Folk Art

tramp art frame

America’s tramp art legacy

In the new book, “A Legacy in Tramp Art”, author Clifford Wallach writes of artists who toiled in wood and of the people who include tramp art in collections. He presents tramp art as an important art movement in regard to the artistic legacy of the common man who produced art not in the...

James D Julia adds Willis, Callahan to new Massachusetts office

James D. Julia has opened a satellite office at the historic 1790 House of Woburn, Mass. to better serve a growing roster of clients in the greater Massachusetts area and further west. The location will offer consignment and appraisal services and as a drop off point for sales conducted at Julia's Maine headquarters. It...

Easter witch

Glad Pasque – The lore behind Easter Witch collectibles

April showers may bring May flowers, but in Sweden April also brings the witches that help celebrate Glad Pasque or Easter. From the art work of the era, especially by people such as Jenny Nystrom, Ingebord Klein, Aetelius, Lasse, and Sigrun Steenhoff, the festival had blossomed into sending of cards and making funny, friendly...