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Asger Jorn (1914–1973) Brokigt brak-Patchy quarrel, 1964, titled and inscribed Gotland on the reverse, oil on canvas, 140 x 103.5 cm,  realized price € 466,600

CONTEMPORARY ART TRIUMPHS
Dorotheum scores soaring prices for works by CoBrA group artists, Kippenberger, Scheggi and others

(23.11.2017)

Dorotheum achieved outstanding prices on 22 November 2017: Among the top-selling artists at 'Contemporary Art I.' were Paolo Scheggi, Georg Baselitz and Heinz Mack, for sales of whose work Dorotheum has a strong record (€405,600,...[more]

Egon Schiele (1890 - 1918) “Liegende Frau”, 1917, gouache, black crayon on paper, sheet size 45 x 29.7 cm, realized price € 2.345.000

DOROTHEUM SELLS DRAWING BY SCHIELE FOR €2.3 MILLION
Highest price paid at auction in Austria in 2017 to date

(22.11.2017)

Egon Schiele‘s portrait of a woman lying on her elbows, 'Liegende Frau', sold for a breath-taking €2,345,000 at Dorotheum’s modern art auction on 21 November 2017.  A bidder in the packed auction hall contested bitterly...[more]

Josef Hoffmann,  Cream jug, part of a tea and coffee set, Wiener Werkstätte, 1904/05, silver, ebony, estimate € 30,000 - 50,000

PIONEER OF MODERNISM
Designs by Josef Hoffmann at the Dorotheum Vienna art nouveau auction

(08.11.2017)

Three of the items to be presented at the upcoming art nouveau auction on 4th December 2017 serve as particularly fine illustrations of Josef Hoffmann's unique and at the same time often diverging path as a creative artist....[more]

1952 Mercedes-Benz 300 S Cabriolet realized price € 563.000

TOP TURN-OVER AND HIGH SALES RATE
Highly successful Dorotheum Auction of Classic Cars

(25.10.2017)

With a turn-over of 4.3 million Euros and a sales rate of 95%, the Dorotheum auction of Classic Cars, held on 21st October 2017 as part of the Classic Expo Salzburg, turned out to be a smashing success.   The top lot of the...[more]

Vittorio Matteo Corcos, Portrait of Diane de la Bouchére, signed, dated Firenze 1903, oil on canvas, 225 x 148 cm, realized price € 186,000

A WORLD RECORD ARRIVES
Top sale of Venetian view by Rinaldo Giudici and strong showing of Austrian art at the auction of 19th century paintings

(24.10.2017)

Fashions may have changed, but the "Arrival of a Visitor" by gondola still looks more or less the same today as it once did: at the Dorotheum auction of 19th century paintings on 19th October 2017, Rinaldo Giudici's...[more]

Giovanni Paolo Castelli, Lo Spadino (1659 - c. 1730), Allegory of Autumn, oil on canvas, 131 x 94 cm, realized price for the serie of four seasons € 436.956

STARS AND NEW DISCOVERIES
Top prices for old master paintings at Dorotheum auction

(19.10.2017)

Old masters are always in season – as the Dorotheum auction of 17th October 2017 once again showed, when numerous bidders vied to acquire the excellent selection of paintings at this well-attended event.   The remarkable...[more]

A large "Leaf"-floor lamp, designed by Tommaso Barbi, Italy c. 1970, bent and chased brass, height approx. 140 cm, estimate € 8,500 - 14,000

DESIGN TIME TRAVEL
2nd November 2017: Design Auction at Dorotheum

(18.10.2017)

From rare or unique objects, prototypes or fine furniture and objects of the 20th century – the Dorotheum design auction on 2nd November 2017 has something to offer every kind of design fan. The auction looks right back to the...[more]

Egon Schiele (1890 - 1918) Reclining Woman, 1917, gouache, black crayon on paper, sheet size 45 x 29.7 cm, estimate € 700,000 - 1,200,000 Auction 21 November 2017

FROM SCHIELE TO KIPPENBERGER
21st – 24th November 2017: Dorotheum Auction Week with Modern and Contemporary Art, Jewellery and Watches.

(17.10.2017)

The upcoming major auction week at Dorotheum Vienna, which will be held between 21st and 24th November 2017, places a special emphasis on contemporary art and classic modernism.   PIONEERS OF MODERNISM Modern art auction,...[more]

Nr. 66 Important Mangbetu figure, Democratic Republic of Congo, a very early collected Mangbetu royal figure, 71 cm high, starting price € 45,000

ART AND MAGIC
Tribal Art Auction on 31 October 2017 at Vienna Dorotheum

(10.10.2017)

Tribal art objects and the notion that they are imbued with magical powers by witch doctors and shamans has been a steady source of inspiration to a long list of modern and contemporary artists. Accordingly, Dorotheum's new...[more]

1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Zagato estimate € 340,000 - 440,000

DOROTHEUM PRESENTS 100 YEARS OF AUTOMOTIVE HISTORY
October 21: Classic Cars and Automobilia auction at Classic Expo Salzburg

(06.10.2017)

Just because you're madly in love with a classic car doesn't mean you have to make it the centerpiece of your living room. That's what the actor Josef Meinrad did with his Rolls Royce Silver Shadow from 1966, but as interior...[more]

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