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

The 2018 Gift Guide: For The Art Enthusiast

Lux or practical, classic or unique, these art pieces from the upcoming December 15th auction will sparkle, surprise, & definitely delight! We have the perfect present for everyone on your list, here are a few standout pieces that will definitely score you extra points this holiday season. For the ice fisherman…         […]

December 12, 2018

A Piece Of Maryland History

Alex Cooper is honored to be featuring the Estate of United States Senator, Joseph D. Tydings, an important figure in Maryland and United States history.  The collection includes a breathtaking assortment of fine art, silver, porcelain and furniture.  Many of the pieces were acquired by Joseph Tydings’ grandfather, United States Ambassador to the Soviet Union, […]

December 5, 2018

I Voted! (For My Favorite Pieces in the November Auction)

I am often asked what my favorite piece is in any given auction which is a very hard question to answer. Harder still, is to answer the question as to who my favorite artist is.  In honor of the elections, the following pieces (and artists) are getting my vote. A New York artist by way […]

November 6, 2018

October 4th & 6th Auction Results

AUCTION RESULTS Lot 1189: Monumental George III Style Gilt Wood Mirror Price Realized: $39,975 Following the tremendous success of our October auction, we would like to highlight the standout pieces that surpassed auction estimates and set new records at Alex Cooper. View our fantastic auction results below. Jewelry & Silver           […]

October 15, 2018

7 Works of Art by Les Harris

Alex Cooper is pleased to offer a selection of work from acclaimed Baltimore artist, Les Harris. Never before available for at auction,  Alex Cooper brings you, “The Seven Verities of God,” a seven piece collection deaccessioned from The Amaranthine Museum. Over 100,000 visitors to the Museum have joined his journey from the chaos of modern […]

September 28, 2018