AMR / ARTVEST AUCTION INDEX: OLD MASTERS & 19TH-CENTURY PAINTING – 14MMA (10/10/11)
The market for paintings by Old Masters has historically been one of the least volatile sectors of the global art market. While Old Master Paintings underwent a severe price correction during 2009, the peak-to-trough drawdown was less severe than it was for most other art market sectors. In 2010 and 2011, there has been a sharp spike in the value of Old Master Paintings. Artworks of this type are now generally trading at levels comparable to their pre-crash highs.
Old Masters & 19th Century Painting