NEW YORK, NY—This spring, the New-York Historical Society will continue its acclaimed series of exhibitions celebrating John James Audubon’s legendary original watercolors. Audubon’s Aviary: Parts Unknown (Part II of The Complete Flock) will offer an unprecedented opportunity to explore the evolution of Audubon’s watercolors in the order in which they were engraved. The second in a
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February 19, 2014, Chapel Hill, NC—Antiquarian book dealers, collectors, and the intellectually curious will gather in New York City for Rare Book Week, April 1-8, 2014. Coordinated by Fine Books & Collections magazine, Rare Book Week is the largest gathering of its kind anywhere in the world.
Rare Book Week is headlined by the 54th annual New York Antiquarian Book
New York, NY, November 5, 2013—The New-York Historical Society has acquired a sketchbook of drawings and watercolors by Maurice Brazil Prendergast (1858-1924), the iconic American Post-Impressionist and member of The Eight. The proffered sketchbook dates from the last years of the artist’s life and features 152 lined and paginated leaves.
“We are thrilled to add
NEW YORK, NY, August 27, 2013 —Beauty’s Legacy: Gilded Age Portraits in America, a new exhibition on view at the New-York Historical Society from September 27, 2013 through March 9, 2014, will explore the critical and popular resurgence of portraiture in the United States in