Appraise It: Joseph Wolins

Joseph Wolins (American, 1915–1999) Born in 1915 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, Joseph Wolins initially studied art at New York City’s National Academy of Design in 1935 under Leon Kroll. However, his greatest ...
Mary Marguerite Porter Zwicker, watercolor over print

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by Linda Dyer | photography by Jerry Atnip Mary Marguerite Porter Zwicker (Canadian, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, 1904–1993), view of Nova Scotia fishing shacks, watercolor over print on paper, signed “M. Zwicker”...
Realier-Dumas Print

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American Lithographed Tin Wind-UpCharacter Toy “Charlie McCarthy,” Louis Marx Toy Company, Circa 1930s Master of innuendo and snappy comebacks, wisecracking ventriloquist dummy Charlie McCarthy was the creati...
Native American Belt

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by Linda Dyer | photography by Jerry Atnip Native American Woman’s Belt with Pouch. Northern Plains, Santee Sioux, Reservation Period circa 1920s. Composed of glass beads, trade cloth, and native tanne...