BlogSeptember 24, 2009Whereas a commissioned portrait would imply certain restraints or inhibitions, insofar as Millette would have had neither the financial ability nor interest to commission her and more likely posed for her at the expense of the artist, Lilias Newton has accomplished for her own account a composition capturing the psychology...
BlogMay 30, 2009
Review of the 2009 May Auction Sales
BlogMay 29, 2009
A Play of Color in Emily Coonan’s Whimsical "Duck Pond" (c. 1910)The Duck Pond encapsulates Emily Coonan’s remarkable skill at conveying the essence of her chosen subject through a distilled and distinctive visual vocabulary. Stemming from the epoch of her professional debut, and possibly exhibited in the 1910 Spring Exhibition at the Art Association of Montreal, it is a small, spontaneously...