Private Collection, California
The Private Collection of Mr. Alexander Avenard
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We have built up a strong reputation for the quality of the paintings, drawings and sculpture that we curate, exhibit and sell. Our professional associations with bodies such as The British Antique Dealers’ Association (BADA) and the Association of Art & Antique Dealers (LAPADA) are as a result of our reputation for integrity, our wide knowledge of fine arts and the high quality of our stock. Our business standards and expertise are reviewed regularly to adhere vigorously to enforced Codes. Our memberships and commitment to its Code of Conducts gives our buyers confidence when purchasing a work from us.
Condition reports and certificates of authenticity vary in their nature by artwork, for more information on your pieces of interest, please enquire with the gallery.
We take pride in the attention we give to our images of the artworks for purchase and invest in these to ensure outputs are aligned as closely as possible to the item in reality. We do not apply filters or modify images, we provide high-quality images to reflect the high quality of our artworks.
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Shipping and packaging
Shipping and packaging requirements are assessed per piece to ensure the most suitable protection for the artwork. Trinity House will therefore call following purchase to agree the recommendations and costs.
Our After Sales services
We offer the following services which we will be happy to discuss with you following your purchase, alternatively, you can enquire for more information.
We offer insurance appraisals to protect your prised artwork and help you find the right cover and policy for you.
We are able to advise on framing and have access to every type and style to suit any artistic period or room setting.
The nature of the materials involved in a painting mean that on occasion some pieces are susceptible to movement and the effects of natural ageing. We are able to provide advice on practical measures to conserve the original condition of a piece and have relationships with restorers and framers to offer you a range of services to meet your needs.
The artist was born in Boston, and studied at the Boston Museum School, under Edmund C. Tarbell and Frank Weston Benson, where he gained a Longfellow Travelling Scholarship. He later studied at the Art Students’ League, New York, and at the Académie Julian from1894 for two years, under Jean-Paul Laurens, Jean-Joseph Benjamin-Constant and privately with Raphael Collin.
Establishing himself in Boston, Kronberg was appointed instructor in the portrait class of Boston’s Copley Society of Art. He was vastly supported by Boston’s great ‘art matron’, Isabella Stewart Gardner and hence his work is represented in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, as well as in the museums of Boston and Indianapolis. After Bernard Berenson, Kronberg frequently travelled to Paris to purchase art for the Gardner Museum. Living in Boston until 1919, he then moved to New York.
From 1921-1922 he painted in Algiers and Spain. Later, he lived in Palm Beach and throughout his career still continued to travel back and forth to Paris.
Kronberg was an Associate of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1935) and a full Academician.