Thomas Cole, Tower with Moonlight, oil on canvas. Collection of David and Laura Grey. Image from www.explorethomascole.org

Thomas Cole National Historic Site Receives Exciting Donation

Published on December 9th, 2014 by Mishele Begun

Longtime friends of Questroyal, David and Laura Grey have spent years cultivating an impressive collection of American art. Recently, they generously donated Tower by Moonlight by Thomas Cole to the Thomas Cole National Historic Site. …continue reading or post a comment

OKeeffe Jimson Weed

Reflections on November’s American Art Auctions

Published on December 4th, 2014 by Lou Salerno

A review of last month’s auction results as seen through the lens of a disciplined analyst would likely be characterized as lackluster, excepting …continue reading or post a comment

Moran-A-Side-Canyon-AZ

Western Grandeur

Published on November 15th, 2014 by Mishele Begun

This fall the Palm Springs Art Museum is presenting an exhibition of landscape and genre paintings in a show entitled A Grand Adventure: American Art of the West. …continue reading or post a comment

William Glackens, Street Cleaners Washington Square, The Barnes Foundation

William Glackens Immortalized at The Barnes Foundation

Published on November 5th, 2014 by Chloe Heins

The demand for works by members of The Eight, specifically William Glackens, has reached new highs. Driven by fresh interest in the 1913 Armory Show, in part a result of The New-York Historical Society’s commemorative exhibition last year, Glackens and his fellow …continue reading or post a comment

The Marginal Way-Ogunquit Maine

A Family Affair in Ogunquit, Maine

Published on October 30th, 2014 by Shannon Cassell

Tomorrow marks the closing of the Ogunquit Museum of Art’s season, as well as the end of one of its most impressive shows to date, Andrew Wyeth: The Linda L. Bean Collection. …continue reading or post a comment

Jamie Wyeth, Rolling Jack-o-Lantern, Questroyal Fine Art

Witches and Wyeths

Published on October 17th, 2014 by Chloe Heins

What is it about Halloween? For most, it creates vivid childhood memories that continue to haunt us through adult nostalgia. Mine involve …continue reading or post a comment

Henry Martin Gasser, Waterfront, The Butler Institute of American Art

Five Things You Should Know About Henry Martin Gasser

Published on October 10th, 2014 by Chloe Heins

Henry Martin Gasser’s Snow Along the Waterfront is featured as plate 10 of our new catalogue, Important American Paintings, Volume XV: Now. So far, this painting has received the most attention out of the fifty works included. …continue reading or post a comment

Thomas Hart Benton, America Today, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Benton’s “America Today” Transcends Time and Place

Published on October 3rd, 2014 by Shannon Cassell

As I left Questroyal this Wednesday afternoon, I was filled with an anticipation that recalled grade school field trips—I was excited to experience something that I had long heard of yet was just about to experience for myself. …continue reading or post a comment

Levi Wells Prentice, Apples in a Basket, Questroyal Fine Art

How Do You Like Them Apples?

Published on October 1st, 2014 by Chloe Heins

These days, the word “apple” is more likely to bring to mind the iPhone 6 rather than a juicy honeycrisp or macoun. …continue reading or post a comment

Irving Ramsay Wiles, Sterlin Basin, Greenport, New York, Long Island

Lou’s Picks: The Best of the Long Island Sound

Published on September 27th, 2014 by Shannon Cassell

Nestled between Connecticut to the North and New York to the South, the Long Island Sound is home to some of the most beautiful scenery on the East Coast. Accessible through both the Connecticut and East Rivers, it is a perfect destination …continue reading or post a comment