Stories for November '19

(Issue Story)

Exhibitions, November 2019
by M.A.D. staff

Harley Bartlett, Moon Glow, oil. —Through November 15 —Old Lyme, Connecticut The Lyme Art Association (LAA) presents its 2019 New England Landscape Exhibition, focusing on the “subject matter that inspired our founders, the Lyme Impressionists. Contented cows, bucolic pastures, and harbor scenes are popular subjects in this exhibition,” stated LAA’s gallery manager, ... (Read More)


“Blue Dog” Benefit
by M.A.D. staff

Leading the Benefit Shop Foundation’s Red Carpet auction on September 11 was Dreaming of You, one of George Rodrigue’s “Blue Dog” paintings, which sold for $25,600 (includes buyer’s premium). The title, Dreaming of You, and the year 2000 are handwritten on the reverse of the painting. “This signed painting was acquired ... (Read More)


Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show
by Walter C. Newman

Baltimore, Maryland The 39th annual edition of the Baltimore Summer Antiques Show was held over Labor Day weekend, August 29-September 1, at the Baltimore Convention Center. Officially named the Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show, the event is staged and managed by the Palm Beach Show Group. Following its format from ... (Read More)


Making Hay While the Sun Shines
by Karla Klein Albertson

New Orleans Auction Galleries, New Orleans, Louisiana Photos courtesy New Orleans Auction Galleries During the first seven months of 2019, the New Orleans Auction Galleries (NOAG) presented three major estates sales, with smaller specialized events in between. The most recent of the large auctions, held on July 27 and 28, consisted of ... (Read More)


Historic Setting Is Boost for Annual Show
by by Susan Emerson Nutter

Zoar Harvest Festival & Antiques Show, Zoar, Ohio The tents were a dead giveaway. Rounding the corner into Zoar, Ohio, during the last weekend in July, the huge white tents bordering cornfields could mean only one thing. The 46th annual Zoar Harvest Festival was underway, and with it antiques. Clarification: great ... (Read More)


John McInnis Has a Field Day
by Mark Sisco

John McInnis Auctioneers, East Boothbay, Maine On July 27 and 28 John McInnis auctioned the contents of the 18th-century Colonial homestead known as the Murray House in East Boothbay, Maine. With help from a personal connection to the owners, McInnis was able to snatch it away from other more local auctioneers ... (Read More)
Web Design By Firefly Maine Maine Web Design