A n artwork's provenance is often intrinsic to its value, and the added layer of ownership instills a work with rich, unique histories that have the potential to bolster its position in future markets. Who was it made for? Whose walls did it hanging on? How many hands has it passed through? Who loved it? Often these stories of ownership can be just as interesting as the art itself. Sotheby's Gallery Network allows buyers a rare opportunity to begin an artwork's history by purchasing select works directly from the artist's studio, estate or gallery partner.
Here, we exhibit a few of the many fresh-to-market artworks available for immediate purchase through Sotheby's Gallery Network. To view more, be sure to browse the Gallery Network Directory, and view new artworks added weekly.
Lead image: Fernando Botero in his art studio in Paris circa 1982 in Paris, France. Photo by PL Gould/IMAGES/Getty Images.