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Brooke Friedman

A Big Hello to Herman (Maril)

Well known for his landscapes, a palette of cool blues and warm, sunny yellows and whimsical birds, make the “The Patriarch” is a particularly cheerful example of Maril’s signature style (lot 1003). Previously part of the private collection and estate of Baltimore artist and patron, Phyllis Zheutlin, and on view at C. Grimaldis Gallery, Alex […]

September 5, 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