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Andrea del Sarto
(1487-1531)
Head of Saint Joseph
$11,740,072
Christie’s London
July 5, 2005
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The Market for Old Masters
by Paul Jeromack


Despite the multimillion-dollar auction prices that the most exciting Old Master paintings and drawings continue to achieve at public auction, the Old Master market itself is in a curious state of flux. Though clearly a favorite among curators and scholars, Old Masters (at least in America) have long been surpassed in popularity by Impressionism and modern art – and the market lags far behind contemporary art, with its speculative heat.

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