Growing up in Argentina, Gustavo Olivieri would go to auctions with his father, who gave him reign over the bidder’s paddle. So it’s perhaps inevitable that Olivieri would become such an admired dealer of rare and collectible artwork, books, furniture, and lighting. An architect by training, he’s a collector by avocation, and his shops in Miami, East Hampton, and New York City are proof of his passion for beauty.
19th-century American School oil on board portrait of
Charles Nesbitt Ege M.D. (b. 1815). Half-length of a seated young man within a painted oval reserve. Unsigned, typed label attached verso identifying sitter. View area, 12"H x 10.5"L. Provenance: Property descended ...
Oil-on-canvas portrait of a young lady in blue.
Signed lower right "McDonald 58." Displayed in original heavy oak frame. Hanging wire included. Canvas, 16"L x 20"H; overall size, 21"L x 25"H. Minor scuffs, wear, age toning.
Original oil on canvas portrait of Josiah Bartlett,
Governor of New Hampshire from 1790-1794. American School, unknown painter, circa 1790. The Governor wears a powdered wig and green frock coat. Mounted in a giltwood and gesso Rococo-style frame. Frame, 29.5"L ...