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What is Illustration Art?

05/24/2022     Latest News, News and Film, American Art

What is Illustration Art?

Works on offer in Freeman's June 5 American Art and Pennsylvania Impressionists auction demonstrate the staying power of Illustration Art.


The Most Significant Canvas from Childe Hassam's Parisian Period

05/13/2022     Latest News, News and Film, American Art

The Most Significant Canvas from Childe Hassam's Parisian Period

The highlight of Freeman's June 5 American Art and Pennsylvania Impressionists auction is this large, sun-dappled oil on canvas by the celebrated American Impressionist.


On the Prowl: Collecting Animal Brooches

05/11/2022     Latest News, News and Film, Jewelry and Watches

On the Prowl: Collecting Animal Brooches

See how designers across time periods and styles have looked to the animal kingdom for inspiration.


Five Modern & Contemporary Portraits to Add to Your Collection

05/06/2022     Latest News, News and Film, Modern and Contemporary Art

Five Modern & Contemporary Portraits to Add to Your Collection

On offer at Freeman's May 11 Modern and Contemporary Art auction: portraits in pencil, paint, and photography.


The Furniture of Frank Lloyd Wright

05/04/2022     News and Film, 20th Century and Contemporary Design

The Furniture of Frank Lloyd Wright

Designed alongside his buildings, Wright's furniture offers a window into his process.


Meet the Peales, the First Family of American Artists

04/28/2022     News and Film, American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

Meet the Peales, the First Family of American Artists

On offer at Freeman's May 3, a selection of portraits by the distinguished Peale family.


Robert Kipniss's Atmospheric Canvases

04/22/2022     Latest News, News and Film, Modern and Contemporary Art

Robert Kipniss's Atmospheric Canvases

A selection of five works by Kipniss on offer at Freeman's May 11.


How John Hancock Announced America's Independence

04/22/2022     News and Film, Books and Manuscripts

How John Hancock Announced America's Independence

Hancock's letter to the state of Georgia is on offer at Freeman's this May.


The Enduring Vitality of Henry Moore's Sculpture

04/20/2022     Latest News, News and Film, Modern and Contemporary Art

The Enduring Vitality of Henry Moore's Sculpture

On offer at Freeman's May 11, Moore's Architectural Project highlights the artist's lifelong vision.


Philadelphia Classics: Americana Across Mediums

04/19/2022     News and Film, American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

Philadelphia Classics: Americana Across Mediums

What the pairing of Nicolino Calyo and Thomas Affleck's work tells us about early Philadelphia history—on offer at Freeman's May 3.


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