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Edward Weston

Edward Weston

Biography of American photographer known for his still life photos of nautilus shell, bananas, and swiss chard and work with Ansel Adams. View a signature from one of his works.

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Allan Freelon

Allan Freelon
Allan Freelon was an esteemed painter, teacher, and figure in the circle of artist associated with the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in the early years of the 1900s. His paintings of landscapes, seascapes, and popular sites command high values on the art market today.
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Romare Bearden

Romare Bearden
Dr. Lori focuses on the career work of Romare Bearden. Bearden is best known for his American scene paintings and works on paper (collages, silkscreens, prints) featuring depictions of Black Americana, jazz musicians, and workers.
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Elizabeth Grandin

Elizabeth Grandin
Elizabeth Grandin, was a student under William Merritt Chase and had an impressive career with Robert Henri as student, model, and muse. Grandin's works in the Ashcan School style rarely come to market and command high values.
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Cecilia Beaux

Cecilia Beaux
Famous paintings in museum collections, studies abroad, relationships with fellow artists, and current values of paintings are the topics discussed about American Impressionist painter, Cecilia Beaux.
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Contemporary Realism in America

Contemporary Realism in America
Focusing on the art movement's major artists such as Bo Bartlett, Vincent Desiderio, Chris Wright, David Graeme Baker, Frank Lind, Andrew Wyeth, Nelson Shanks, Sidney Goodman, etc. Learn why works by these artists will increase in value.
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Gustave Eiffel

Gustave Eiffel
Learn about the famous landmark, the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. Dr. Lori discusses architect Gustave Eiffel, the unveiling of the Eiffel Tower at the Paris Exposition Universalle of 1889 and its global impact.
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Harry Leslie Hoffman

Harry Leslie Hoffman
Harry Leslie Hoffman studied under John F. Weir and painted at the Old Lyme, CT artist colony with Frank DuMond, Childe Hassam, Henry Ward Ranger, Clark Voorhees, Arthur Heming and Mahonri Young. His American Impressionist landscapes continue to attract high end art buyers.
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Richard Morris Hunt

Richard Morris Hunt
Dr. Lori comments on the American Gilded Age architect, Richard Morris Hunt and some of his famous buildings such as The Breakers and Marble House for the Vanderbilt family. His stellar career earned him critical and popular acclaim.
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Alfred R. Nunamaker

Alfred R. Nunamaker
Dr. Lori discusses the works of art and career of Pennsylvania Impressionist painter, Alfred R. Nunamaker. Nunamaker painted landscape scenes among fellow artists Walter Baum, Edward Redfield, Walter Schofield, Daniel Garber, and George Sotter.
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3 Estate Sale Liquidating Tips

3 Estate Sale Liquidating Tips

Are you settling an estate? Need to sell all of Grandma's belongings for top dollar in order to pay bills or to get your inheritance? Ph.D. Antiques Appraiser Dr. Lori reveals three estate sale tips you must know. Based on actual stories from people Dr. Lori has met over the years appraising their antiques after they've held their estate sale auction and were victims, losing money during an estate sale. If you want to make the most money selling Grandma's antiques, you have to avoid these traps set by unscrupulous estate sale folks and auctioneers.

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