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Stolen Remington Engagement Ring Recovered

OGDENSBURG, N.Y. (AP).- Police in northern New York have recovered a stolen engagement ring given by artist Frederic Remington to his fiancee more than a century ago. Police in Ogdensburg arrested 24-year-old Blake R. Peabody on a grand larceny charge ...

Saint Louis Art Museum Begins a Unique and Ambitious Conservation Project

ST. LOUIS, MO.- This summer the Saint Louis Art Museum will begin a unique and ambitious conservation project to restore a historic treasure of local significance. Restoring an American Treasure: The Panorama of the Monumental Grandeur of the Mississip...

Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center Gives Two 19th-Century Paintings to the Crocker...

STANFORD, CA.- The Cantor Arts Center has deaccessioned two 19th-century American paintings from its collection: Charles Christian Nahl’s Saturday Night in the Mines, 1856, and Crossing the Plains,1856. Both works are oil on canvas. Ownership of t...

Korean Royal Books Looted by French Soldiers in the 19th Century...

SEOUL (AP).- South Korea celebrated the return of nearly 300 royal books looted by French soldiers in the 19th century with solemn ceremonies Saturday bringing alive the color and pageantry of a bygone royal age. Bearers dressed in bright red costumes...

Colored Woodcuts From 19th Century Japan at the Benton Museum of...

Storrs, CT.- The Benton Museum of Art at the University of Connecticut is currently showing "The Colored Woodcut in 19th-Century Japan: Edo and Osaka" until August 7th. The colored woodcut was ubiquitous in 19th-century Japan, and for Europeans a s...

The 2011 London Antique Map Fair at the Royal Geographical Society...

LONDON.- The 2011 London Map Fair, taking place in the historic surroundings of the Royal Geographical Society, is the most established and largest antiquarian map fair in Europe: over forty of the leading national and international specialist map deal...

19th Century Paintings Sale at Sotheby’s Amsterdam Totals 1.6 Million Euro

AMSTERDAM.- Today’s sale of 19th Century European Painting at Sotheby’s Amsterdam brought €1,586,925 ($2,312,848), within pre-sale expectations (est. €1.5 – 2 million). The auction achieved sell- through rates of 46.9% by lot a...

19th Century Paintings Sale at Sotheby’s Amsterdam Totals 1.6 Million Euro

AMSTERDAM.- Today’s sale of 19th Century European Painting at Sotheby’s Amsterdam brought €1,586,925 ($2,312,848), within pre-sale expectations (est. €1.5 – 2 million). The auction achieved sell- through rates of 46.9% by lot a...

19th Century Paintings Sale at Sotheby’s Amsterdam Totals 1.6 Million Euro

AMSTERDAM.- Today’s sale of 19th Century European Painting at Sotheby’s Amsterdam brought €1,586,925 ($2,312,848), within pre-sale expectations (est. €1.5 – 2 million). The auction achieved sell- through rates of 46.9% by lot a...

The Michener Art Museum Celebrates the Work of History Painter William...

DOYLESTOWN, PA.- He was a painter who could barely hold a brush. He had to move his entire body to mix his colors. Yet William T. Trego (1858-1909) was a prize-winning artist with an international reputation, and his highly detailed and powerful bat...

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