Welcome to Doyle New York

OFFICERS

Kathleen M. Doyle
Chairman/CEO

Rodney Lang
Senior Executive Vice President

Joanne Porrino Mournet
Executive Vice President

Kenneth C. McKenna
Executive Vice President & CFO


Laura Doyle, Senior Vice President
Reid Dunavant, Senior Vice President
David A. Gallager, Senior Vice President
Peter Lang, Senior Vice President
Ann Limer Lange, Senior Vice President
Elaine Banks Stainton, Senior Vice President
Louis LeB. Webre, Senior Vice President

Anne Cohen DePietro, Vice President
Anna K. Hicks, Vice President
Cynthia Klein, Vice President
Malcolm Mac Neil, Vice President
Harold Porcher, Vice President
Alison Robinson, Vice President
Gillian M. Ryan, Vice President
Joan S. Stanke, Vice President
Shani Toledano, Vice President
Eileen Weisbaum, Vice President
Janice Youngren, Vice President

 

 

REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVES

For the representative nearest you, please contact Laura Doyle at 212-427-4141, ext 219, or email Laura.Doyle@doylenewyork.com

 

BOSTON / NEW ENGLAND

Kathryn Craig
129 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-999-8254
Boston@DoyleNewYork.com

 

CONNECTICUT

Kathy Brackenridge
136 East Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, CT 06830
203-637-6209
DoyleCT@doylenewyork.com

 

NEW JERSEY

Kathy Brackenridge
212-427-4141, ext 211
DoyleNJ@doylenewyork.com

 

WASHINGTON, DC / MID-ATLANTIC

Georgetown Office
3256 Prospect Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007
202-342-6100
DoyleDC@doylenewyork.com

Reid Dunavant, Director
Reid.Dunavant@DoyleNewYork.com
Samira Farmer, Business Manager
Samira.Farmer@DoyleNewYork.com
Kristen Rohde, Administrator
Kristen.Rohde@DoyleNewYork.com

NORTH CAROLINA

Hilary Pitts
704-582-2258
DoyleNC@doylenewyork.com

 

FLORIDA

Lorraine Tuohy
212-427-4141, ext 298
DoyleFL@doylenewyork.com

 

WEST COAST

Kathy Brackenridge
or Ronald White
212-427-4141, ext 211
Kathy.Brackenridge@doylenewyork.com

 

BEIJING

Winnie Hu
Winnie.Hu@DoyleNewYork.com

 

 

 

AUCTIONEERS

Rodney Lang, Principal Auctioneer
Joanne Porrino Mournet
Janice Youngren
Cynthia Klein
Peter Costanzo

ESTATE AND APPRAISAL SERVICES

Joanne Porrino Mournet, Executive Director
212-427-4141, ext 227
Joanne@DoyleNewYork.com

Joan S. Stanke
212-427-4141, ext 256
Joan@DoyleNewYork.com

Gillian M. Ryan, On-site Estates Coordinator
212-427-4141, ext 245
Gillian.Ryan@DoyleNewYork.com

 

APPRAISAL & CONSIGNMENT SERVICES

Alison B. Robinson, Director, Consignments
212-427-4141, ext 229
Alison.Robinson@DoyleNewYork.com

Ashley Hill
212-427-4141, ext 231
Ashley.Hill@DoyleNewYork.com

Doris Fugazy
212-427-4141, ext 261
Doris.Fugazy@DoyleNewYork.com

Joan S. Stanke, Director, Appraisals
212-427-4141, ext 256
Joan@DoyleNewYork.com

Katherine Otey
212-427-4141, ext 228
Katherine.Otey@DoyleNewYork.com

Sarah McMillan
212-427-4141, ext 251
Sarah.McMillan@DoyleNewYork.com

Emily L. Mott
212-427-4141, ext 240
Emily.Mott@DoyleNewYork.com

Nicole Goodwin
212-427-4141, ext 259
Nicole.Goodwin@DoyleNewYork.com

 

