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 Raisonne

The deadline for gratis authentication submissions for the John Frederick Kensett Catalogue Raisonné is January 11, 2019. All completed submissions, with owner signed form and required photography, received by January 11, 2019 will be evaluated gratis. Owners will then be invited to send their paintings for committee review on or about February 15, 2019. Replies will be given on or before March 15, 2019.

Submissions received on January 12, 2019 and thereafter will be considered on a fee basis only.


For a submission form and any inquiries: Kensett@driscollbabcock.com


Completed submissions may be addressed to:

The John Frederick Kensett Catalogue Raisonné

Driscoll Babcock Galleries

529 West 20th Street, 8E

New York, NY 10011