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  • New Van Gogh Painting Authenticated

    September 30th, 2013 · 11:01 am  →  Appraisal Art History Authentication Blog Painting Provenance Reproductions

    The painting Sunset at Montmajour has recently been authenticated as a work by Vincent Van Gogh. Once not recognized to be a Van Gogh original (amongst others such as Still Life with Meadow Flowers and Roses,) Sunset at Montmajour has been proven to be genuine through current technology and extensive research. This is an exampleRead the Rest…

    Kawase Hasui: Shin-Hanga Artist

    September 20th, 2013 · 11:40 am  →  19th Century Art Antiques Appraisal Art History Asian Art Blog Prints Works on Paper

    Kawase Hasui (Japanese, 1883-1957) was one of the major printmakers during the shin-hanga movement.  A prolific artist, he created over 600 prints throughout his career.  The shin-hanga movement included artists that produced “new prints” by reviving traditional art and labor techniques. During Hasui’s studies of watercolor and oil painting, he was introduced by his teacherRead the Rest…

    An Early Watercolor by Persian Artist Reza Derakshani

    September 10th, 2013 · 8:46 am  →  Appraisal Art History Blog Contemporary Art Painting Works on Paper

    This watercolor on rice paper is an early work by the renowned Iranian artist Reza Derakshani, titled “Blue Flowering Plant with Black Silk Fabric on Stool.” From early on, Derakshani had a fascination for the natural world, stemming from his time among the fields, flowers, and mountains of a childhood spent in northeastern Iran. HeRead the Rest…

    An Early Watercolor by Persian Artist Reza Derakshani

    September 5th, 2013 · 10:37 am  →  Contemporary Art Painting Works on Paper

    This watercolor on rice paper is an early work by the renowned Iranian artist Reza Derakshani, titled “Blue Flowering Plant with Black Silk Fabric on Stool.” From early on, Derakshani had a fascination for the natural world, stemming from his time among the fields, flowers, and mountains of a childhood spent in northeastern Iran. HeRead the Rest…