ADMINISTRATION


ABSENTEE AND TELEPHONE BIDS

Jill Bowers
212-427-4141, ext 242
Absentee Bid Fax: 212-427-7526
Jill@DoyleNewYork.com


ACCOUNTING

Emma I. Ebue
212-427-4141, ext 214
Emma.Ebue@DoyleNewYork.com

Julie Bacongco
212-427-4141, ext 223
Julie Bacongco@DoyleNewYork.com

Ryan Won
212-427-4141, ext 205
Ryan.Won@DoyleNewYork.com


CATALOGUE PRODUCTION AND DESIGN

Eileen Weisbaum
Director
212-427-4141, ext 226
Eileen@DoyleNewYork.com

Arielle Fiffer
Senior Graphic Designer
212-427-4141, ext 276
Arielle.Fiffer@DoyleNewYork.com

Stephanie Cuenca
Junior Graphic Designer
212-427-4141, ext 250
Stephanie.Cuenca@DoyleNewYork.com

Melissa Aldrich
Manager of Photography, Jewelry
Photographer
212-427-4141, ext 270
Melissa.Aldrich@DoyleNewYork.com

Dylan Murray
Manager of Photography, F&D
Photographer

212-427-4141, ext 255
Dylan.Murray@DoyleNewYork.com

Ryan Sobotka
Photographer
212-427-4141, ext 278
Ryan.Sobotka@DoyleNewYork.com

Danielle Kiser
Traffic Coordinator
212-427-4141, ext 277
Danielle.Kiser@Doyle.com


CATALOGUE SUBSCRIPTIONS

Chelsea Wynne
212-427-4141, ext 203
Chelsea.Wynne@DoyleNewYork.com


CLIENT ACCOUNTS

Steven Kuzio
212-427-4141, ext 202
Steven.Kuzio@DoyleNewYork.com


CLIENT SERVICES

Janice Youngren, Director
212-427-4141, ext 207
Janice@DoyleNewYork.com

Jill Bowers
212-427-4141, ext 242
Jill@DoyleNewYork.com

Steven Kuzio
212-427-4141, ext 202
Steven.Kuzio@DoyleNewYork.com

Mary Dobbin
Mary.Dobbin@DoyleNewYork.com

Elizabeth Jones
212-427-4141, ext 204
Elizabeth.Jones@DoyleNewYork.com

Chelsea Wynne
212-427-4141, ext 203
Chelsea.Wynne@DoyleNewYork.com


INVENTORY CONTROL

Eddy Santana


HUMAN RESOURCES

HumanResources@DoyleNewYork.com


MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT

Louis LeB. Webre, Director
212-427-4141, ext 232
Louis@DoyleNewYork.com

Charlotte A. Taylor, Art Director
212-427-4141, ext 233
Charlotte@DoyleNewYork.com

Kosala Kumara, Advertising
212-427-4141, ext 258
Kosala.Kumara@DoyleNewYork.com


RESTORATION SERVICES

Charles Mournet
212-427-4141, ext 224
Charles@DoyleNewYork.com


WEB

Webmaster@DoyleNewYork.com

SPECIALISTS


AMERICAN FURNITURE
& DECORATIVE ARTS

David A. Gallager
212-427-4141, ext 271
American@DoyleNewYork.com
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David A. Gallager has twenty-five years of experience in the appraisal and cataloging of works of art and furniture. He has appraised collections and estates for private individuals, international auction companies, museums and fiduciaries throughout the United States.

Mr. Gallager joined Doyle New York in 1994 as Senior Estate Appraiser and Director of the American Furniture Department. He is responsible for appraising important estates, as well as researching and cataloging American furniture and related decorative arts for twice yearly sales. Additionally, he assists in cataloguing important English and Continental furniture for auction. Mr. Gallager spent several years as an independant appraiser and served as the President of the Appraisers Association of America from 2005 through 2006, after which he returned to Doyle New York as a Senior Vice President, Director of American Furniture and Decorative Arts, and Specialist in Charge of the newly introduced Doyle+Design auction category.

