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Lowy Frame of Mind: Hirschl & Adler Galleries

April 28, 2015

Left: Ernest Lawson, Spring, Harlem River, Oil on board mounted to wood panel; in a French reproduction frame       Right: Agnes Pelton, Sand Storm, Oil on canvas, in a receding modern white gold frame.

 

Pair Neo-Classical Pier Tables, Attributed to [Thomas] Emmons (1784/85–1825) and [George] Archbald (1790–1870), Boston, Massachusetts (active 1814–25), about 1818–22, Rosewood, and maple [feet], painted verde antique and gilded (secondary woods: ash), with ormolu mounts, die-rolled gilt-brass moldings filled with lead, mirror plate, and marble.

 

 

Hirschl & Adler Galleries

 

This month we are featuring one of our favorite galleries and collaborators, Hirschl and Adler Galleries. Lowy has been privileged to assist with the framing and conservation of fine artworks and furniture dating from the 18th through the 21st centuries for Hirschl and Adler  for over 50 years. ​Stuart Feld, president of the gallery, says, "There has never been a moment in my professional life, since I began as a curator in the Department of American Paintings and Sculpture at the Metropolitan Museum in 1962, that I have not relied heavily on Lowy -- first Hilly Shar, and now Larry and Brad. Countless Hirschl & Adler masterpieces that now grace major museums and private collections across America have been cleaned and restored to best museum standards by Lowy, and Lowy frames enhance our Copleys and Binghams and Coles and Homers from Boston to Los Angeles -- and back."

Left: Karl Albert Buehr, Picnic on the Grass, Oil on canvas; framed in a period American frame          

Center: Rembrandt Peale, Portrait of George Washington, Oil on canvas; framed in an early 19th century American frame           Right: Alfred Maurer, Woman in Pink (Portrait of Roselle Fitzpatrick), Oil on canvas; framed in a Whistler style panel frame     

 

Left: James Peale, Portrait of Captain John Ansley, Oil on canvas                                            

Center: Manuel Joachim de França, Portrait of Joseph Roberts, Jr., Oil on canvas                        

Right: James Peale, Portrait of Sarah Smith Logan Clarke, Oil on canvas                                          

**All three are framed in early 19th century American frames

 

Center Table, about 1825–30, Attributed to Anthony Gabriel Quervelle, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Mahogany and rosewood (secondary woods: ash, chestnut, and mahogany, partially painted verdeantique), with die-stamped brass inlay.

 

Large painting on right: Julian Parisen, Portrait of a Cadet, Oil on canvas, framed in a period early 19th century Empire frame 

 

 

 

 

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