Art history and art’s Catherine Scallen writes on $58 million art sale

Catherine Scallen, the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Humanities and associate professor of art history, wrote about the sale of “Lot and His Daughters” by Peter Paul Rubens, a famous Flemish Baroque painter, which went for $58 million.

Her article was published on Meural, a platform for artists and art experts to write about various topics. The Price Tag series, which Scallen wrote for, focuses on recent large art-market transactions, interviewing expert art historians to help explain the sales.

Read the article, titled “$58 million: ‘A Bit of a Bargain’” at Meural.