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About the New England Art Exchange

Since 1989, New England Art Exchange has sold period paintings and fine prints. Located in Peterborough New Hampshire, we focus on works of American, European and Asian artists from the 18th century to the 1950’s. We buy and sell original works and represent consignors from around the world.

The founder and owner of New England Art Exchange is Ken Spector. Ken has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Florida~Tampa in Art/Art History and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Montana.

For over 25 years, Ken was an art instructor at both college and secondary schools. Apart from searching out new acquisitions, he also cleans and repairs paintings and period picture frames, and is active in paper conservation.

All of our prints and paintings are guaranteed to be genuine and in good condition. Flaws or faults must be presented to our attention within 10 days of purchase for a refund. Collector discounts are available!

Painting

Galleon At Sea

Galleon At Sea
1864-1934, Italian

A vibrant original oil on canvas by Italian artist Luigi Paollilo, this painting measures 28 x 36 inches, c. 1910, signed l.r. "L. Paolillo", framed. Known for his seascapes and genre scenes, Paollilo exhibited his work widely in Italy and Europe; he also spent many years traveling in the western hemisphere, from Argentina to America.

Print

Pines at Sunset

Pines at Sunset
1871-1954, Swedish-American

This is a great original lithograph by Birger Sandzen. The image size is 7 x 9 7/8 inches, c. 1930, pencil signed and dated. Sandzen was born in Sweden and studied with Anders Zorn and Richard Berg before moving to Paris to study with Edmund Aman-Jean. In 1894 he accepted a teaching position at Bethany College in Kansas, where lived and taught for the rest of his life. He was a noted painter and printmaker and an important member of the Prairie Print Makers, who selected his print "A Kansas Creek" as their first gift print.

Drawing

Christmas Card 1944

Christmas Card     1944
1872- c.1950, American

Designed by the artist for the family's 1944 Christmas card, done on lightweight paper. It measures 7 1/4 x 8 3/8 inches. Dawes spent many years in the Marlboro, NH area drawing and painting the incredible natural beauty that surrounded him.