Yearly Archive: 2015

In Brief: Jeremiah Paul’s “Washington Leaving His Family” Oil on Canvas

Another exceptional lot brought to Sunflower Auction during the summer of 2007 was an oil on canvas painting by early American artist Jeremiah Paul (? – 1820). It was to become a text book example of how and why reserves…
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A Voice from Missouri’s Artful Past: Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975)

One of my more unusual historical research projects occurred during summer 2011, and involved what was thought to be an unpublished 1960’s audio interview with Missouri Regionalist artist Thomas Hart Benton (1889-1975). At the time I worked as a researcher…
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The German Occupation of Denmark, 1940-1945

May 5, 2015 marks the 70thanniversary of the liberation of Denmark from Nazi Germany, so the latest installment of American Chimera’s e-archeology project of digging up my old Manion’s International Auction House listings and Trendlinearticles features a special piece published…
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