- 24 works from acclaimed American artist available on online fine art trading platform
DALLAS, March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ArtBanc announces the exclusive consignment of a collection of 24 important works from iconic American artist Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009) through the company's proprietary online Trading Platform and for private sale. Highlights of the Wyeth collection for purchase include Lamplight (1975), which recently returned from exhibition at the National Gallery in Washington, D.C.; Breakup (1994); Guarded (2001); Grape Wine (1966); plus 14 pieces from Wyeth's renowned Helga series, including Seated by a Tree (1973).
"Wyeth's paintings stir the passions of fine American art collectors," said Scott A. Barnes, ArtBanc CEO. "ArtBanc's innovative tool for collectors is the ideal method for consigning sought-after pieces from artists such as Wyeth, a prolific artist in the American genre. Our trading platform and experts provide collectors with full transparency in the valuation and bidding process, and bring these coveted works quickly to market."
The ArtBanc Trading Platform is a unique marketplace in which works of art and other collectibles may be purchased in an efficient bid-and-offer format with no buyer premium. Sellers in this marketplace experience – compared to traditional art auction houses – quick-to-market transactions at a modest transaction rate of 5 to 8 percent per piece. All artwork sold through ArtBanc's platform is processed through review and assessment by ArtBanc's subject-matter experts for authoritative valuation.
All parties interested in purchasing these artworks, and other items up for sale, may register for the ArtBanc Trading Platform at ArtBanc.com to view documentation and high-resolution images for each piece. Scheduling an in-person viewing of each piece is also managed through the online platform.
Barnes said, "Now is the time for the art market to progress, and our aim is to bring trustworthy counsel and services to today's collector. The ArtBanc approach instills confidence by creating a transparent, informed decision-making process."
To view the collection, place a bid or learn more, visit ArtBanc.com.
ArtBanc provides art sales alternatives, valuations and collections management services, supported by a team of world-class experts who specialize in fine paintings, sculpture, photography, jewelry and other collectibles. ArtBanc serves as a trusted resource to collectors, and provides innovative solutions to support art advisors, insurers, private banks and fiduciaries.