How To Recognize Stone Lithography

Hand-drawn stone lithography dominated commercial printmaking techniques through the 19th and early 20th Centuries. Now the technique is a staple of fine art printmaking. This video is a primer on recognizing stone lithographs produced by artists.

Jasper Francis Cropsey

Newly discovered Tonalist oil painting by Husdon River School master Jasper Francis Cropsey, restored at Woodshed Art Auctions and offered for sale Nov. 29, 2017.

Oil Painting Restoration: Rosa Bonheur

Oil painting conservator Bruce Wood explains the processes needed to restore a 19th Century oil painting of sheep by Rosa Bonheur. Lining, cleaning and patching the oil painting canvas are shown with commentary.

Attribution: What does it mean?

Art auctioneer Bruce Wood answers the question: What does Attributed mean? With an education in art and art history (MFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BFA Massachusetts College of Art) and a long career as a gallery owner and conservator of fine art (Member of The International Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works (IIC)), Bruce Wood describes the process and reasons for deciding on attributions of artworks at Woodshed Art Auctions.

Is It An Etching Or An Engraving?

Art auctioneer Bruce Wood shows how to determine if a fine art print is an etching or an engraving.

How To Identify Woodcuts and Linoleum Cuts

Art auctioneer Bruce Wood shows how to determine if a fine art print is a hand made woodcut or linoleum cut.