Robert Simon Fine Art


Location: 22 East 80th Street, Fourth Floor (Between Madison Avenue and Fifth Avenue), New York, NY 10075
Call: 212.288.9712
Hours: Monday through Friday 10am to 5pm.

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Robert Simon Fine Art specializes in European and American paintings, with a focus on works of the Old Master period. In addition to offering select paintings, drawings, and works of art for sale, RSFA provides appraisal, consultative, and research services to private collectors and institutions. The gallery is located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, one block from the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Primary Areas of Expertise

Specializing in Old Master Paintings and Sculpture from Europe and the Americas, with an emphasis on works from the Italian Renaissance and Baroque periods.

  • Paintings: Old Master Paintings, 19th Century, Spanish Colonial
  • Sculpture (excl. Asian, Ancient & Medieval): Old Master, 19th Century, Spanish Colonial
  • Drawings: Old Master Drawings
From the Dealer

Robert Simon Fine Art has handled important works in a variety of fields: Old Master Paintings and Sculpture including “gold-ground” panels, Mannerist paintings, Spanish Colonial Paintings and Sculpture, Neo-classical works, Spanish and Italian Baroque paintings, as well as pictures by nineteenth-century academic artists, and American Impressionists, among other categories. Our approach combines the scholarly and aesthetic: it is our aim to provide thoroughly researched and documented works of art of distinction and beauty. Special attention is paid to issues of conservation and presentation; in all situations we seek to offer our clients works of exceptional quality and value, both in terms of the marketplace and the history of art.

Robert B. Simon received his doctorate in art history from Columbia University and has lectured extensively and authored numerous publications in the fields of Old Master paintings, connoisseurship, valuation, and collecting. He has been a research fellow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, as well as a consultant to museums, art dealers, institutions, and private collectors. He is an Accredited Senior Appraiser of the American Society of Appraisers and a Certified member of the Appraisers Association of America, of which he has served as President.

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