Prior to Doyle New York, Mr. Gallager was employed for fourteen years by Sotheby's as the director of a furniture department, a cataloguer of decorations, and for eight years as one of the two full-time general appraisers. As an appraiser for Sotheby's, Mr. Gallager performed a wide range of insurance and fair market value appraisals for institutions and private clients, and he advised clients as well as the gallery's specialty departments on the sale of fine and decorative arts. He was responsible for creating reports in defense of appraisals by other Sotheby's specialists, which were reviewed by the IRS Art Panel.

He is Certified Member of the Appraisers Association of America, the leading professional organization of personal property appraisers. From 1998, he has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Appraisers Association of America. Mr. Gallager is on the adjunct faculty of New York University/Appraisal Studies Program where he teaches courses on the connoisseurship of furniture and appraisal methodology.

Mr. Gallager holds a Master Degree in the History of Art from Boston University, is a graduate of the Attingham Summer School for the Study of the English Country House, and the Victorian Society Summer School in Britain. He is a member of the Furniture History Society.

Mr. Gallager is a participating appraiser on the Antiques Roadshow, a WGBH production televised nationwide on the PBS network. Close


ASIAN WORKS OF ART

Marley Rabstenek
Consultant Appraiser
212-427-4141, ext 299
Asian@DoyleNewYork.com
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Marley Rabstenek is an independent and consultant appraiser at Doyle New York in Asian Works of Art. Prior to her affiliation with Doyle New York, Ms. Rabstenek was Director of the Asian Works of Art Department atdealer Christies East and Senior Specialist in the Chinese Department at Christies Rockefeller Center from 1999-2001. She was also Director of the Asian Works of Art Departments at Philips International Auctioneers in New York from 1997-1999 and Skinner, Inc in Boston, Massachusetts from 1994-1997.

Ms. Rabstenek received a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art from Mount Holyoke College in 1987. She then went on to pursue her Masters in Irish Studies at the Queen's University in Belfast, Northern Ireland. In 1992, Ms. Rabstenek received a post-graduate certificate in the Asian Arts Course at Sotheby's Educational Studies/School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London. In 1993, Ms. Rabstenek received a post-graduate certificate from Sotheby's Educational Studies in the Works of Art Course.

Ms. Rabstenek is a featured appraiser on the Antiques Roadshow, a WGBH production televised nationwide on the PBS network. Close


BOOKS, AUTOGRAPHS, MANUSCRIPTS & PHOTOGRAPHS

Edward Ripley-Duggan
Co-Director
212-427-4141, ext 234
Books@DoyleNewYork.com
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Born in England in 1953, Edward Ripley-Duggan began in the book trade in 1975, after a heterogeneous career that included a stint in the chemical industry. He ran a general antiquarian shop for six years, before starting a catalogue-based rare book business. For over 25 years subsequently he specialized in typographically distinguished books of all periods; illustrated books of the 18th to 20th centuries, with an emphasis on French and English artist books; and bookbinding as an art form.

He has been a member of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America for well over a quarter-century, and has published over forty rare book catalogues. He has supplied material to many major institutional and private collections, with offerings such as a perfect Second Folio of Shakespeare; major collections of livres dartiste; private press books and modern designer bindings; Eadweard Muybridges famously rare photographic album of Central America; and countless other books of exceptional quality.

