Christie’s American Painting Sale Preview

There were a good crowd at Christie’s in the first afternoon preview of American Painting Sale. Among the consignors, there are museums such as Delaware Art Museum, Corcoran Gallery and other art institutions. Geo commented that one hundred years ago the first generation of collectors and philanthropists such as Cargenie, Frick, Morgan and Mellon, conglomerated […]

Thanks to Edward Hicks and Benjamin West for these Images of William Penn and the Lenape Indians

I was searching around for a painting that would relate to Thanksgiving. For reasons I’m not certain of, the first to come to mind is Edward Hicks’ Penns Treaty with the Indians. William Penn and the Indians doesn’t really relate to Thanksgiving specifically, but in my mind there is some connection. First, the Indians seem […]