Sure to Inspire Some Wishful Thinking

Posted in Art Market by Editor on January 11, 2010

Master Drawings New York
New York, 23-30 January 2010 (Opening Reception, 22 January, 4-9PM)

Master Drawings New York will return to New York City’s Upper East Side for the fourth consecutive year from Saturday 23 January to Saturday 30 January 2010, with an open reception on Friday 22. Twenty-two exhibitors from the United States, the United Kingdom and Spain will be exhibiting with an outstanding selection of works from the 16th to the 20th centuries with prices ranging from $2,000 to over $1 million. The selection of works on paper include oil sketches, watercolours, drawings in charcoal, pencil and pen and ink. All of the galleries included in this Master Drawings week are within walking distance from one another on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

Master Drawings New Yorkis based on the highly successful Master Drawings London, which was launched in 2001, this week-long event in New York will provide collectors with an opportunity to buy works from twenty-two different exhibitors. New this year are: Didier Aaron, Jill Newhouse, Addison Fine Arts,
Monroe Warshaw, Richard A. Berman and Jose de la Mano Galeria de Arte and
Thomas Williams Fine Art.

Antoine Coypel, “Standing Figure of Minerva, a Shield in Her Right Hand to Protect a Young Boy” Offered by Trinity Fine Art

For the first time this year Didier Aaron Gallery will be participating with a selection of about fifty French 18th-century drawings. The View of an Italian Park by Jean Honoré Fragonard is drawn with a brown wash on paper and dates from 1775. Monroe Warshaw will be showing a Joachim Beuckelaer drawing of The Adoration of the Shepherds circa 1560. The pen and ink drawing is for the St. Ursulakirche painting in Cologne. Jill Newhouse is exhibiting drawings formerly from the collection of Curtis O. Baer including a Max Beckmann Birdplay 1949, a pen and india ink over charcoal. London-based exhibitors Stephen Ongpin will show an untitled work by Jean Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) and Crispian Riley-Smith will be showing an important group of Dutch drawings and watercolours including Woodcutters by Vincent Vinne (1736-1811). Gerald Stiebel will be showing a watercolour, Marriage Ceremony at a Military Encampment by Charles Parrocel (1688-1752) and Margot Gordon will exhibit Pietro Testa’s Three Putti in the Clouds a red chalk study for the painting Adoration of The Magi, in the National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh.

Master Drawings New York, now in it’s fourth consecutive year, provides the collector that rare opportunity to spend one week visiting twenty-two different galleries who specialize in drawings and are all located on the Upper
East Side of New York City. Master Drawings London that involves a similar
number of outstanding galleries will take place from July 3-9, 2010.

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