Olana: Frederic Church’s living masterpiece

Nicole Anderson Magazine

To visit Olana State Historic Site is to step inside the questing and ever curious mind of the great nineteenth century American painter Frederic Edwin Church. The ornate villa and meticulously designed grounds of the surrounding estate rank as one of his most superlative works, revealing his diverse interests and far-flung influences, as well his love for the pastoral Hudson …

The Magazine ANTIQUES Guide to Hudson, New York

jbitenc Magazine

Warren Street shops and galleries 1. 3FortySeven 347 Warren Street 518-391-3165 Repurposed industrial salvage, midcentury furnishings, far-flung exotica. Thursday 12-6, Friday-Saturday 12-7, Sunday 12-6 3fortyseven.com 2. 510 Warren Street Gallery 510 Warren Street 518-822-0510 Friday-Saturday 12-6, Sunday 12-5 510warrenstreetgallery.com 3. A Collector’s Eye 511 Warren Street 518-671-6130 Specializing in collectibles from 1895 through the 1960’s, including items from design periods of …

The price of chocolate

Editorial Staff Furniture & Decorative Arts

From The Magazine ANTIQUES, January/February 2012. | A pretty little porcelain cup and saucer, delicate and sweet. In nearly every historic house museum in the United States, a handsome antique tea or chocolate set ornaments a parlor tabletop. This ritual display speaks of polite society, hospitality, and good cheer. But at one historic site, Philipsburg Manor, a chocolate cup and …

Painters of the Hudson River school

aroseshapiro Art

By FREDERICK A. SWEET; from The Magazine ANTIQUES, March 1945. Toward the end of the nineteenth century America’s art collectors were captivated by French taste and filled their gilt drawing rooms with salon figure pieces and bucolic scenes by members of the Barbizon school. Our own painters such as George Inness and Homer Martin, had to follow French trends, in order to …