He was editor in 1989 of the publication Book Arts Collections, a scholarly survey of fine printing and illustrated books in American institutions, and has written articles on various aspects of books and book collecting. He also co-organized two major colloquia for book collectors at The Grolier Club (one with the late Stephen Jay Gould as keynote speaker). Close

Peter Costanzo
Co-Director
212-427-4141, ext 248
Peter.Costanzo@DoyleNewYork.com
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Peter Costanzo joined Doyle New York 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 Sotheby’s Institute in New York, earning a Master’s 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. Close


COINS, STAMPS & COLLECTIBLES

Norman Scrivener
Consultant Appraiser
212-427-4141, ext 260
Coins@DoyleNewYork.com
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Born and educated in England, Norman Scrivener began his philatelic career in 1962 with the prestigious London stamp auctioneers, H. R. Harmer Ltd., and in 1964 transferred to their New York office. After eight years he joined the world-renowned firm of Stanley Gibbons International, where he established a New York branch and created their first public stamp auction in the United States. At this time he obtained his New York City auctioneers license. After a short period with Greg Manning Auctions, again helping to establish their philatelic auctions, Mr. Scrivener established his own business in 1976. Through the years, it has expanded to include rare coins, autographs and early sports cards, and memorabilia. Additionally, he has built strong relationships with an ever-increasing number of trust and estate professionals who confidently rely on his expertise in these areas. Close


FURNITURE & DECORATIONS

Rodney Lang
212-427-4141, ext 243
Rodney@DoyleNewYork.com
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Mr. Lang has been a strategic leader in the business growth and development of Doyle New York for over thirty years. He excels at recognizing auction trends and the importance of positioning property in the marketplace. Mr. Lang aims directly at delivering the highest quality of personalized service and information to dealers, collectors and consignors to drive the success of sales. Close

David A. Gallager
212-427-4141, ext 271
David.Gallager@DoyleNewYork.com
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David A. Gallager has twenty-five years of experience in the appraisal and cataloging of works of art and furniture. He has appraised collections and estates for private individuals, international auction companies, museums and fiduciaries throughout the United States.

Mr. Gallager joined Doyle New York in 1994 as Senior Estate Appraiser and Director of the American Furniture Department. He is responsible for appraising important estates, as well as researching and cataloging American furniture and related decorative arts for twice yearly sales. Additionally, he assists in cataloguing important English and Continental furniture for auction. Mr. Gallager spent several years as an independant appraiser and served as the President of the Appraisers Association of America from 2005 through 2006, after which he returned to Doyle New York as a Senior Vice President, Director of American Furniture and Decorative Arts, and Specialist in Charge of the newly introduced Doyle+Design auction category.

Prior to Doyle New York, Mr. Gallager was employed for fourteen years by Sotheby's as the director of a furniture department, a cataloguer of decorations, and for eight years as one of the two full-time general appraisers. As an appraiser for Sotheby's, Mr. Gallager performed a wide range of insurance and fair market value appraisals for institutions and private clients, and he advised clients as well as the gallery's specialty departments on the sale of fine and decorative arts. He was responsible for creating reports in defense of appraisals by other Sotheby's specialists, which were reviewed by the IRS Art Panel.

He is Certified Member of the Appraisers Association of America, the leading professional organization of personal property appraisers. From 1998, he has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Appraisers Association of America. Mr. Gallager is on the adjunct faculty of New York University/Appraisal Studies Program where he teaches courses on the connoisseurship of furniture and appraisal methodology.

Mr. Gallager holds a Master Degree in the History of Art from Boston University, is a graduate of the Attingham Summer School for the Study of the English Country House, and the Victorian Society Summer School in Britain. He is a member of the Furniture History Society.

Mr. Gallager is a participating appraiser on the Antiques Roadshow, a WGBH production televised nationwide on the PBS network. Close

Malcolm Mac Neil
212-427-4141, ext 218
Malcolm.MacNeil@DoyleNewYork.com
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Malcolm N. MacNeil is the specialist in charge of the 19th and 20th Century Decorative Arts Department at Doyle New York. In this role, he coordinates and catalogues Doyle's popular Belle Epoque auctions, which are held three times each year and feature the decorative arts of the Victorian, Art Nouveau and Art Deco eras. Mr. MacNeil also performs general estate appraisals for the firm.

