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Auction and Sales Research

This guide contains information on resources for researching auction records and results.

Reference Sources

Benezit Dictionary of Artists (via Oxford Art Online)

Benezit is a biographical dictionary of artists that includes lists of important auctions of each artist, with works, dates, locaations, and hammer prices.

Getty Provenance Index

The Getty Provenance Index is a searchable database gathering provenance information from auction catalogues, archives, and museum files.

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