Resource Type: 
Art Sales & Provenance
Artist Signatures & Biography

AskART is an online database containing over 200,000 artists. It includes biographical information about American artists; bibliographies; Auction results for American artists from 1987, International Auction records begin in 2007. The database included extensive biographical information about American artists as well as book and periodical references, along with international artists' auction results and images. More than 6,000 museums and dealers are also referenced.The database includes original paintings and sculptures only; it does not record sales of two-dimensional reproductions such as photographs, lithographs, silkscreen, etching and other print mediums. AskART does allow artists, dealers, and individuals to list photographs for sale and will consider adding these as the database continues to grow.