7 New Auction Records for Women Artists of the Premodern Era

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The Female Triumphant, a cornerstone event highlighting women artists of the premodern era has led Masters Week in New York. Selections of paintings by women artists offered across the Master Paintings Evening, Day, and 19th Century European Art sales have confirmed a renewed interest in female painters who have been overshadowed by their male counterparts. Elisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun’s portrait of Muhammad Dervish Khan set the record for any female old master at auction alongside 6 other female artist records. Click ahead for a closer look.

7 New Auction Records for Women Artists of the Premodern Era

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