European Art & Old Masters

Over the years, Freeman’s Department of European Art and Old Masters has proven its capacity to understand the international auction market and successfully target the large array of Renaissance to mid-20th centuries drawings, prints, paintings and sculptures consigned through our company. Our specialists have obtained major successes with 19th Century French Impressionist paintings and Parisian scenes in particular

Collecting Categories:

  • Old Master Drawings & Prints

  • Impressionism

  • Pre-Raphaelites

  • British Modernism

  • Sporting Art

  • Academism

  • Marine Art

  • Old Master Paintings

Artists & Designers of Interest: 

  • Eugène Boudin

  • Henri Fantin-Latour

  • Sir Alfred Munnings

  • Armand Guillaumin

  • Paul Signac

  • Montague Dawson

  • Édouard Cortès

  • Jean Dufy

  • Albrecht Durer

  • Rembrandt van Rijn  

Our strategy for pricing and marketing, paired with our highly academic and thoroughly researched essays, have yielded our consignors consistently strong results. Our February 18, 2020 auction of European Art & Old Masters featured works by important French Impressionists. The sale elicited significant attention and activity from international bidders and went on to achieve nearly $2.4 million in just 47 lots, with a 98% sell-through rate.

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Upcoming Auctions

European Art and Old Masters

February 23, 12PM EST

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The French Sale

July 14, 12PM EST

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Single-Owner Collection Successes


The Collection of Dorrance "Dodo" H. Hamilton

Sell Through: 99%

Final Sale Total: $6,087,375

Pre-Sale Estimate: $3,639,750 - $5,421,250


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