Unfortunately, I have found age can have an impact on some (not all, but some) buyers.
I come at the question from a marketing and sales standpoint, and from my perspective on the front lines of helping artists sell their work, I have only seen the dating of work as a negative.
If the work of art includes the creation date we risk prejudicing the potential buyer against the work unnecessarily.
The potential buyer may find the artwork to be desirable in every way artistically and aesthetically, and I would argue that the age of the artwork shouldn’t make any difference to this buyer.
Meaning that for every perfectly chiseled, man-bunned photographer, there is a model who gives Emily Radwanski a run for her belfie.. Four days, 300 slideshows, and 60 matches later (since the women are pre-screened, I imagine the guys just swipe right without looking), I feel like I have been given a crash course in self-marketing from the worlds finest Instagram celebrities, which I’m about to share with you!
To avoid getting kicked off (a feat I would not survive), I will have to demonstrate on myself.