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The Fine Art Of Running A Gallery

The J. M. Stringer Gallery celebrates the beauty of 19th and early 20th century painting.

Girls Playing on a Hillside, oil on canvas, 24

Girls Playing on a Hillside, oil on canvas, 24" x 29", by American artist Lee Lufkin Kaula whose style is reminiscent of Mary Cassatt. Kaula is one of the artists featured at J.M. Stringer Gallery's exhibition of 19th and early 20th century antique paintings this month.

When John Stringer greets a visitor to his fine arts gallery it’s as if he’s inviting them into his home. Always the perfect host, Stringer delights in the opportunity to show people around the salon-like setting he designed. He points out paintings and sculptures he’s particularly fond of and tells mini-stories about the artists, the time and place in which they lived, and how he came to acquire their work. Stringer takes great pride in the gallery’s collection of original paintings, sculptures and selected objets d’art, and it’s easy to see why. His expertise and enthusiasm combined with the elegant ambiance he created add up to a refreshing and most enjoyable art experience, enhanced in part by Coco and Joey, one-year-old Yorkshire terriers, who relish their role as gallery mascots.

Read the entire article in the March 2014 issue