Past Exhibitions



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Passage, pastel on paper, 29 7/8 x 29 3/4 inches, 1997.

Janet Monafo: Past & Present

On exhibition September 29, 2018 - November 3, 2018

“I’m most interested in the relationship of colors, the relationship of shapes, and the relationship of textures, and how they contribute to the order of the whole composition.” 

- Janet Monafo

Vose Galleries is pleased to present an exhibition of over 50 works by the esteemed pastel artist Janet Monafo, created between the early ‘80s and today. Painted from life from the top floor of her mill-building studio, Janet Monafo’s pastels make a bold statement and bring a fresh burst of color and dynamism whether they are smaller intimate examples or dramatic large-scale stunners.

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Found Treasure on the Marsh by June Grey

Massachusetts Sales Tax Holiday

On exhibition August 9, 2018 - August 11, 2018

This weekend has been declared a Sales Tax Holiday in Massachusetts! The gallery will be open on Saturday, August 11th, when all works of art $2,500 and under are tax free for Massachusetts residents. Invoicing and payment must be made on August 11th. A number of these works have reduced prices for this Saturday only!

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Coreopsis and Larkspur by Lee Lufkin Kaula (1865-1957), oil on canvas, 18 x 23 inches, signed lower left: Lee Lufkin Kaula

It's All Relative

On exhibition August 4, 2018 - September 1, 2018

Our exhibition It’s All Relative explores the relationships that existed among artistic families. The exhibition, showcasing over twenty works of art (including examples by the Benson, Hale and Weir families), will be viewable online and in the gallery August 4th - September 1st, 2018.

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The Old Bostonian by Montague Dawson (1895-1973), Oil on canvas, 24 1/4 x 36 1/2 inches, signed lower left: MONTAGUE DAWSON.

Building Connections: Works from the Haynes Family Foundation

On exhibition June 2, 2018 - July 14, 2018

We are pleased to announce, our newest exhibition, Building Connections: Works from the Haynes Family Foundation. The exhibition encompasses works from the distinguished collection of the late G. Arnold and Carol Haynes and the proceeds from this exhibition will benefit charitable causes. The exhibition will be on view June 2nd - July 14th 2018.

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Girls at Ogunquit, Maine by Aiden Lassell Ripley (1896-1969), Watercolor & graphite on paper, 9 x 12 inches, signed and dated lower left: A. Lassell Ripley 1923

Light & Color: 150 Years on Paper, Featuring Frank W. Benson & His Contemporaries

On exhibition April 21, 2018 - May 26, 2018

The exhibition features works on paper by important American painters, who chose to focus their talents on such mediums as charcoal, watercolor, gouache, pastel, and oil on paper. Many of these artists were pioneers in exhibiting their works on paper as finished paintings in prominent national exhibitions as early as the 1870’s.

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Murphy 36566 web

Hermann Dudley Murphy (1867-1945) Pink and White Peonies, oil on canvas, 30 1/8 x 25 1/4 inches, signed lower right: H. Dudley Murphy

Staff Favorites

On exhibition December 2, 2017 - January 15, 2018

These gems make great holiday gifts, and with them we are offering free shipping within the United States! Included please find a selection of our staff favorites!

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Ennis 36779 web exhibition

Harbor Activity, Eastport, Maine by George Pearse Ennis  (1884-1936), oil on canvas board, 24 7/8 x 29 5/8 inches, signed lower right: ENNIS

The Artist's Muse

On exhibition November 25, 2017 - December 23, 2017

Vose Galleries is pleased to announce the upcoming exhibition The Artist's Muse. This exhibition examines the inspirations for artists' work and presents paintings that are emblematic of style and subject matter of over 30 notable artists' careers.

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Schooners Sailing in Winter by Theodore V.C. Valenkamph (1868-1924), oil on canvas mounted on board, 20 x 30 inches, signed and dated lower right: T. V. C. Valenkamph. 1907

Annual Sale

On exhibition November 20, 2017 - January 31, 2018

We are pleased to present a wide variety of paintings and works on paper in this year's Annual Sale, with discounted prices ranging from 20 - 50% off.

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Sunlit Peak, Lake Louise, Canadian Rockies, oil on canvas, 28 1/8 x 36 1/8 inches, signed lower right: A.T. Hibbard

Aldro T. Hibbard: The Lure of Winter

On exhibition November 7, 2017 - December 2, 2017

We are pleased to present over 20 examples by Aldro T. Hibbard (1886-1972) in The Lure of Winter, viewable online and in the gallery November 7th-December 2nd, 2017.

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William Samuel Horton (1865-1936), Grand Canal from the Rialto, Venice, oil on board, 25 1/8 x 30 1/4 inches, signed and dated lower left: WILLIAM S. HORTON - 19

Water as Muse: Reflections, Refractions & Flow

On exhibition October 7, 2017 - November 4, 2017

Vose Galleries is pleased to present over thirty paintings that illustrate how artists interpret the visual effects of water. Water as Muse: Reflections, Refractions & Flow will be viewable online and in the gallery October 7th – November 4th, 2017.

