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Old Masters Week in NYC

By January 27, 2013

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Raphael drawing, Getty Images

Old Masters works never go out of fashion. Raphael's drawing Head of a Muse offered at Christie's on December 4, 2009 in London. Photo Peter Macdiarmid / Getty Images

Old Masters Week starts tomorrow in NYC.

The major auction houses have Old Masters sales scheduled over the next few days, so if you are in the market for a painting, drawing, print, or even a sculpture or a decorative object from the 14th to 19th centuries, now will be your chance.

 

Forbes has a great article pointing out what a bargain Old Masters sell for when you compare the prices to contemporary high-selling artists like Warhol or Richter.

Sotheby's will offer a set of Old Masters drawings of over 100 works estimated at $2.5 million. That is clearly a good investment.

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