Fairfield Porter, Sunrise. Currently available at Questroyal Fine Art.

Aggressive Estimates Result in Strong Sales During American Art Week

Published on May 29th, 2014 by Lou Salerno

Silencing the skeptics, the nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American art market demonstrated its strength across multiple genres. Glowing press releases from both Sotheby’s and Christie’s described exuberant bidding and impressive results …continue reading or post a comment

Louis M Salerno, Ralph Albert Blakelock talk, American Art Symposium

Louis Salerno Speaks on Ralph Albert Blakelock

Published on May 23rd, 2014 by Nina Sangimino

Last Friday, Initiatives in Art and Culture hosted its nineteenth annual American Art Conference and Questroyal’s Louis M. Salerno was invited to share his insight on the visionary artist Ralph Albert Blakelock. …continue reading or post a comment

Francis Augustus Silva (1835-1886), Afternoon Sun, ca. 1880, oil on canvas. Collection of Shelburne Museum. Gift of Dr. Eric P. Lande

Celebrate Memorial Day with a visit to “Painting a Nation: American Art at Shelburne Museum”

Published on May 22nd, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

This weekend, the Shelburne Museum is celebrating its holdings of nineteenth- and twentieth-century and American paintings in an exhibition that reflects the museum’s renewed focus on …continue reading or post a comment

Questroyal Fine Art's additional gallery space features works by Henry Stull, Robert Reid, Jane Peterson, Felicie Howell, and Frederic Judd Waugh.

Questroyal Fine Art Continues to Grow at 903 Park Avenue!

Published on May 20th, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

For the past fourteen years, the art world has watched Questroyal Fine Art grow and evolve into an American art gallery unlike any other. Owner Lou Salerno once described the Questroyal team as …continue reading or post a comment

Levi Wells Prentice, White Birches of the Racquiette[sic], ca. 1878. Oil on canvas. Adirondack Museum, Blue Mountain, New York

Enjoy the Adirondacks in “Great Wilderness, Great Expectations”

Published on May 15th, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

The Adirondack Museum is re-opening for the season with an exhibition celebrating the sublime beauty of …continue reading or post a comment

Chelsea in Ice 
James McNeill Whistler 
1864 
Oil on canvas 
H x W: 18 x 24 cm (7 1/16 x 9 7/16 in) 
Colby College Museum of Art, The Lunder Collection

A Historic Exhibition at the Smithsonian: “An American in London: Whistler and the Thames”

Published on May 14th, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

The largest American display of work by James Abbott McNeill Whistler in almost twenty years is currently on view in the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Arthur M. Sackler Gallery in the exhibition An American in London: Whistler and the Thames …continue reading or post a comment

Paulette van Roekens (1896–1988)
Street Scene, 1919 
Oil on board
14⅞ x 20 1/16 inches
Signed and dated lower left: PAULETTE VAN ROEKENS 19
Currently available at Questroyal Fine Art

Celebrate a Force to Be Reckoned With: The Female Spirit

Published on May 9th, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

This weekend marks a special observance of womankind—it is a celebration of the women who brought us into the world, of the hardworking mothers who raised us, and of the female role-models that we all look up to. …continue reading or post a comment

Frederic Edwin Church, Winter Sunset from Olana, 1872, oil on paper, 13 x 20 1/16 in., Olana Collection, OL.1977.263

“All the Raj” Celebrates Olana, Frederic Edwin Church, and Lockwood de Forest

Published on May 9th, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

An exhibition fusing nineteenth-century American painting, architecture, and collecting opens this weekend at the Olana State Historic Site …continue reading or post a comment

William Trost Richards (American, 1833–1905). Tintagel on the Cornish Coast, 1879. Gouache over pencil on paper. Gift in memory of Dr. Theodore L. Low, Director of Education from 1946 to 1980, by Josiah O. Low, Jr. Mary Low Fritch, and Dorothy Low Newton in memory of their brother, 1989 (37.2642)

The Walters Art Museum Celebrates 150 Years of Collecting American Art

Published on May 8th, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay

A selection of important and rarely seen American masterpieces from the Walters Art Museum’s permanent collection are currently on view in the remarkable exhibition American Artists Abroad …continue reading or post a comment

Frederic Edwin Church, Twilight: Mount Desert Island, Maine, 1865. Oil on canvas, 31 5/16 x 48 7/16". Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis. Bequest of Charles Parsons, 1905.

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum celebrates Cosmopolitanism at the 1904 World’s Fair

Published on May 3rd, 2014 by Chelsea DeLay
“The realization which the Exposition brings to us of the progress which has been made in every line of thought and production in the short eleven years that have followed Chicago, is undoubtedly its most striking feature …continue reading or post a comment