What the Art Market has to say about Mary CASSATT (1844-1926)

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Top-selling drawings in Paris [05 Apr 2019]

In Artprice’s fortnightly series of auction rankings designed to help you identify the Art Market’s primary trends – this week’s Friday Top! article picks out the top 10 results during the intense week of drawing shows, fairs and auctions as part of Paris Drawing Week. Every year – for the past 13 years – Drawing […]

The Top 20 female artists in the global Art Market during 2018 [22 Jan 2019]

Although women account for half of the world’s population (and therefore half of the world’s intelligence, sensitivity and inspiration…), they are still substantially under-represented on the global Art Market. Looking back, women did not become a regular part of art history’s narrative until the end of the 19th century. However, today’s secondary art market is […]

Paris / London – forthcoming Impressionist & Modern Art sales [15 Jun 2010]

Before the art world settles down to a quiet summer, we can look forward to some profitable auction results in London at the sale of the Polaroid collection (to pay its debts) on 21 and 22 June, the Impressionist & Modern Art sales of 23 and 24 June and the Contemporary Art sales of 28 and 29 June.

The Durand-Ruel Impressionists [17 Aug 2009]

As the art market slumbers during the summer months, preparations are underway for the major autumn sales, the dates of which have already been announced. The first big events are located in New York during September with sales of Indian, Chinese, Japanese and Korean art on the 16th at Christie’s and the 17th at Sotheby’s, and then Contemporary Art sales on the 23rd at Christie’s and the 24th at Sotheby’s.

Sargent takes the lead in American Art [28 Nov 2004]

On 1 December 2004, “Group with Parasols” by John Singer Sargent looks set to become the most expensive piece of American Impressionism on the art market. The painting, estimated at USD 9-12 million, will be put up for auction by Sotheby’s as part of 274 lots in its sale of American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture.

American Impressionism in decline in 2003 [18 Dec 2003]

An offshoot of French Impressionism, American Impressionism emerged in the 1880s with the works of Charles Curran and Ben Foster. The movement numbers some 60 artists. Its most celebrated exponents include Childe HASSAM of Boston, who was inspired by urban subjects, and the portraitists Mary CASSATT and John Singer SARGENT.

US impressionists down as home economy sags [24 Aug 2003]

Hammer prices for US impressionists have slumped in the last six months, as the local American demand that usually supports the market has dried up. In the last three years the school’s price index has fallen by 33%.

Impressionism? Anglo-Saxon hammer prices on the wane. [01 Jul 2002]

Recent sales at the London auctions of 24 and 25 June confirm the resurgence of French impressionism which had been rather overshadowed in 2001. The healthy demand for the school was underscored when Claude MONET‘s Nymphs fetched GBP12,250,000 at Sotheby’s. At the same time, the popularity of British and US impressionists, who made such a splash in 2000, seemed to have waned.

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