Old Masters Works Struggling in Current Market Landscape

August 31st, 2016

Lot and His Daughters,” by Peter Paul Rubens, via NYTAn article in the New York Times this week questions the continued struggles of the Old Masters market, and the collector tastes that have led to a decline in buyer interest.  “We have no intention of selling old masters pictures or 18th-, 19th-century pictures, because these markets are now so small and dwindling,” says Phillips head Edward Dolman. “The new client base at the auction houses — and the collecting tastes of those clients — have moved away from this veneration of the past.”Read more at NYT