Malcolm MacNeil received a Master's Degree from The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design and Culture in 1997. He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the Appraiser's Association of America, Decorative Arts Society, Victorian Society of America, Art Deco Society, New York Silver Society, and National American Glass Club(NAGC). In addition, Mr. MacNeil is an adjunct professor at New York University's School of Continuing and Professional Studies where he has taught in the Appraisal Studies Program since 1999. During the past two years, he had participated as an appraiser on The Antiques Roadshow, a WGBH production televised nationwide on the PBS network.

Mr. MacNeil has a specialized interest in American and European art glass and has lectured on the subject for Winterthur Museum, The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, The Bard Graduate Center, New York School of Interior Design, FIT, the Appraiser's Association of America and the National American Glass Club. He is a former board member of the National American Glass Club and he the founder and past president of the New York Metropolitan Glass Club, which was established in May 2000. His articles on glass have been published in The Magazine Antiques and The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles. Close

Anna Hicks
212-427-4141, ext 272
Anna.Hicks@DoyleNewYork.com
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Anna Hicks joined Doyle New York in the fall of 2007. Her responsibilities include providing estate appraisals, cataloguing Doyle New Yorks auctions of Important English and Continental Furniture and Decorations, Asian Works of Art, and Doyle at Home, as well as contributing to collecting property for upcoming sales.

Ms. Hicks regularly shares her expertise with collectors during Doyle New Yorks Walk-In appraisal days in Manhattan, as well as outside the New York area during the appraisal days scheduled at Doyle New Yorks regional offices and other locations.

Ms. Hicks received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art History from the University of Texas and a Master of Fine Arts in Furniture and Decorations from Sothebys Institute of Art, London. Close


Todd Sell
212-427-4141, ext 269
Todd.Sell@DoyleNewYork.com

Emily Shwajlyk
Appraisers' Assistant
Furniture & Decorative Arts
212-427-4141, ext 243
Emily.Shwajlyk@doylenewyork.com

Annie Johnson
Appraisers' Assistant
Furniture & Decorative Arts
212-427-4141, ext 244
Annie.Johnson@DoyleNewYork.com


JEWELRY

Ann Limer Lange
Director
212-427-4141, ext 221
Ann.Lange@DoyleNewYork.com
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Ann Lange joined Doyle New York in 2004 as a gemologist and jewelry appraiser. She is responsible for valuing a wide range of property including nineteenth century, period and contemporary jewelry as well as diamonds and colored stones. She frequently participates in estate appraisals and contributes to collecting property for upcoming jewelry sales.

Prior to joining Doyle, Ms. Lange was Vice President and Director of the Arcade Fine Jewelry Division at Sotheby's for fifteen years. She has also acted as a consultant in private sales and in the wholesale jewelry business.

Ms. Lange received a Bachelor of Arts in French from Boston University. After working in her family's jewelry business, she went on to pursue a graduate gemological certificate at the Gemological Institute of America. Close

Mallory Jones Basch
212-427-4141, ext 210
Mallory.Basch@DoyleNewYork.com

Kevin Zavian
212-427-4141, ext 210
Jewelry@DoyleNewYork.com
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Brittany Terhune
212-427-4141, ext 262
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Kevin Zavian is a third generation jeweler following in the footsteps of his father, Berj and grandfather, Carney. He has worked the bench at the family shop since 1979. Now a master jeweler, he is repairing and restoring ancient, Renaissance, antique, period and contemporary jewelry and watches. They are also involved with light manufacturing and will celebrate their seventy-fifth anniversary this year. Mr. Zavian duties as consultant appraiser at Doyle New York include cataloguing and authenticating watches, jewelry and cameras. Mr. Zavian received his B.S. degree in marketing and business from West Virginia University. He is a member of the Appraisal Association of America and the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors. He also participates as an appraiser on the Antiques Roadshow, a WGBH production televised nationwide on the PBS network. Close


