Seabury Tredwell’s Funeral

The 1865 funeral of Seabury Tredwell in the Merchant’s House Museum’s is just one of the fall events that are sure to give a sense of the more somber traditions of the past. An Exhibition: A Mid-19th Century House in Mourning is on display through Nov. 11. Seabury Tredwell’s funeral is recreated in the parlors […]

The Indeterminate – Part 2

Part 1 is here. ———————————————————————– Even though the market prices of American paintings have gone record high in the past decades, the American Barbizon school nowadays is less known in public and claims little spotlights in the major auction houses. Between the grand panoramic rendering of Hudson River School and exciting, bright-toned eye-candy of American […]

Why Buy Now?

This weekend, don’t miss “Antiques – A Silver Lining in The Storm” Sat., Oct. 25 @ 2p.m. at the Gramercy Antiques Show. A show walk-through and talk on the financial benefits of buying antiques in uncertain times with Helaine Fendelman, Hearst Publishing Columnist, Estate Advisor, Author & Collector. Helaine will point out collecting trends and […]

An Autumn day in Cold Spring

It was a beautiful day for a trip North. And Eric and I took the suggestion from a friend and hopped onto the Metro North. Just 72 minutes away from Grand Central, Cold Spring NY feels so laid back as if life has not changed that much since the 19th century. Hudson River is much […]