Press releases

24.11.2016

PAINTING RAKES IN A MILLION AT DOROTHEUM
Marc Chagall's bouquet goes for €1,022,500 at 'Modern Art'

Dorotheum achieved its fourth price this year of over €1 million in the wake of a heated battle by phone for the winning bid. Marc Chagall's oil painting  'Fleurs' (flowers), the title lot of the 23 November 2016 'Modern...[more]

23.11.2016

KICK-OFF WITH WORLD RECORD
A big night for contemporary art

Dorotheum's 22 November "Contemporary Art" auction began with a bang thanks to a horde of bidders who clamored via the phone lines for Julije Knifer's "Kompozicija no. 12", resulting in a winning bid of...[more]

18.11.2016

FLORAL GEOMETRY
Universal Artist Josef Hoffmann stars at the Jugendstil Auction on 1st December 2016

More than any other name, Joseph Hoffmann evokes the concept of the "Gesamtkunstwerk" and the work of the "Wiener Werkstätte", making him one of the most prominent proponents of Austrian art. The Dorotheum...[more]

09.11.2016

BURST OF COLOURS IN DOROTHEUM
22 to 25 November 2016: Auction Week with Modern & Contemporary Art, Antique Silver, Jewellery and Watches

Dorotheum's fourth and final international auction week this year is above all characterised by a strong offer in Modern & Contemporary Art. Marc Chagall's Fleurs, 1924, €750,000-1,000,000, is an absolute highlight of Modern...[more]

21.10.2016

A SUPERLATIVE AUTUMN AUCTION WEEK
World Records and Top Prices at Dorotheum

A week of superlatives at Dorotheum: soaring bids and world records characterised the auction of 19th-century paintings on 20 October 2016.  The painter Leon Schulman Gaspard drew a top price of €173,800 with his favourite...[more]

27.10.2016

A PERFECT FIT
Many Scandinavians and one new Expert: Design Auction 3rd November 2016

Rarely is the combination of modern and applied art on the one hand and attractive investment opportunities on the other more fun than in the fertile field of design. Dorotheum design auctions regularly offer the perfect setting...[more]

20.10.2016

More than 900,000 Euro for a newly discovered Tintoretto
One of the most successful Dorotheum auctions of old master paintings to date.

A spectacular newly discovered painting provided the focal point of the auction of Old Master paintings on the 18th October 2016:  Jacopo Tintoretto's Battle between David and Goliath is a major work by the celebrated...[more]

20.10.2016

TOP PRICES FOR CLASSIC CARS AT RECORD-SETTING DOROTHEUM AUCTION
€1,067,000 for Mercedes Benz 300 SL at "Classic Cars" on 15 October 2016

Dorotheum’s 15 October 2016 classic cars auction excelled on all fronts. A head turner of a Mercedes - a red 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL roadster -  achieved a staggering €1,067,000 Euro, the most ever paid for a classic car...[more]

13.10.2016

AGELESS GENIUS
Dorotheum Auction 24th and 25th November 2016: High-carat diadems and exceptional wrist-watches

They are the heralds of a bygone age: diadems were once worn on special occasions and they still make the occasional memorable appearance today – at weddings, formal balls, or perhaps even a royal reception. At the upcoming major...[more]

05.10.2016

HERALDS OF THEIR TIMES
Dorotheum Auction „Classic Cars“ on 15th October 2016 at the Classic Expo in Salzburg

Heralds of the wild nineteen-seventies including several sports cars and convertibles by the best makers and much, much more: The Dorotheum auction of "Classic Cars" on 15th October 2016 leaves nothing to be desired. ...[more]

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