T he Fisch Davidson Collection is one of the most important collections of Baroque art ever to appear on the market. Ten extraordinary works from the collection will be offered in a dedicated single owner sale at Sotheby’s, New York, in January 2023, during Masters Week. Including several masterpieces, the Fisch Davidson collection constitutes a spectacular ensemble that traces the development of the Baroque. Acquired over the course of almost thirty years, the collection’s profound quality reflects the rare combination of passion, taste, and acumen.
The auction will feature ten paintings that embody the power and modernity of the Baroque. Produced in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, they include masterworks by Sir Peter Paul Rubens, Orazio Gentileschi, Giovanni Francesco Barbieri, called Guercino, Valentin de Boulogne, and Bernardo Cavallino, among others. The paintings mark some of the greatest artistic achievements of their creators’ careers and together the collection demonstrates the enduring influence and potency of Baroque art.