Prendergast and Lawson: Highlights from the Ashcan School and the Stopak Family Collection

On October 6th, Alex Cooper Auctioneers will offer several works from the long-time collection of the Stopak Family of Washington, D.C. These works, some acquired nearly 70 years ago, will be on public view for the first time in a decade. Highlighting this prominent and important collection is the painting Sunday in the Park by […]

September 17, 2018

Six Degrees of Andy Warhol

At Alex Cooper we have the distinct privilege of auctioning a wide array of items every auction.  We are given a unique glimpse into the lives and history of our clients.  And, from time to time , if we are really lucky, we get to follow the path of an item and watch it have […]

August 15, 2018

Trend Alert: Emeralds

Black dresses on the 2018 Golden Globes were not the only meaningful styles of the night— many actresses also sported emeralds, a jewel that is know to symbolize “hope, renewal and growth” all representing values of the Time’s Up movement, aiming to battle sexual assault. This green look definitely made an impact and set the […]

August 13, 2018

History of the Rarest of all Gemstones Today: Alexandrite

In our upcoming August 23rd Gallery Auction, we are proud to be offering a rare Platinum 2.76 ct Alexandrite & Diamond Ring.  It features a rare oval natural alexandrite weighing 2.76 carats with color changing from yellowish green to purplish brown. This gemstone is not only a beauty, but also has a rich history. (Lot […]

August 7, 2018

Alex Cooper Estate Attorney Information

Since 1924, we have concentrated our talents on the auction, real estate, fine arts & appraisal businesses. We’ve worked with thousands of families during transitional times and understand it can be overwhelming. At Alex Cooper, we care and make the process easy. We specialize in both real estate and estate sales – with in-house expertise […]

July 13, 2018

A Big Story on a Little Gold Coin

In our upcoming July 19th Gallery Auction, Alex Cooper is happy to offer a variety of unique coins and currency. We have an assortment of Ancient, US, and World coins in this sale. Here are the top picks from the collection: Lot #656 [US] 1853 Gold $1 Liberty, AU55 Major Obv Cud A “cud” on a […]

July 10, 2018