Driscoll Babcock is New York’s oldest art gallery, now in its 165th year of providing consultation, sourcing, and agency representation for the finest in American art, as well as outstanding European masterpieces, for both beginning and advanced public and private collections.

The Gallery’s strong focus on American and European masters includes major museum placements of works by Asher B. Durand, Thomas Cole, John F. Kensett, Winslow Homer, Mary Cassatt, Thomas Eakins, Marsden Hartley, Charles Sheeler, Edwin Dickinson, Milton Avery, and Stuart Davis. Among European and Modern masters we have placed important works in public and private collections by Degas, Cézanne, Matisse, Picasso, Mark Tobey, Henry Moore, Lynn Chadwick, Ben Nicholson, Willem de Kooning, Franz Kline, Philip Guston, and Jules Olitski, among many others.

Driscoll Babcock is headed by Dr. John Driscoll, an internationally known scholar with academic credentials in American, British, and French art. The Gallery’s staff is noted for its advanced academic training, museum experience, and sound market knowledge.

Major private, corporate, and museum collections throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia rely upon Driscoll Babcock’s exceptional expertise and skill in locating and acquiring iconic works of art. The Gallery remains committed to building entire collections in the tradition of integrating great and recognized masterworks of the past with today’s most noteworthy and durable achievements.


John Frederick Kensett Catalogue Raisonné

Please note that the deadline for gratis authentication submissions for the John Frederick Kensett Catalogue Raisonné has passed. The committee is taking a hiatus from reviewing new submissions, and will be announcing a new fee-based review program in the future.


For any inquiries in the meanwhile: kensett@driscollbabcock.com.