Highlights of a Life’s Collection

Selecting favorite pieces from the awe-inspiring collection of mostly 19th century European paintings and bronzes is no easy feat.  It is humbling to have these pieces, lovingly collected over half a century, together on our walls as a strikingly beautiful testament to the passion of the collector.  Our prominent consignor also included some notable works […]

March 15, 2019

A Notable Collection Makes Another Appearance

If you have been keeping up with Alex Cooper’s art auctions, you know that we have been honored to be working with renowned artist, curator and activist, Evangeline “EJ” Montgomery.  We were very pleased to have successfully auctioned 100 lots of her personal art collection during our January gallery auction followed by an Alex Cooper […]

February 27, 2019

February 26th & 28th Auction Highlights

The February 26th & 28th Gallery Auction is full of one-of-a-kind wonders and noteworthy pieces. Here are a few highlights from the upcoming auction. February 26th auction features: fine jewelry, sterling silver & coins. Join us Tuesday at 12PM for a standout auction. Click here for full auction listings and bidding links. Lot 115: An […]

February 18, 2019

1988 Island Packet 31 Sail Boat for Auction

Bankruptcy Trustee’s Auction of a well-maintained 1988 Island Packet 31. Exceptional opportunity to purchase a well cared for IP31 which is located in Galesville, MD, just south of Annapolis and which is available for viewing with a private appointment. Contact Nick Luciani for more information, 443-465-4761 or nick@alexcooper.com. Specifications: LOA: 34′ 4″, LWL: 27′ 9″, […]

January 28, 2019

Evangeline “EJ” Montgomery: Pioneer, Advocate, Artist & Curator

“Through art we can have a better understanding of each other.”   Evangeline J. Montgomery. Evangeline “EJ” Montgomery was born in New York in 1933.  She has had a life-long career in art, arts advocacy and curation.   Following a move to California in 1954, she began studying art at Los Angeles City College and received a […]

January 15, 2019

Paul Sormani La Belle Epoque

Paul Sormani, born in Venice in 1817, was trained as a cabinetmaker and moved to Paris opening his first shop in 1847. Under the patronage of Empress Eugenie, wife of Emperor Napoleon III, Sormani created superior works in the Louis XIV, Louis XV, and Louis XVI styles, copying the originals and surpassing their quality. Known […]

January 11, 2019