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* Rita Reif, “Quilts, Indian Artworks And Shaker Furniture,” New York Times, October 1990.

* Rita Reif, “ARTS/ARTIFACTS; He Bought, He’ll Sell, But Only to Buy Again,” New York Times, November 1994.

* Rita Reif, “ARTS/ARTIFACTS; Collecting, A Passion That’s in the Blood,” New York Times, January 1996.

David Hewett, “Grossman's Desk is Big Star at $2.8 Million Blowout,” Maine Antique Digest, May 1996.

Richard W. Stevenson and Jennifer A. Peyton, “The Wunderkind Grows Up, And Comes to Woodbury,” The Litchfield County Times Monthly, October 1997.

* Pamela Petro, “Amid Timeless Village Greens, a Trove of Americana,” The New York Times, Friday, May 7, 1999.

Debra Muller Price, “Painted Baskets,” Country Living, January 1, 2000.

* Bess Liebenson, “On The Trail of Antiques and Collectibles,” The New York Times, October 8, 2000.

“World Record Windsor Auctioned in Bronxville, NY,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, June 19, 2001.

Lita Solis-Cohen, “The Mallory Sale,” Maine Antique Digest, August 2001.

“Four New Dealers Added to Winter Show,” Maine Antique Digest, November 2001.

Lita Solis-Cohen, “East Side on the West Side,” Maine Antique Digest, March 2002.

“Americana, Aggressive Bidders, and a Gross of $2.3 Million,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, June 18, 2002.

Nancy Frazier, “Shaker Auction a Success,” Maine Antique Digest, August 2002.

“Litchfield County Antiques Show Maintains Its Balance,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, June 3, 2003.

Ann E. Berman, “A collector’s Connecticut: the small town of Woodbury…,” Town & Country, October 1, 2003.

“Just in from the Countryside, A Rare Centaur Weathervane Sells,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, September 14, 2004.

Lita Solis-Cohen, “Small Centaur Weathervane Goes Sky-High,” Maine Antique Digest, October 2004.

“Spitler Hanging Cupboard Smashes Record at $962,500,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, November 16, 2004.

Rachel E. Silverman, “When Uncas Lost Home on The Grange,” The Wall Street Journal, December 15, 2004.

* Lindsay Pollock, “Tea for Two, Three, or $5 Million,” The New York Sun, January 13, 2005.

* Roberta Smith, “A Global Map of Influences,” The New York Times, January 21, 2005.

Wayne Mattox, “Cold Day in City Shows What’s Hot in Antiques,” Waterbury Republican American, January 27, 2005.

“Winter Antiques Show Bows in for 51st Year,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, February 8, 2005.

Laura Beach, “Explosive Start For Barn Star’s Mid*Week Show,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, August 23, 2005.

“Candlebox Lights Up Bidders’’ Fancy Selling for $744,825 At Freeman’s,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, November 28, 2005.

Lita Solis-Cohen, “Painted Folk Art Box Takes Off,” Maine Antique Digest, December 2005.

David Smith, “Freeman’s Celebrates 200 Years With a Solid and Stylish Sale,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, December 13, 2005.

* Wendy Moonan, “Antiques,” The New York Times, December 30, 2005.

* Wendy Moonan, “Buying a Piece of the Kingdom,” Departures Magazine, January, 2006.

* Jonathan Fairbanks, “Hot Iron,” Forbes, January 19, 2006.

“Sotheby’s Americana Sales Total $24,693,680,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, February 7, 2006.

Laura Beach, “Fair Weather A Friend at 52nd Winter Antiques Show,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, February 7, 2006.

J.M.W. Fletcher, “Jacob Maentel’s ‘Hatter’ Sells at Pook & Pook,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, July 18, 2006.

Frances McQueeney-Jones Mascolo, “World Record For Workstand at Willis Henry Shaker Auction,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, August 1, 2006.

John Hill, “Weathervane fetches $1.2 Million,” The Providence Journal, August 12, 2006.

Laura Beach, “Egan Collection Bullish For Bourgeault,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, August 15, 2006.

“Shaker Fervor Is Born Again At Willis Henry Auction,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, August 22, 2006.

David Hewett, “Larger Case Pieces Fly at Americana Auction,” Maine Antique Digest, September,  2006.

David Hewett, “Auction Records Fall at Shaker Sale in Pittsfield,” Maine Antique Digest, October  2006.

David Hewett, “The Celebrated Egan Collection,” Maine Antique Digest, October 2006.

Laura Beach, “Indian Weathervane Tops $5.8 Million At Sotheby’s,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, October 10, 2006.

Heather Bowser, “Connecticut Dealer Lands Painting of Harrisonburg,” Daily News Record, October 11, 2006.

Richard W. Stevenson, “All-Americana in Woodbury,” The Litchfield County Times Monthly, November 2006.

Lita Solis-Cohen, “A Folk Art Museum Without Walls,” Maine Antique Digest, December 2006.

Laura Beach, “Expressions Of Innocence And Eloquence,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, January 16, 2007.

Laura Beach, “Winter Antiques Show Bows In For 53rd Year,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, January 23, 2007.

R. Scudder Smith, “Laracy Collection Draws Full Gallery at Sotheby’s,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, January 30, 2007.

* Brook Mason, “Boom in Art Puts a Gloss On Antiques,” The New York Sun, January 26, 2007.

