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Painting the Changing Frontier

Peter Costanzo discusses a group of rare 19th century folios with illustrations of Native Americans after works by James Otto Lewis, George Catlin and Karl Bodmer.

Thoreau and James

Peter Costanzo reviews summer exhibitions devoted to American authors Henry David Thoreau and Henry James at The Morgan Library & Museum.

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Peter
Costanzo

SVP/Executive Director, Books, Autographs & Photographs / Coins, Bank Notes & Postage Stamps / Estate & Appraisal Services | Books & Autographs Photographs Coins, Bank Notes & Postage Stamps

Peter Costanzo joined Doyle as a Director in the Rare Books Department in 2010. Born into an auction family, Mr. Costanzo has been surrounded by auctions his entire life. While at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, he completed his Art History thesis on the Civil War photography of Mathew Brady and Alexander Gardner. Mr. Costanzo continued his education at Sothebys Institute in New York, earning a Masters Degree in American Fine and Decorative Arts, and he wrote his dissertation on the Civil War paintings of American artist Eastman Johnson. Joining Bloomsbury Auctions in 2007, he rose through the ranks from Junior Cataloguer to Specialist and conducted thirty sales as Principal Auctioneer. A rare book specialist with a focus on Americana, Mr. Costanzo seeks quality consignments in that field, along with literature, manuscripts, original illustration art, private press and fine bindings. Additionally, he participates in fundraising auction events and lectures frequently on Americana and Rare Book Collecting.

Current & Upcoming Auctions

Upcoming Auction

Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 10am EDT |
New York
Exhibition dates:  Apr 20 Apr 21 Apr 22
2018-04-25 10:00:00 2018-04-25 18:00:00 America/New_York Rare Books, Autographs and Maps Consignments Are Currently Being Accepted. Please note that the end time is an estimate based on average auction duration and is not guaranteed; auctions may end earlier or later than their estimated end time. New York Doyle info@doyle.com

Photographs

Upcoming Auction

Photographs

Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 10am EDT |
New York
Exhibition details forthcoming.
2018-06-14 10:00:00 2018-06-14 18:00:00 America/New_York Photographs . Please note that the end time is an estimate based on average auction duration and is not guaranteed; auctions may end earlier or later than their estimated end time. New York Doyle info@doyle.com