Selections from 100 years of Antiques covers: Late Fall edition

Martin Minerva Art

December 1922: “The antique bug/ This example is in cast iron, and was made for use as a boot jack.”

December 1986: Maiolica dish made in Deruta, Italy, c. 1520–1525, then in the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.

November/December 2021: Detail of Leaving Church, Campo San Canciano, Venice by John Singer Sargent (1856-1925), c. 1882, from the collection of Marie and Hugh Halff.

November/December 2014: Detail of Park Street Grocery by Edmund Yaghjian (1903–1997), from the Johnson Collection, Spartanburg, South Carolina.

December 2008: Hall chair in the Metropolitan Museum of Art and desk chair in the Milwaukee Museum of Art, both probably designed by Charles Rohlfs (1853–1936) and Anna Katharine Green (1846–1935).

December 1934: “The Toy Shop. From an Old Woodcut.”

December 2000: Desk lamp by Jacques le Chevallier (1896–1987), c. 1927–1930, in the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

December 1994: Detail of a wreath of gold oak leaves with a bee and two cicadas, Greek, c. 350–300 bc, in the British Museum, London.

November 1999: Detail of The New Novel by Winslow Homer (1836–1910), 1877, in the Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, Massachusetts.

November 1994: Detail of Evening on a Canadian Lake by Frederic Remington (1861–1909), c. 1905, from the collection of William H. Koch.

November 1973: Detail of Twilight in the Wilderness by Frederic Edwin Church (1826–1900), 1860, in the Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio.

November 1988: Detail of Still Life with Peach by Raphaelle Peale (1774–1825), c. 1816, in the San Diego Museum of Art.

November 2007: Detail of Wasp and Pear by Gerald Murphy (1888–1964), 1929, in the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

November 1997: In the Patio VIII by Georgia O’Keeffe (1887–1986), 1950, in the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

November 2006: A Virgin by Abbott Handerson Thayer (1849–1921), 1893, in the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art, Washington, DC.

November 2009: The Painter’s Triumph by William Sidney Mount (1807–1868), 1838, in the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia.

December 1970: Christmas tree design by Milton H. Glover (1907–1994), inspired by Shaker drawings.

December 1993: Detail of a panel of tiles, Antwerp, 1558, in the Museu Nacional do Azulejo, Lisbon.

November/December 2010: Ten Pound Hammer by Thomas Hart Benton (1889–1975), 1965, from the collection of John H. Surovek.

November/December 2017: Detail of Conversation Piece by Charles Sheeler (1883–1965), 1952, in the Reynolda House Museum of American Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

December 1947: Christmas Eve in Kentucky, photograph by Elwood Sanders.

December 2006: Detail of a glass pane from the Daffodil Terrace at Louis Comfort Tiffany’s Laurelton Hall, in the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Winter Park, Florida.

November/December 2012: Detail of Dea Fortuna Resta Con Noi by Elihu Vedder (1836–1923), 1893–1894, in the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut.

November 1937: Watercolor portrait of J. P. Jenks of Pennsylvania by Henry Walton (1820–1873), 1837.

December 1933: “Portrait in crayon,” c. 1835.

November/December 2019: Detail of The Connoisseur by Mary Rogers Williams (1857–1907), 1897, in the collection of Connecticut Landmarks, Hartford.

November 1972: Detail of Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Mifflin (Sarah Morris) by John Singleton Copley (1738–1815), 1773, in the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

December 1963: Seventeenth-century French enameled watches as Christmas ornaments by Milton Glover.

December 1960 and December 1958: A pair of Christmas designs by Glover.

December 1960 and December 1958: A pair of Christmas designs by Glover.

November/December 2011: Detail of Christmas Shoppers, Madison Square by William Glackens (1870–1938), 1912, in the NSU Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

December 1975: Detail of a Christmas tree decorated with ornaments and candleholders popular in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

December 1996: Detail of The Angel’s Offering, by Hugues Merle (1822–1881), c. 1865, in the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut.

December 1954, Christmas designs by Glover

December 1951, Christmas designs by Glover

December 1961, Christmas designs by Glover

December 1959: Christmas designs by Glover, based on an eighteenth-century Norwegian tapestry.