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Trailside Conversation
Watercolor on board, 10 1/4 x 12 1/4 inches, initialed lower right: BL

Bernard Lamotte: Bon Vivant

On exhibition August 26, 2017 - September 23, 2017

We are pleased to present over 20 paintings and works on paper by Bernard Lamotte (1903-1983) in our sixth exhibition of the artist's work since 1993. Bernard Lamotte: Bon Vivant will be viewable online and in the gallery August 26th - September 23rd, 2017.

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Jane Peterson (1876-1965)

Summer, Late Afternoon

Jane Peterson: Rhythmic Arrangements

On exhibition May 20, 2017 - July 22, 2017

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Carlson 36698 exhibition

Spring Meadows by John F. Carlson (1874-1945), oil on canvas, 18 1/4 x 24 1/2 inches, signed lower left: John F. Carlson

A Light Exists in Spring

On exhibition March 31, 2017 - April 30, 2017

We are pleased to present A Light Exists in Spring, an exhibition including over thirty works that encompass the variety of seasonal expression that spring has to offer. It will be viewable online and in the gallery March 31st - April 30th, 2017.

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Jamaica, Vermont, Nestled among the Mountains, Aldro T. Hibbard (1886-1972)

Off the Beaten Path

On exhibition January 7, 2017 - March 4, 2017

We are pleased to present over a dozen works by the artist Aldro T. Hibbard (1886-1972), viewable online and in the gallery January 7 - March 4, 2017.

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William Trost Richards (1833-1905)

Shoreline with Distant Mountains

Annual Sale 2016

On exhibition December 3, 2016 - January 14, 2017

We are pleased to present a wide variety of paintings, works on paper and sculpture in this year's Annual Sale, with discounted prices ranging from 20 - 57% off.

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Small Gems for the Holidays

On exhibition November 23, 2016 - January 14, 2017

These little gems make great holiday gifts, and with them we are offering free shipping within the United States! Included please find a selection of our staff favorites!

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Crosscurrents: The Colonies, Clubs & Schools that Established Impressionism in America

On exhibition October 29, 2016 - January 28, 2017

This show serves as the second of two significant exhibitions to commemorate the galleries’ 175 years in business. 

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Joel Babb

Gulf Hagas, Maine

Contemporary: At Home & Afield

On exhibition August 6, 2016 - September 24, 2016

We are pleased to announce our exhibition Contemporary: At Home & Afield. Featuring over 50 paintings by the artists of Vose Contemporary, this exhibition explores the various subjects which fascinate each painter.

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Reynolds Beal (1867-1951) 
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Island Life

On exhibition July 16, 2016 - August 20, 2016

Presenting a collection of over 40 works by various artists who traveled throughout the Atlantic, Caribbean, Adriatic, and Pacific Islands. 

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John Joseph Enneking (1841-1916)
Blossoming Trees along a Hillside

Signs of Spring

On exhibition May 28, 2016 - July 9, 2016

Spring is in the air! In celebration of all the season has to offer Vose Galleries is pleased to announce an exhibition of over a dozen works with a springtime theme.

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Insights on Collecting

On exhibition May 21, 2016 - July 9, 2016

Vose Galleries is pleased to announce the exhibition, Insights on Collecting, which serves as the first of two major shows the gallery will be hosting in 2016 to commemorate 175 years in business. Each exhibition will focus on the art and passion of forming a collection. 

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Hermann Dudley Murphy (1867-1945)
Single White Peonies

Artfully Arranged

On exhibition March 26, 2016 - May 21, 2016

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Charles F. Bittinger (1879-1970)
Daydreaming

Charleston Antiques Show

On exhibition March 17, 2016 - March 20, 2016

Please join us this March in Charleston, South Carolina for their 13th Annual Antiques Show!

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Silva 36555 frame web exhibition cover

Francis Augustus Silva (1835-1886)
Lighthouse at Sunset

The Power of the Sea: Maritime Art from 1842 - Present

On exhibition February 20, 2016 - April 9, 2016

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John F. Carlson (1874-1945)
Mountain Hamlet

The Art of Winter

On exhibition January 9, 2016 - February 27, 2016

The harsh but beautiful conditions offered by the winter months inspired many artists to bundle up and paint outdoors. Captured in blues, purples, yellows and reds, these snow scenes reveal each artist’s unique ability to see beyond the color we usually associate with snow. 

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Gertrude Fiske (1878-1961)
Wells Beach, Maine

Holiday Staff Picks

On exhibition December 9, 2015 - January 9, 2016

We're offering free shipping on all 25 works in this show!

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Michael Keane (1948-2015)
Awaiting the Tide

Annual Sale - Extended!

On exhibition December 5, 2015 - January 23, 2016

We are pleased to present over thirty paintings in this year's Annual Sale, with discounted prices ranging from 20 - 36% off.

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James J. Grant (1883-1960)
Gloucester Wharf, Massachusetts

From Narrow Coves to Mountaintops: A Survey in American Realism

On exhibition November 14, 2015 - January 9, 2016

Presenting a selection of outstanding paintings by important American artists such as Childe Hassam, Theodore Robinson, Samuel Lancaster Gerry, Charles Woodbury, and Anthony Thieme, among many others. 

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