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My Baltimore City Paper Article about My Globe Poster Work

Oct 25, 2011

Since the early summer, I have been involved in one of the most important companies to come out of Baltimore. In the field of music, especially in the field of R&B, Soul, Funk and early Hip Hop Globe Poster have supplied artists with their brightly colorful and unique designed posters. For almost 80 years Globe Poster functioned as " a job shop" producing music, Theatre, Carnival, Auto Racing and other posters and after 80+ years, the company has closed their doors.

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Amphora Teplitz Vase Marked with Incised Crown Riessner, Stellmacher & Kessel

Oct 09, 2010

When thinking of the word, amphora most people think of the Greek storage vessels from Antiquity, but during the late 1800's, the region of Bohemia, now Austria and Czechoslovakia area used the word to describe a style and a name of a fine Art pottery. This pottery mostly in the new style of the time, Secession (also called Jugensdtil) and Art Nouveau, the word took on a whole new meaning. The Pottery being produced was exciting, fanciful and true to the aesthetics of the style. With the use of abstractions of nature, new and inventive glazes these pottery objects were looked at with new and invigorated artistic statement.

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Charles Grant Beauregard Oil on Canvas of Defiant Young Woman and Angry Teacher, Late 1800’s

Aug 31, 2010

A large oil on canvas by C. G. Beauregard of a young, almost defiant looking woman, being scolded by a teacher. The young woman sits in a chair holding a closed book in your lap while her studies are scattered across the floor. She appears to have been caught by her teacher, a religious man standing in anger at her neglected studies. It is obvious she choose the book over the work that was assigned to her.

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The estate of Dr. Stephen J. Provenza. Major Baltimore collector of Apothecary and pharmacy items

Aug 21, 2010

Over the years, I have had the pleasure of working with collections of art, toys. Book, etc, but this new estate will be one that I will remember. I am happy to have the privilege to see and I hope in the near future, to have the pleasure of selling some of the items from one of the best Apothecary collection I have seen. Coming from one of the top collectors in Baltimore for his time, from the 1940’s onwards, this collection was the focus of Dr. Stephen J. Provenza.

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Domenico Morelli (1823–1901) Oil on Canvas Portrait of Italian Zouave Soldier

Aug 18, 2010

Domenico Morelli, 1823-1901, considered one of the most important 19th-century Neapolitan Italian painters. His career started at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Naples in 1836 and by 1868 Morelli became a professor of painting at the Royal Academy of Fine Art s in Napels.
 
He painting career starts as a Realist with his paintings drawing inspiration from the Romantics and images of the Middle Ages. By the time he becomes [...] Read more