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  • >L. Bernelt’s “Arab Warrior”

    November 18th, 2008 · 12:01 pm  →  Blog

    >L. Bernelt’s painting depicting an Arab warrior on horseback is a prime example of why consulting a trained appraiser is so important in establishing the value of an art object. L. Bernelt is not a household name and you will learn very little about him by doing a standard internet search on his work. WhatRead the Rest…

    >Daum Nancy Art Nouveau Glass

    November 11th, 2008 · 11:22 am  →  Blog

    >In 1894, Paul Daum and a group of displaced industrialists opened the only glassworks in Nancy, France. Established during the French-Prussian War, the foundry’s original creations were necessities of the time, including medical and watch glass. Once Paul Daum’s artistic sons, Antonin and Auguste, took ownership of the glassworks during peacetime, the production of artRead the Rest…

    >Gianni Cilfone- American Impressionist

    November 4th, 2008 · 1:53 pm  →  Blog

    > Gianni Cilfone (Italian/American, 1908-1990) Gianni Cilfone (1908-1990) was an Italian/American Post-War Impressionist. Like many of his contemporaries, he painted fast, capturing his impressions, using various colors and brushstrokes to create depth and lighting effects. Cilfone was schooled at the Art Institute of Chicago and painted expressive impressionistic landscape depictions in Brown County, Indiana (muchRead the Rest…