19TH & 20TH CENTURY DECORATIVE ARTS, LALIQUE & MAJOLICA

Malcolm Mac Neil
212-427-4141, ext 218
Malcolm.MacNeil@DoyleNewYork.com
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Malcolm N. MacNeil is the specialist in charge of the 19th and 20th Century Decorative Arts Department at Doyle New York. In this role, he coordinates and catalogues Doyle's popular Belle Epoque auctions, which are held three times each year and feature the decorative arts of the Victorian, Art Nouveau and Art Deco eras. Mr. MacNeil also performs general estate appraisals for the firm.

Malcolm MacNeil received a Master's Degree from The Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design and Culture in 1997. He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the Appraiser's Association of America, Decorative Arts Society, Victorian Society of America, Art Deco Society, New York Silver Society, and National American Glass Club(NAGC). In addition, Mr. MacNeil is an adjunct professor at New York University's School of Continuing and Professional Studies where he has taught in the Appraisal Studies Program since 1999. During the past two years, he had participated as an appraiser on The Antiques Roadshow, a WGBH production televised nationwide on the PBS network.

Mr. MacNeil has a specialized interest in American and European art glass and has lectured on the subject for Winterthur Museum, The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, The Bard Graduate Center, New York School of Interior Design, FIT, the Appraiser's Association of America and the National American Glass Club. He is a former board member of the National American Glass Club and he the founder and past president of the New York Metropolitan Glass Club, which was established in May 2000. His articles on glass have been published in The Magazine Antiques and The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles. Close


20TH CENTURY DESIGN

David A. Gallager
212-427-4141, ext 271
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David A. Gallager has twenty-five years of experience in the appraisal and cataloging of works of art and furniture. He has appraised collections and estates for private individuals, international auction companies, museums and fiduciaries throughout the United States.

Mr. Gallager joined Doyle New York in 1994 as Senior Estate Appraiser and Director of the American Furniture Department. He is responsible for appraising important estates, as well as researching and cataloging American furniture and related decorative arts for twice yearly sales. Additionally, he assists in cataloguing important English and Continental furniture for auction. Mr. Gallager spent several years as an independant appraiser and served as the President of the Appraisers Association of America from 2005 through 2006, after which he returned to Doyle New York as a Senior Vice President, Director of American Furniture and Decorative Arts, and Specialist in Charge of the newly introduced Doyle+Design auction category.

Prior to Doyle New York, Mr. Gallager was employed for fourteen years by Sotheby's as the director of a furniture department, a cataloguer of decorations, and for eight years as one of the two full-time general appraisers. As an appraiser for Sotheby's, Mr. Gallager performed a wide range of insurance and fair market value appraisals for institutions and private clients, and he advised clients as well as the gallery's specialty departments on the sale of fine and decorative arts. He was responsible for creating reports in defense of appraisals by other Sotheby's specialists, which were reviewed by the IRS Art Panel.

He is Certified Member of the Appraisers Association of America, the leading professional organization of personal property appraisers. From 1998, he has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Appraisers Association of America. Mr. Gallager is on the adjunct faculty of New York University/Appraisal Studies Program where he teaches courses on the connoisseurship of furniture and appraisal methodology.

Mr. Gallager holds a Master Degree in the History of Art from Boston University, is a graduate of the Attingham Summer School for the Study of the English Country House, and the Victorian Society Summer School in Britain. He is a member of the Furniture History Society.

