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Walter Emerson Baum, An Artistic Activist May 19 2017

Walter Emerson Baum (1884-1956) Gray Day, South Side, Easton, PA Oil on Canvasboard, signed lower right "W E Baum" 16 x 20 inches Born on December 14th, 1884 in Sellersville, Pennsylvania, Walter Emerson Baum was one of the few Pennsylvania impressionists born in Bucks County.  He studied under the watchful eye of William B.T. Trego from 1904 to 1909, taking lessons in Trego’s home in North Wales, PA.  Baum simultaneously...

John James Audubon's Carolina Parrot: An Example of Scientific Discovery & Globalizatoin May 18 2017

John James Audubon (1785-1851) Carolina Parrot, Plate 26 Engraving with Original Hand Color London: Robert Havell A highlight from our June 3rd, 2017 auction, John James Audubon's "Carolina Parrot" eloquently exemplifies Both Europe's and America's inclination towards globalization and scientific discovery.  As the Western world expanded its horizons and began to both trade with and colonize parts of South America, Africa, and Asia, Europeans were introduced to wide a range...

The Iconography of the Pineapple: A Work by George Brookshaw May 17 2017

George Brookshaw (1751-1823) Black Jamaica Hand-colored Stipple Aquatint Engraving London: T. Bensley, for the author, 1804-1822 George Brookshaw was born in Birmingham in 1751 and died in London in 1823.  Both he and his brother trained as artisans, apprenticing in their youth to Samuel Troughton, a painter and ‘japanner’.  In 1778 he married the daughter of a wealthy Birmingham gunsmith, and around the same time he established a London workshop....

Pancrace Bessa's "Still Life with Oranges Pomegranates, Leaves, A Spring of Mint and Orange Flowers" May 16 2017

Pancrace Bessa (1772-1846) Still Life with Oranges, Pomegranates, Leaves, A Spring of Mint and Orange Flowers Watercolor on Vellum Over Board 10 2/3 x 17 7/8 inches One of the many highlights from our June 3rd, 2017 sale, Pancrace Bessa's "Still Life with Oranges, Pomegranates, Leaves, A Spring of Mint and Orange Flowers" relays the essence of spring with its demure and beautifully painted robust fruit.  As an outstanding student...

Walton Ford: A Modern Day Naturalist May 05 2017

  Walton Ford Prestvogel Hard ground, soft ground, aquatint, spit bite, sugar lift, drypoint on Somerset Satin 28 x 22 inches on paper  2016 Born in 1960 in Larchmont, New York, Walton Ford is an American artist specializing in prints and paintings in the style of naturalist illustration, often depicting extinct and rare species.  Deemed as a modern-day naturalist, his works, though highly realistic in their nature, are filled with...

Spring has Sprung: Pierre-Joseph Redoute's Rose Indica Subviolacea May 03 2017

Pierre-Joseph Redoute (1759-1840) Rosa Indica Subviolacea- Le Rosier Des Indes   From Les Roses Paris: 1817-1824 Fine-stipple Engraving 18 1/2 x 13 inches Pierre-Joseph Redoute was a painter and botanist from the Southern Netherlands, best known for his watercolors and prints of roses, lilies and other flowers.  He was an official court painter to Marie Antoinette and continued painting throughout the French revolution, surviving the tumultuous political upheaval and gaining international...

March 25th Auction March 17 2017

Arader Galleries is pleased to announce that our next auction will be March 25th.  The auction will take place at 1pm at our 1016 Madison Avenue location.  Attached are the easily accessible online catalog links, listed below: Live Auctioneers, Invaluable, and Bidsquare Additionally, join us March 24th at 6:30 pm for a talk on Mark Catesby's monumental Natural History of Carolina, Florida, and the Bahama Islands. Should you have any questions,...

November 5th Auction this Saturday at 1pm November 01 2016

Arader Galleries is happy to announce our next auction will be held November 5th at 1pm at 1016 Madison Avenue.     This sale features aquatint engravings from John James Audubon's Birds of America, highlights including the Hooping Crane, Roseate Spoonbill, and Common American Swan, lithographs from his The Viviparous Quadrupeds of America, other natural history engravings, including artists Albert Seba, John Gould, Pierre-Joseph Redoute, and George Brookshaw. Following is...

Arader Galleries Fall Auction - September 17th at 1pm September 07 2016

Arader Galleries is delighted to announce our Fall auction will be held Saturday September 17th, 2016 This sale features aquatint engravings from John James Audubon's Birds of America, highlights including the Snowy Owl, Male Turkey, and Long-Billed Curlew, lithographs from his The Viviparous Quadrupeds of America, other natural history engravings and watercolors including those by Pierre-Joseph Redoute, Albert Seba & Jacques Barraband. Following is an extensive selection of both engraved...

June 11th Arader Galleries' Summer Auction May 25 2016

Our next auction will be held on June 11 at 1016 Madison Avenue at 1 pm.  This sale features aquatint engravings from John James Audubon's Birds of America, lithographs from his The Viviparous Quadrupeds of America, other natural history engravings and watercolors including those by Charles H. Smith, John Gould & Mark Catesby. Also included are drawings, watercolors and oil paintings by noted artists John Constable, Thomas Rowlandson, Thomas W....

March 16 Asian Auction March 03 2016

Our next auction will be held at 1016 Madison Avenue at 1pm. This sale, coinciding with Asia Week, will feature maps, rare books, views and stunning watercolors from the Asian continent. It would be our pleasure to mail a copy of the catalog to you, and to answer any questions you may have about auction lots or the bidding process! Please join us at our Madison Avenue location or place a...

January 30th, 2016 Auction January 11 2016

We are delighted to announce our first auction of the New Year will be held on Saturday January 30th, 2016 at 1:00pm at our 1016 Madison Avenue location. Our online catalogs can be found on Live Auctioneers and Invaluable.  If you would like a paper catalog, any further information or have any questions concerning specific lots please email auctions@aradernyc.com

Arader Galleries September 19th Auction September 08 2015

Arader Galleries' next auction, Audubon's Aquatints of Birds and Quads, Important Maps and Natural History Watercolors,  will be held in our 1016 Madison Avenue location starting at 1 PM on Saturday, September 19th!  The auction features mainly works on paper from noted American and European artists of the 16th - 19th centuries. The sale begins with a selection from Audubon's two masterpieces, The Birds of America and the Viviparous Quadrupeds...

Arader Galleries Auction: August 5, 2015 July 13 2015

Arader Galleries is delighted to announce our next auction, The History of Caribbean Pirates and Treasure as told through Maps, Atlases and Natural History Watercolors and Engravings, which will be held in our 1016 Madison Avenue location starting at 5:30 PM on Wednesday, August 5th. Please find the online catalogs on LiveAuctioneers and Invaluable.  The auction, held in conjunction with Guernsey’s, features material focusing on privateering and the expansion of empires in the Caribbean...

Arader Galleries Auction, Saturday January 24th, 1pm https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjJLW7L8J4w January 23 2015

Arader Galleries Holiday Auction November 19 2014

Holiday Season is nearly upon us and Arader Galleries will be holding one last auction this year, on the 6th of December. While it may be too late for Thanksgiving, lot 1 is Audubon’s “Great American Hen and Young”, or the female Turkey.  In addition to magnificent works from John James Audubon – including his iconic hand-coloured engraved plates of American birds from his magnum opus “The Birds of America”...

Join us for our Auction on June 7th! May 22 2014

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