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Pursuing a New Light

19th and 20th Century Artist Colonies and Their Influence on American Impressionism

Daniels Pavilion

Mary Cassatt. Young Woman in a Black and Green Bonnet, 1890, © Princeton University Art Museum.
Jan 25, 10:00am
Daniels Pavilion 10:00am
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Pursuing a New Light:
19th and 20th Century Artist Colonies and Their Influence on American Impressionism

Part of The Baker Museum Lecture Series

Colleene Fesko

For more than 30 years, Colleene Fesko has appraised fine art and antiques, making regular appearances on Antiques Roadshow for the last 20 years. This illustrated lecture will offer a unique perspective on the regional styles seen in American art as well as the art colonies that supported them.

Colleene Fesko

Colleene Fesko

Frequently seen on the hit PBS series Antiques Roadshow, Colleene Fesko is a Boston-based fine art and antiques appraiser and broker. Her experience includes more than two decades at Skinner Auctioneers and Appraisers and most recently as a consultant with Christie’s American painting department. Her expertise and keen awareness of the volatile art and antiques market enhances her role in advising clients as to the most profitable and efficient dispersal of their holdings.

Fesko and her associates provide a broad array of estate, appraisal and brokering services to discerning clients.  She specializes in assisting clients faced with the responsibility of appraising, dividing or dispersing an estate. She and her associates also provide expert-quality appraisals for any purpose: estate tax and estate planning, insurance, fair market value, gift tax, charitable contributions, damage/complete loss, family division and property distribution.

A confidential private broker experienced in assisting with selling or buying fine art, antiques, jewelry and other valuable collectibles, Fesko maintains a national and international network of resources.  Fesko and her associates can directly assist in placing the estate of an artist, selling collections privately or at auction or discreetly brokering individual pieces of high value.  She can also offer a range of services to help document, maintain and manage collections.


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