Mr. Gallager is a participating appraiser on the Antiques Roadshow, a WGBH production televised nationwide on the PBS network. Close


PAINTINGS & DRAWINGS

Elaine Banks Stainton
Executive Director
212-427-4141, ext 238
Elaine.Stainton@DoyleNewYork.com
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Elaine Stainton completed her undergraduate work in history and French literature at Indiana University, then studied classical archaeology at the University of Maryland, where she received a masters degree in this field in 1972. She worked in the department of Greek and Roman Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, before continuing her studies in archaeology at Princeton University. While at Princeton she studied both classical archaeology and Renaissance and Baroque art, eventually completing her doctoral work in Renaissance painting. She received her Ph.D. in Art and Archaeology in 1978, with a dissertation on the Venetian painter Jacopo Tintoretto.

In 1975, Dr. Stainton joined the faculty of the University of Delaware, where she taught for four years before moving to New York in 1979 to work at the auction house of Sotheby Parke Bernet. Since that time she has lived in New York and has worked for several art firms, including Sothebys, Richard Feigen Gallery, P. & D. Colnaghi, and Doyle New York, where she was Director of the Paintings and Drawings Department from 1984-1993.

In 1993, she formed her own company, Stainton Associates, specializing in fine arts research and appraisal. Since 1994, she has also taught art history and connoisseurship at New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies. In 1994, she was appointed senior editor at Harry N. Abrams, Inc., a publishing house known for its fine illustrated books, where she has edited a number of distinguished art books.

In April 2006, Dr. Stainton returned to Doyle New York as the Executive Director of the Paintings and Drawings Department. As such she is responsible for the appraisals and auctions of important paintings and drawings in the fields of European Old Masters, European 19th Century Art, and European and American Modern and Contemporary paintings, drawings and sculpture. Close

Harold E. Porcher
Director, Modern & Contemporary Art
212-427-4141, ext 235
Harold.Porcher@DoyleNewYork.com
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Harold Porcher was born in Charleston, South Carolina and studied fine art painting and biology at the College of Charleston. While in school, he developed a special interest in art sales and began his career as an art dealer. He moved to New York in 1989 and joined Sid Deutsch Gallery. He eventually became its director, thereby developing experience in the buying, selling and exhibiting of twentieth century American art. Mr. Porchers interest in American abstraction of the 1930s and 1940s led him to Snyder Fine Art, New York, where he served as gallery manager.

After leaving Snyder Fine Art, Harold Porcher consulted for several private dealers, estates and artists throughout New York City and Chicago. In 1997, he started his own business, Sage Fine Art, specializing in the private sales of American abstract art from 1913 through the present. In 2000, his long time friend, the artist and illustrator Esphyr Slobodkina, invited him to co-found the Slobodkina Foundation, based in Glen Head, New York, which houses and presents Slobodkinas life work to a varied audience. Porcher now serves as Vice President in charge of the Foundations art collection.

Mr. Porcher has written extensively on modernist art for various publications and has curated several fine art exhibitions in New York City. Furthermore, he paints and exhibits his own work. Having joined Doyle New York in April 2006, Mr. Porcher is the Specialist in Charge of Modern and Contemporary Art. Close

Anne Cohen DePietro
Director, American Paintings
212-427-4141, ext 281
Anne.DePietro@DoyleNewYork.com
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Anne Cohen DePietro comes to Doyle New York with an extensive background in the museum field. A native New Yorker, she studied art history and fine arts at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. The recipient of a Masters degree in art history and museology from the George Washington University, Ms. DePietro completed an extensive study of American costume and portraiture of the mid-eighteenth through mid-nineteenth centuries. A specialist in American art, with a strong interest in American Modernism, Ms. DePietro spent three years as research historian at the Catalog of American Portraits, National Portrait Gallery.

