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FOX POINTE MANOR ART & HOME TOUR
 Join the Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation for a docent-led tour, unique shopping experience & lunch on the grounds!

Along with its magnificent and sweeping grounds, Fox Pointe Manor houses one of the most significant private art collections in the world, including more than 80,000 objects from 17 different collections. The Knohl Collection also includes the world’s largest privately-owned collection of English language first-edition books printed before the year 1700 with over 4,000 titles. The paintings that hang on the walls number over 260 and represent a wide variety of art schools and time periods, with a strong focus on European masters from the 17th through the 19th century.

 

Take a grand tour of one of the most exclusive homes in Peralta Hills of Anaheim!

  • Enjoy a tour of the estate and learn about prized pieces from the Knohl Collection
  • Attend lectures with Dr. Howard Knohl, Collection Founder, on “The Art of Collecting” & “Romanticism through Revolution”
  • Opportunity drawing—don’t miss your chance to win a piece from the Knohl Collection!

 

Tour ticket $50  / VIP ticket $75 (includes buffet lunch)

Student ticket $25 (please email jfuentes@apacf.org for student discount code)

 

Each time slot has a limited number of tickets available…buy your tickets today and reserve your spot!

Tours scheduled to start every 15 minutes and last about an hour

 Lectures scheduled for 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm

Valet parking available – Refreshments available for purchase

Please wear comfortable walking shoes – Fox Pointe Manor is not wheelchair accessible

 

Please contact event coordinator Shelley Sherman at (714) 401-5325 for more information and don’t forget to RSVP by Friday, April 13th!

 


Collection Spotlight

The Knohl Collection has the great honor of being the listed as the Journal of Antiques “Great Collections” for the month of October!!!  This article showcases the Knohl’s very extensive collection of antique smoking paraphernalia from the 19th and early 20th Centuries.  It is an insightful look into the collection and the collector himself, Dr. Howard Knohl.

 

 


Sotheby’s Book Sale 2016

Assembled by Dr. Howard Knohl, this eclectic library is built around seventeenth-century English imprints covering a variety of subjects. Our selection from this singular achievement included rare Sporting and Angling (Lot 294, George Turberville’s The Booke of Falconrie or Hawking, 1611), Americana (Lot 56, Nathaniel Byfield’s An Account of the late Revolution in New England, 1689), Voyages (Samuel Purchas’s Purchas His Pilgrimes, 1624-26), Science and Medicine, and more.

Literature is a particular focus of Dr. Knohl, and Sotheby’s offered a Shakespeare Fourth Folio (lot 267; $70,000 – 100,000), a good selection of John Donne, and a first edition of Milton’s Paradise Lost (lot 212; $8,000 – 12,000).

Many truly curious works were offered, including books concerning Witchcraft, Astronomy, Gardening and even Pest Control (lot 291, Leonard Mascall’s A Booke of Engines and Traps to Take Polcats, Buzardes, Rattes, Mice and All Other Kindes of Vermine and Beasts, 1590).

We will be presenting another selection of rare works from the Fox Pointe Manor Library in 2018. Don’t miss an opportunity to own a piece of this world renowned collection!!!!

For a full list of titles that were offered at this auction:

http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/2016/selections-from-the-fox-pointe-library-n09753.html

 


About The Curator

Carol Seelig Eastman is the Executive Director and Chief Curator of The Knohl Collection. In this role, she passionately explores the artist’s personal, social, and political world and places their art in a meaningful historical context. Her thematic exhibitions provide visual and educational stimulation that attract and engage a diverse museum audience.