About Us

Catherine Burns Fine Art

Catherine Burns has been a dealer in fine prints and drawings for over 30 years. She launched her business after serving as the Curator of Collections and Adjunct Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst Museum, and later as Curator of the Washington University Museum of Art, St. Louis. Her inventory of museum-quality prints reflects her strong interest in American and French art, German Expressionism and British Modernism.

Catherine Burns was a founding member of the International Fine Print Dealers Association, and regularly exhibits at the New York Print Fair and other national and international art fairs. She has an active group of clients worldwide, including private collectors, museums and other dealers.

In past years, her firm published illustrated catalogues and now maintains a website of current inventory. The website illustrates only a portion of the extensive inventory. Please make your collecting interests known and the staff can respond with a more complete list. Catherine Burns is also interested in the purchase or consignment of prints and drawings. Feel free to call us at (510) 654-7910.

New York Times

“You may seek and find all sort of gems by lesser-known talents, including a couple of sexy pictures by the wonderful early 20th-century woodcut artist Félix Vallotton at Catherine E. Burns’s booth”

Wall Street Journal

“From Catherine Burns of Oakland, California, comes ‘Peasant Mother and Child’, created in 1894 by one of America’s foremost Impressionists, Mary Cassatt. “Her color prints are considered among the most important created at the turn of the 20th century,” says Burns, adding that Cassatt applied ink to the printing plates for this work with her own hands, making each impression uniquely distinctive.”