Catesby: Man of Many Talents

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A full century before John James Audubon published his Birds of America, an Englishman, Mark Catesby, brought out two folio volumes of what he grandly named Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands….This is probably the first history of any importance ever done of American flora and fauna; certainly it is the foremost on American birds, which comprise …

Of etchings and Edward Hopper

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What collector of American art, new or experienced, would not relish owning a work by Edward Hopper?  Given the six- to eight-figure prices Hopper’s paintings command, is this a pipe dream for anyone except the very wealthy? Not necessarily. Because etchings are printed in multiples, they offer the new collector an opportunity to own work by a desirable artist for …