New York — Swann Galleries will offer a live online sale of Old Master Through Modern Prints on Thursday, May 21. With the largest selection of old master prints to be found at auction in America as well as important modern works, this sale offers an impressive array of fine material, including a special section dedicated to fine old master prints and drawings from the collection of the late
New York — With an offering from the past five centuries, Swann Galleries’s Tuesday, October 29 sale of Old Master Through Modern Art brought collectors exceptional works from key artists and included Rembrandt etchings from the
New York — The emergence of etching on paper in Europe in the late 15th and early 16th centuries—when the technique moved out of the workshops of armor decorators and into those of printmakers and painters—was a pivotal moment that completely changed the course of printmaking. Opening October 23, The
BOSTON—Today, the Boston Public Library announced that two missing pieces of artwork from the library’s 200,000 item Print Collection have been found. The missing Dürer and Rembrandt prints had been misfiled and were located by Conservation Officer Lauren Schott during an 8-week search of the BPL’s print stacks.
“We’re thrilled to have found these treasures right here at home,”
New York, NY, May 4, 2015—Drawing is often seen as the most immediate of the fine arts, capturing a subject's essence in quick, suggestive strokes of chalk, pencil, or ink. This can be particularly evident in portrait drawing where the dynamism of the medium allows for the recording of a likeness in the here and now, while simultaneously offering clues into the relationship