After 20 years of research, scholarship, working closely with Ms. Lucy Ishkanian, executrix of the Pushman estate, we have decided that rather than publish a multi-volume catalogue, we would address the authenticity by creating a virtual Catalogue Raisonné for Pushman's body of work. Although Hovsep Pushman was not a prolific painter, this extensive project will be an on-going.
The virtual catalogue's site will enable auction houses, collectors and owners of works by the Hovsep Pushman to either send their works by the artist to Dallas, Texas for review (preferable) or submit professional high resolution images (front, back and signature) of their painting(s) for an expert opinion. If a painting is accepted, it will to be included in Catalogue Raisonné for the complete works of Hovsep Pushman (1877-1966). A unique catalogue id number and an acceptance letter will be issued. Works that do not meet our criteria will be stored for future reference but not included in the Pushman Catalogue Raisonné.
The Catalogue Raisonné is searchable by title or description, size, subject and date. The fee to summit an individual painting for an opinion and to be included is $350.00. Shipping artwork to Dallas and the return will be the responsibility of the owner.
Catalogue Raisonné Hovsep Pushman Committee