European Fine Art

Quai du Louvre en Hiver, oil on canvas, signed lower right, framed; 8” x 12 1/2” (sight), 14 3/4” x 19” (frame), $12,500. Image courtesy Cowan’s Auctions

Esteem is rising for Édouard Léon Cortès art

Paintings of Paris, scenes from the Left Bank – the City of Light with the Eiffel Tower hovering in the background. It was an old Hollywood movie cliché, the painter with his easel near the sidewalk café, peddling his work to tourists. The number of Paris street scenes produced and sold...

Composition No. III_Mondrian

Cubist influence reshapes Mondrian’s work

Piet Mondrian was among the early visionaries of abstract art and an artist whose work and name received a black mark by the Nazi regime during the reign of the Third Reich. Seventy-four years after his death, his name is in the news again as his work is at the center...