of Delaware County A railroad of a different sort helped give rise to wealthy northern Delaware County communities in the middle of the 19th century when Pennsylvania Railroad constructed its Main Line commuter rail to Philadelphia through Radnor Township. … The August … Read more on The Delaware County […]

  • Home and Garden Events

    September 15, 2014

    Home and Garden Events Charles Allis Art Museum: The mansion holds Charles and Sarah Allis' collection featuring 19th-century French and American paintings. The collection spans 2,000 years and includes original and antique furnishings. 1801 N. Prospect Ave., (414) 278-8295. Read more on Milwaukee Journal Sentinel