Gifford, SR The Wilderness

Fall Catalogue Sneak Peek

Published on August 19th, 2015 by Alison Kowalski

For weeks we have been hard at work on our annual fall catalogue, conducting research, writing essays, and designing the layout. All hands are on deck for this yearly milestone, but the project …continue reading or post a comment

Salon Style at Questroyal

Bringing Back Salon Style

Published on August 3rd, 2015 by Alison Kowalski

In the nineteenth century, paintings were typically displayed in a manner called Salon style. The Paris Salon, which the hanging method is named after, was the premier …continue reading or post a comment

Malzahn, Catskill Scenery

“Jerry Malzahn: American Landscapes”

Published on July 23rd, 2015 by Lou Salerno

I am thrilled to announce our inaugural exhibition of contemporary painting featuring the work of Texan artist Jerry Malzahn, opening tomorrow and on display through August 15th. …continue reading or post a comment

Blakelock, Stilly Night

“Stilly Night” by Ralph Albert Blakelock

Published on July 16th, 2015 by Alison Kowalski


When Lou secured the purchase of Stilly Night by Ralph Albert Blakelock, he beamed as he told us …continue reading or post a comment

John Singer Sargent, Portaits of Artists and Friends, Banner, Met Museum

A Closer Look at John Singer Sargent

Published on July 2nd, 2015 by Nina Sangimino

John Singer Sargent was one of the most well-connected figures at the turn of the nineteenth century. …continue reading or post a comment

Benton, Hollywood

“American Epics: Thomas Hart Benton and Hollywood” at PEM

Published on June 19th, 2015 by Alison Kowalski

In 1937, Life magazine sent Thomas Hart Benton on assignment to document the booming movie industry in Hollywood. The artist spent one month behind the scenes at 20th Century Fox Studios, creating …continue reading or post a comment

Ralph Albert Blakelock, Shanties in Harlem, 1874, oil painting, Questroyal Fine Art

American Art Week Rewards Connoisseurship

Published on May 28th, 2015 by Lou Salerno

It is nearly impossible to gauge the market for American paintings unless you are an active buyer. Industry professionals try to draw conclusions …continue reading or post a comment

Burchfield, November Dawn, 1926

“November Dawn”: An Aberrant Painting and its Famous Fan

Published on May 22nd, 2015 by Alison Kowalski

It is an exciting time at Questroyal Fine Art for fans of Charles Burchfield. Currently, we have
five outstanding examples by the artist that convey the scope of his career, …continue reading or post a comment

Metcalf, Poppy Field

A Poppy Field in the Artist’s Garden

Published on May 15th, 2015 by Alison Kowalski

In Philadelphia at the turn of the century, topics of national identity, the rise of the middle class, women’s role in landscape architecture, and avant-garde art …continue reading or post a comment

Mulhaupt, Murals

Depression-Era Murals by American Masters

Published on May 1st, 2015 by Alison Kowalski

Franklin D. Roosevelt instituted his ambitious New Deal in 1933 as an effort to create jobs and resuscitate the economy during the Great Depression. The largest New Deal agency, the Works Progress Administration (WPA), employed millions of people …continue reading or post a comment