* Wendy Moonan, “Relics of the 19th Century, in a Sentimental Mood,” The New York Times, February 9, 2007.

Laura Beach & R. Scudder Smith, “Winter Antiques Show: A Delectable Cornucopia of The Best of The Best,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, February 13, 2007.

“Christie’s Sets Folk Art Auction Records in $23.9 Million Americana Sale,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, February 13, 2007.

Lita Solis-Cohen, “The Winter Antiques Show,” Maine Antique Digest, April 2007.

Laura Beach, “Out Of The World: Shaker Design, Past, Present And Future,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, June 25, 2007.

“Northeast Kicks Off New Hampshire Antiques Week With $8.8 Million Sale,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, August 7, 2007.

Laura Beach & R. Scudder Smith, “Mid*Week In Manchester Celebrates 14 Years,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, August 28, 2007.

“Car Weathervane Drives Away at $941,000 At Skinner Sale,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, November 6, 2007.

R. Scudder Smith, “The Bisnoff Collection: Northeast Auctions Sells 154 Lots for $2.75 Million,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, November 6, 2007.

Bill Furry, “Treasure Trove on Savin Hill,” Dorchester Reporter, November 15, 2007.

Virginia Bohlen, “Good Buys, big boats, Peabody Essex Show,” The Boston Globe, November 18, 2007.

“$941,000 Weathervane Leads Skinner Americana Auction,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, December 11, 2007.

David Hewitt, “Low Attendance Doesn't Hurt Big-Bucks Items,” Maine Antique Digest, January 2008.

Jeanne Schinto, “Boy's Portrait and Auto Weathervane Drive $4.1 Million Americana Sale,” Maine Antique Digest,  January 2008.

* Lindsay Pollock, “Tea Tables for $2 Million,” Bloomberg, January 16, 2008

Laura Beach, “Venerable Winter Antiques Show Presents ‘Perfection’ Thru Jan. 27,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, January 22, 2008

Laura Beach and R. Scudder Smith, “54th Winter Antiques Show Strives For Perfection,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, February 5, 2008.

Linda Sandler and Patricia Hurtado, “Peaceable Kingdom, One of 62 May Fetch $8 Million,” Bloomberg, March 26, 2008.

Lindsay Pollack, “American Art,” Art & Auction, July 1, 2008.

Lita Solis-Cohen, “The Philadelphia Antiques Show,” Maine Antique Digest, June, 2010.

Lita Solis-Cohen, “Keno Auctions' Inaugural Sale,” Maine Antique Digest, July 2010.

Lita Solis-Cohen, “Christie's to Sell Martin Folk Art,” Maine Antique Digest, September 2010.

David Hewitt, “Mostly Winners in the Fine Collection,” Maine Antique Digest, October 2010.

Lita Solis-Cohen, “Fall Americana Sales,” Maine Antique Digest, November 2010.

R. Scudder Smith, “Important Americana Crosses Block at Sotheby’s,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, November 2, 2010

Lita Solis-Cohen, "The Martin Mystique: Americana at Christies," Maine Antique Digest, December 2010.

R. Scudder Smith, "Selling Up At Winter Antiques Show,"  Antiques & The Arts Weekly, February 1, 2011.

Lita Solis-Cohen, "The Winter Antiques Show: A  Market Uptick," Maine Antique Digest, April 2011.

Laura Beach, “Inspired Traditions: Selections From The Jane Katcher Collection Of Americana,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, September 27, 2011.

Lita Solis-Cohen, "What Happened in New York City during the Americana Week Auctions?," Maine Antique Digest, February 2012

Lita Solis-Cohen, “The Betty Ring Sale,” Maine Antique Digest, April 2012.

Laura Beach, “Arts Of Pennsylvania Spark Bidding At Northeast’s Annual August Sale,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, August 17, 2012.

David Hewitt, “$2.975 Million Sale Opens Antiques Week in New Hampshire,” Maine Antique Digest, August 2012.

* Doug Steward, “American Beauties,” Art and Antiques, December 2012.

* David Smith, “Andy Williams Folk Art Collection Soars At Skinner Americana Sale,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, March 5, 2013

* Lita Solis-Cohen, “The Ralph Esmerian Sale,” Maine Antique Digest, January 25, 2014

* “Dealers Schorsch and Smiles dominate Esmerian sale,” Artfix Daily, January 31, 2014

* Karl Pass, "The Ralph O. Esmerian Sale, Highest-Ever Total For An Auction Of American Folk Art," Antiques and Auction News, February 4, 2014

* Laura Beach, “Winter Antiques Show Celebrates Diamond Jubilee,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, February 11, 2014

* “Historic Mineral Specimens Dazzle at the Winter Antiques Show,” Artfix Daily, January 29, 2015

* Brittany Good, "American Furniture And Americana Shine At The 2015 Winter Antiques Show," InCollect.com, February 10, 2015 [Also published on AFAnews.com]

* Laura Beach, “Wonder And Discovery Mark The 64th Winter Antiques Show,” Antiques and The Arts Weekly, February 06, 2018

* Benjamin Miller, “David A. Schorsch and Eileen M. Smiles of American Antiques talk about Nantucket Lightship basket,” The Magazine Antiques, Soundcloud podcast, March 26, 2018
 

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