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All in the Family: Joseph Richardson's Earliest Silver
Spring 2004
The fortuitous survival of some of Joseph’s account and letter books formed the basis of Martha Gandy Fales’s Joseph Richardson and Family
American Fancy
Spring 2004
Collectors and curators alike have long been drawn to the colorful household furnishings of the early Republic.
Bakst Theatre
Spring 2004
In the fall of 1922, Léon Bakst (1866–1924), the avant-garde Russian set and costume designer who made his name working with Serge Diaghilev for the world renowned Ballets Russes, arrived in Baltimore
Spring 2004
Leisure time was on the rise by the late nineteenth century, resulting in an increased interest in gardening, conservation, and spending time out-of-doors. The economic gains
Art Focus: Art Noir
Spring 2003
The art scene lights up with impressions of dark from Whistler's Nocturnes to Boston Japanning.
Best in Snow
3rd Anniversary
From polar ice floes by Frederic Church to wintry Manhattan streets by Guy Wiggins, snow scenes are heating up today's art market.
Reinventing Childhood
Holiday 2002
In the 1840s, Queen Victoria dressed her young sons in pint-size sailor suits, a notion of hers that set a fashion...
Canton: Common & Unusual Views
Summer 2002
"Pray let them be neat and fashionable or send none," wrote 26-year-old George Washington to an English trader in 1758. The future general and...
Traditions in the Brandywine Valley
Spring 2002
From 1930 to 1950, a rebirth of the medieval and Renaissance technique of tempera painting took place in America. Prominent artists from New York...
Italy on the Grand Tour
Winter/Spring 2002
“The Grand Tour was a socialized practice of travel that focused on the arts as a means of bestowing knowledge and moral virtue upon young men from
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