Press releases

24.05.2016

HARMONIOUS PROPORTIONS
Design Auction at Dorotheum on 16th June 2016

At the heart of the upcoming Dorotheum design auction on 16th June 2016 is a piece of furniture with a special history: The event presents an important early example of organic design, the result of a cooperation between two...[more]

03.05.2016

PRECIOUS KLIMT PRESENT
Kolo Moser necklace – a gift to Emilie Flöge from Gustav Klimt - at Dorotheum auction on 13th June 2016

Coming up for sale at the next Dorotheum art nouveau auction on 13th June 2016 will be a precious gift necklace – designed by no-one less than Koloman Moser – that was originally given by Gustav Klimt to his confidante Emilie...[more]

03.05.2016

CALL ME COCO
Vintage at its finest: „Chanel“ auction on 14th June 2016 at Dorotheum

Coco Chanel, a magic name, a global brand, a fashion empire – immortalised by the little black dress, Chanel No 5, and the tweed lady’s suit. With around 160 Chanel dresses, pantsuits, blouses, twinsets, accessories, purses,...[more]

25.04.2016

WANDERLUST
Top prices and a world record for travel paintings at the 19th Century Paintings auction

Significant interest from international bidders as well as hammer prices far above estimates characterized the “Oil paintings of the 19th Century” auction on 21st April 2016 at Dorotheum in Vienna.  The subjects of the...[more]

21.04.2016

DOROTHEUM ACHIEVES A WORLD RECORD AND A MILLION EURO RESULT
1,200,000 Euros for "The Nativity" by the workshop of Hans Memling

The immaculately preserved painting “The Nativity”, by the workshop of Hans Memling, one of the most significant Flemish painters of the late 15th century following Rogier van der Weyden, took the top price in Dorotheum’s Old...[more]

15.04.2016

CONTEMPORARY FOCUS
31st May – 3rd June 2016: Dorotheum Auction Week of Modern and Contemporary Art, Silver, Jewellery and Watches

Dorotheum is continuing in the vein of its outstanding results for Italian and German avantgarde of the 1960s, especially works from the Pittura Oggetto (picture-objects) and the ZERO group, offering artworks from these...[more]

08.04.2016

COLOURFUL JEWELS & COMPLICATED CLOCKWORK
Dorotheum Auction Preview, 2nd and 3rd June 2016

Perhaps it is the season that led to the upcoming Dorotheum auction on 2nd June 2016 featuring such a bright and colourful selection of jewellery, including many famous names like Bulgari or Chantecler. Artful jewellery from...[more]

11.03.2016

MASTERFUL
19th to 21st April 2016 at Dorotheum: Major auction week of Old Master Paintings, 19th Century Paintings, Works of Art, and Jewellery.

Works of art of the highest quality – including a number of important rediscoveries – will provide the focal point of the upcoming major Dorotheum auction week between 19th - 21st April 2016, featuring Old Master Paintings and...[more]

02.03.2016

PURE LUXURY
Dorotheum auction on 21st April 2016 with over 200 select jewellery items by Cartier, Bulgari and many others.

Naturally, famous names exert a particular fascination on the attendees of jewellery auctions and once again renowned makers such as Cartier, Bulgari or Lalaounis will play a major role at the upcoming jewellery auction to be...[more]