Dealer Lawrence Steigrad.

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He founded Lawrence Steigrad Fine Arts together with his wife Peggy Stone in 1989 and runs a gallery in New York.

1 What is your area of focus?

Seventeenth through to 19th century paintings with an emphasis on portraiture.

2 Have you noticed any collecting trends in the last 6-12 months?

Museums are still active. We have sold three paintings in 2020 to museums with one more picture still out on approval.

3 What is one great discovery you’ve made?

Cornelia Toe Boecop’s portrait of Ott van Bronckhorst of 1606 which we sold in 2020 to the Rijksmuseum.


Portrait of Ott van Bronckhorst by Cornelia Toe Boecop, sold to the Rijksmuseum in 2020.

4 Who do you admire from the art and antiques world?

Bob P Haboldt. His honesty, integrity and generosity have been a guiding light.

5 What lesson you would like to pass on to others?

Do not count on a sale until you have the money in your account.

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