Connecticut Agreement to Sell Works of Art


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                             This is an agreement for a buyer to obtain the exclusive rights to sell, arrange, and exhibit
                             an artist's works of art for a period of time, subject to certain conditions. The agreement
                             contains standard provisions as well as opportunities for customization to fit the specific
                             needs of the parties. This agreement is useful to an individual or business located in
                             Connecticut that is seeking to sell, arrange, or exhibit works of art or to an artist seeking to
                             have his or her works of art sold.

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                             AGREEMENT TO SELL WORKS OF ART

The   following   constitutes    the   entire   agreement     with    respect   to   the   sale   by
________________________________ [Instruction: Insert the Buyer’s name] ("Buyer") of sculptures,
drawings and graphics created by ________________________________ [Instruction: Insert the
Artist's name] ("Artist"):

1. For a period of ___________ (___) [◊ four (4)] years commencing on the date of this
   agreement, Buyer shall have the exclusive right, in any part of the world, to offer for sale
   and to authorize others to offer for sale, all items of art works created and owned by Artist.
   Artist shall initially deliver each such item of his work to Buyer at such location as may be
   designated by Buyer.

2. During the period of ___________ (___) [◊ ten (10)] years, Buyer shall have the exclusive right
   to arrange, and to authorize others to arrange, for the publication and/or sale, in any part
   of the world, of books and catalogues containing illustrated reproductions of the art work
   of Artist.

3. During the period of ___________ (___) [◊ two (2)] years, Buyer shall arrange for exhibitions
   of Artist's works in the Cities of __________________, __________________ and such other places as
   the parties shall jointly determine. Buyer shall be responsible for all of the expenses of
   such exhibitions, including advertising and catalogue costs and insurance, the Buyer
   covenants that the art work will be insured against all risks and casualties for its full value.
   Any and all insurance proceeds on account of any such risk or casualty will be paid to the
   Artist. The Buyer shall provide the Artist with all relevant information about his insurance
   coverage for the art work if the Artist requests this information and shall bear the entire
   cost of storing all items of Artist's work delivered to Buyer pursuant to this agreement.
   [Instruction: Delete or modify this clause if artist does not wish to have exhibitions in
   certain cities for a period of time]

4. The parties acknowledge that Artist has furnished to Buyer photographs of each item of Artist's
   works owned by Artist on the date of this agreement. The price at which Buyer shall offer each
   such item for sale shall not be less than the price set forth on the back of such photograph. The
    parties shall jointly determine the minimum sales price to be charged as to those art works to be
    created by Artist during the term of this agreement. Minimum prices may be changed from time
    to time in such manner as shall jointly be determined by the parties. [Instruction: Please
    provide price of each item at the back of such item]

5. Upon the sale of any of the art works covered by this agreement, Buyer shall be reimbursed,
    from the actual net proceeds of sale, for any initial shipping cost advanced with respect to such
    item. In addition and as compensation for Buyer's services in effecting the sale of a particular
    work, Buyer shall be entitled to retain ____ (__ %) percent [◊ twenty (20%)] of the balance of
    the net proceeds of the particular sale, as and for Buyer's commission for having effected such
    sale, with the remaining ______ (___ %) percent [◊ eighty (80%)] percent of such balance, less
    any amounts otherwise due to Buyer under this agreement, to be paid to Artist on a quarterly

6. This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of
    Connecticut and shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the respective executors,
    administrators, successors and assigns of the parties.

Dated: _____ [Month] _____ [Date], 20_____


    [Buyer's Signature]

    [Buyer's Printed Name]

    [Artist's Signature]

    [Artist's Printed Name]

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