Monday, January 11, 2016

Sotheby's Seminar

The seminar about Irvin and Anita Schorsch's collection on Monday, January 18th is open to the public.  The schedule is below:

Registration, 7th Floor 
1334 York Ave.
New York, NY 10021

Erik K. Gronning, Head of Americana Department at Sotheby’s

My Life and Times with Irvin and Anita Schorsch
Charles F. Hummel, Curator Emeritus at Winterthur, Wilmington, Delaware

The Schorschs and Hidden Glen
John Milner, John Milner Architects, Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania


Silver and Jewelry in the Schorsch Collection
John Ward, Head of the Silver Department at Sotheby’s.

Early Baroque Seating Furniture of Massachusetts
Robert F. Trent, Independent Scholar and Upholster, Wilmington, Delaware

The Art of Mourning: The Material Culture of Mourning in the Schorsch Collection
Katie McKinney, Floater, Americana Department, Sotheby’s, New York


Masterpieces of the Schorsch Collection: Tour of the Exhibition Galleries
Erik K. Gronning, Head of Americana Department at Sotheby’s
John Ward, Head of Silver Department at Sotheby’s
Christina Prescott Walker, Director of European Ceramics Department at Sotheby’s

Ceramics in the Schorsch Collection
Rob Hunter, Editor of Ceramics in America, Williamsburg, Virginia.

Colonial Portraiture in the Schorsch Collection
Laura Barry, Juli Grainger Curator, Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, Williamsburg, Virginia


Metals in the Schorsch Collection
Don Fennimore, Curator Emeritus Winterthur Museum , Wilmington, Delaware

Textiles and Needlework in the Schorsch Collection
Dr. Tricia Nguyen, Thistle Threads

Grace in Design: Masterworks of American Furniture in the Schorsch Collection
Erik K. Gronning, Head of Americana Department at Sotheby’s

Closing Remarks


  1. What a fabulous day, wish I could be there .

  2. I think it's so smart of them to do this - just wish I lived a little closer...