Master Drawings New York 2021



 Master Drawings New York 2021 – Online Format



Luigi Sabatelli – (Florence 1772 -1850 Milan)
Portrait of Alessandro Ricasoli, aged four
Florence (Firenze province, Tuscany, Italy) Milan (Milano province, Lombardy, Italy) 1808
Pen and brown ink – 11 2/3 × 8 1⁄4in. – •300×209mm – Luigi Sabatelli Fece 1808



Masters Drawings New York (MDNY) is the pre-eminent event for the celebration and exhibition of Old Master through contemporary drawings in the United States. 2021 marks its 15th year, and will bring together 18 dealers from the US and Europe to showcase the highest quality works on paper alongside a selection of painting and sculpture.

John Rubens Smith (1775-1849)
Inner View of the Pier and Bathing Rooms taken from the Shipwrights, Margate 1803
Watercolour over pencil – 10 3/8 ×23 7/8 in. – •265×608mm



This year, due to unprecedented changes to the art world as a result of Covid-19, MDNY will be primarily a digital experience, with exhibitors hosting dedicated online exhibitions alongside 7 days of virtual programming on the revamped website.



Arthur Rackham – (London 1867 -1939 Limpsfield)
The Tempest London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) Limpsfield (Surrey, England, United Kingdom) 1926
Pen and ink with watercolor11 1⁄2 × 9 1⁄2 in. – • 292 × 241 mm
Signed lower left in black ink “Arthur Rackham” and inscribed on the verso in brown ink “No. 8 Sea nymphs hourly ring his knell”. – $22,000



Scheduled for the last week of January, the event coincides with the major Old Master auctions and scholarly events focused on drawings. It is a week dedicated to historic art, with collectors, scholars, museum curators and dealers tuning in to programming from a wide range of institutional partners.



Joseph Csáky (1888-1971)
Imbrication de cônes
Szeged, Austria-Hungary Paris, France 1920 – Gouache and India
Ink on brown paper – 12 1/8 ×9 2/3 in. – •307×249mm Signed Csáky lower right.
21 5/8 x 18 1/8 in. – • 54.9 x 45.9 cm ©ROSENBERG & CO



WHEN: Saturday, January 23 –Saturday, January 30 Online Opening Preview: Friday, January 22, 12pm.


WHERE: Online and at select Galleries on the Upper East Side NYC


Select New York Galleries are open by appointment. From Friday, January 22 through Saturday, January 30 – Please visit the Exhibitor Pages to book viewings



Nahum B. Zenil (1947 -)
Ex Voto (Self Portrait with the Virgin Guadalupe) Veracruz, Mexico1987
Mixed media on heavy paper with collage
20 1⁄2 × 14 1⁄2 in. – • 521 × 368 mm – Signed lower righ



Hours for visiting select Galleries in New York

Preview day: Friday 22 January, 4 -8pm

●Daily: 11am -6pm; Sunday 24 January 2pm -6pm

●Visit each Exhibitor webpagefor details


Master Drawings New York 2021 – Online. Exibitors and More Here:



Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944)
Getaucht – (Immersed) 1931
Watercolor and Indian ink on paper – 1 14 1⁄2×18 7/8 in.- •368×481mm



Master Drawings New York (MDNY) was established in 2006 as the New York counterpart to Master Drawings London (now part of London Art Week) and began as an art event dedicated to Old Master drawings on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Scheduled for the last week of January, the event coincides with the major Old Master auctions and the Winter Antiques Fair. Collectors, scholars, and dealers travel to New York from around the world to view the artwork and participate in events around the city.

Since its inception, MDNY has become one of the top specialist art events in the U.S. and has grown to include paintings and sculptures, spanning all periods. In 2021, eighteen dealers from the US and Europe will exhibit online at in galleries along Madison Avenue, from East 63rd Street up to East 86th Street.



Veronese, Paolo and workshop collaboration (Verona 1528-1588 Venice)
Study for the Bottom Half of the Altar of St. George in Braida 1550-1560
Pen, brown ink, and wash, heightened with white on blue paper
111/8 ×137/8 in. – •281×355mm ©DéCOUVERT FINE ART, LLC




Master Drawings New York 2021

Saturday January 23 -Saturday January 30, 2021


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