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  • Father of the Modern Poster: Jules Cheret

    August 30th, 2011 · 9:05 pm  →  19th Century Art Appraisal Blog

    The beginning of 19th century France was seeded in political unrest. With the constant struggles over the throne and the direction of the nation, it is no wonder that the poor continued to create a majority of France’s population. A few years after a middle class revolt on the throne, an impoverished family of artisansRead the Rest…

    Choosing the Right Appraiser

    August 24th, 2011 · 9:49 pm  →  Appraisal Blog

    There are many reasons to utilize the services provided by a fine art or personal property appraiser. Whether you are looking to get an item insured, you want to sell an item or do a charitable donation, an appraiser can valuate your property and assist you in reaching your final goal. Some appraisers can evenRead the Rest…

    Renaissance Art

    August 23rd, 2011 · 3:16 pm  →  Blog

    One of the perks of my job is that even when I don’t have time to visit the art museum, our office is filled with so many unique works of art, it is like a miniature museum. I never thought I’d get to share an office with so many amazing works of art and artifacts;Read the Rest…

    Art in the News

    August 22nd, 2011 · 10:03 pm  →  Blog News

      It’s been a few weeks since we last updated you on art in the news, for that, we are very sorry. You’ve patiently waited, so here it is. Art in the News!         Hard times in NYC The American Folk Art museum has fallen on tough times. There is currently talkRead the Rest…

    Resurgence of the Old Masters

    August 22nd, 2011 · 10:00 pm  →  Blog

    It was recently announced that a lost painting by renaissance master, Leonado da Vinci, had been authenticated after resurfacing a few years ago. The painting, “Salvator Mundi” belonged to the art collections of Charles I and Charles II of England, but the piece was lost throughout the following centuries. So, how did this piece magicallyRead the Rest…

    Conservation and Restoration

    August 9th, 2011 · 3:09 pm  →  Blog

    You’ve probably heard these terms used together before, but what’s the difference? Conservation and restoration are similar to one another in that they both work to keep the art work in the best condition possible. Conservation is a profession devoted to the preservation of cultural heritage for future generations. This includes examination, documentation, treatment, andRead the Rest…