Gifford, Sunset Shwangunks, Questroyal Fine Art

The Top 5 Hudson River School Exhibitions

Published on February 27th, 2015 by Shannon Cassell

Across the country there are numerous Hudson River School exhibitions going on. At Questroyal, we are looking forward to our annual Hudson River School exhibition, Voyeurs in Virgin Territory: The Hudson River School Painters, on view from March 13 through April 11, 2015. …continue reading or post a comment

Vogue, 1939

Marsh, Fashion, and the Movies

Published on February 20th, 2015 by Alison Kowalski

The Academy Awards, which airs this Sunday evening, combines two nexuses of popular culture: movies and clothing. The purpose of the show is, of course, to honor excellence in filmmaking, but we all know …continue reading or post a comment

Cooper Hewitt

American Art at Cooper Hewitt

Published on February 13th, 2015 by Alison Kowalski

The newly reopened Cooper Hewitt, National Design Museum holds an extensive collection of work by American artists such as Winslow Homer and Frederic Edwin Church. We recently visited the museum to check out …continue reading or post a comment


Georgia O’Keeffe and the Southwestern Still Life

Published on February 11th, 2015 by Mishele Begun

Georgia O’Keeffe and the Southwestern Still Life takes a unique stance by demonstrating how still lifes are able to encapsulate a place and, more specifically, how much the works on view embody the Southwest. …continue reading or post a comment

Grandma Moses, Hallmark card, advertisement, Life magazine

“Greetings” from Grandma Moses

Published on February 6th, 2015 by Nina Sangimino

“I’ve seen that painting on a Hallmark card!” I was quite surprised to hear a recent visitor to the gallery exclaim this as she stood in front of our current Grandma Moses painting, The Brown Mills. …continue reading or post a comment

Mary Cassatt stamp and painting

Throwback Stamps: 1960s American Painting Series

Published on January 26th, 2015 by Alison Kowalski

Last year on our Hudson River School blog, we shared our excitement over the release of limited-edition postage stamps portraying paintings by some of our favorite artists. …continue reading or post a comment

Whistler, Nocturne, Blue and Gold, Battersea Bridge, Tate, oil painting

American Art Finds Fans Worldwide

Published on January 17th, 2015 by Nina Sangimino

Starting with the Hudson River School painters, the Grand Tour became an important part of an American artist’s education. An extended trip throughout Europe to study classic art and architecture was required …continue reading or post a comment

Rittenberg, Red Lacquer Box

The Red Lacquer Box

Published on December 19th, 2014 by Alison Kowalski

Among the paintings featured in Questroyal’s new publication, 21 Under 21, Henry Rittenberg’s The Red Lacquer Box has received notable attention. …continue reading or post a comment

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

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