She served for many years as chief curator of the Heckscher Museum of Art in Huntington, Long Island, and director of its Newsday Center for Dove/Torr Studies, a program devoted to the life and work of Arthur Dove and Helen Torr. With important acquisitions of work by Worthington Whittredge, William Merritt Chase, Thomas Anshutz, J. Alden Weir, Thomas Dewing, Paul Manship, Florine Stettheimer, Georgia OKeeffe, Esphyr Slobodkina, Arthur Dove and Helen Torr, the permanent collection nearly quadrupled in her years at the Museum, with acquisitions valued at more than $9,000,000. She organized numerous landmark exhibitions at the Heckscher including The Paintings of Eduard Steichen, and Arthur Dove and Helen Torr: The Huntington Years. Important archival acquisitions during her tenure include the personal art library, paints, and painting materials of Arthur Dove; an important body of work on paper by Helen Torr, and the extensive autobiographical archives of Esphyr Slobodkina, a founding member of American Abstract Artists. She has written and spoken extensively about American Modernism.

As director of the Newsday Center for Dove/Torr Studies, she spearheaded research, documentation, and fundraising efforts for the Dove/Torr Cottage since its acquisition, raising more than $100,000 from private foundations and public agencies. She remains a member of its advisory panel and also serves on the board of the Slobodkina Foundation in Glen Head, New York.

Most recently, Ms. DePietro served as director at Spanierman Gallery, LLC at East Hampton, where she focused on the art and artists of Long Island. Close

Shani Toledano
Associate Director
212-427-4141, ext 236
Shani@DoyleNewYork.com
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Shani Toledano joined Doyle New York in 1996 and has been working as the Senior Cataloguer in the Painting Department since 2000. Her responsibilities include appraising and authenticating works of art, in addition to the research, cataloguing, marketing and sales of paintings, drawings and sculpture in over twenty auctions each year.

Ms. Toledano is the specialist in charge of the Sporting Art / Dogs in Art paintings auctions.

Ms. Toledano received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History at Syracuse University. She also pursued graduate studies in Gallery and Retail Art Administration at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Close

Matthew Boland
Cataloguer
212-427-4141, ext 237
Matthew.Boland@DoyleNewYork.com

Angelo Madrigale
Street Art Specialist
Registrar

212-427-4141, ext 249
Angelo.Madrigale@DoyleNewYork.com

Ariel Gold
212-427-4141, ext 266
Ariel.Gold@DoyleNewYork.com


PRINTS AND POSTERS

Cynthia Klein
Director
212-427-4141, ext 246
Prints@DoyleNewYork.com
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Ariel Gold
212-427-4141, ext 266
Ariel.Gold@DoyleNewYork.com

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Cynthia Klein joined Doyle New York as Director of the Prints Department in 2000 and is responsible for the cataloguing and sale of prints and drawings in over twenty-five auctions each year. Ms. Klein has been in the appraisal and auction business for thirteen years, having previously been with C.G. Sloan and Company Auctioneers of North Bethesda, Maryland since 1991, where she was the Director of Prints and a Specialist in the Paintings Department.

Ms. Klein received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History and her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with honors, and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She also pursued graduate studies in Art History at Rutgers University. Ms. Klein is a member of the Society for Japanese Arts and the American Historical Prints Collectors Society.

Ms. Klein has participated as a featured print expert on the Antiques Roadshow, a WGBH production televised nationwide on the PBS network. Ms. Klein is frequently invited to serve as an appraiser for museums and historical societies. Close


RUGS, CARPETS & TAPESTRIES

Mark M. Topalian
Consultant Appraiser
212-427-4141, ext 244
Rugs@DoyleNewYork.com
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Mark Topalian has been a consultant appraiser in Rugs and Carpets at Doyle New York since 1994. His duties include appraising and cataloguing all rugs and carpets for estate appraisal services and auction purposes.

Mr. Topalian utilizes almost two decades of extensive training in antique and semi-antique Persian, Caucasian, Chinese and European rugs and carpets in his family's antique Oriental rug business.

He received his Bachelor of Science at Boston University, where he graduated from the School of Management in 1982. After his studies at Boston University, Mr. Topalian completed the certificate program at the New York School of Interior Design.

Mr. Topalian is a featured appraiser on the Antiques Roadshow, a WGBH production televised nationwide by the PBS network. Close