Press releases

28.06.2016

WORLD RECORDS AND MILLIONS IN SALES
Successful first half of 2016 at Dorotheum

Dorotheum has every reason to be proud of its first half of 2016 which saw six new world records, millions of euros of sales, and top results achieved for Modern and Contemporary Art. Some of the most successful auctions in...[more]

09.06.2016

GLAMOUR ON ALL CYLINDERS
Dorotheum “Classic Cars and Automobilia” Auction on 18th June 2016

A plethora of classic cars await new owners at Dorotheum on 18th June 2016, just in time for the start of the season. There is no lack of splendid, personality-packed vehicles in this auction of “Classic Cars and Automobilia”....[more]

02.06.2016

WORLD RECORDS AND TOP PRICES
Dorotheum’s 1st June 2016 Contemporary Art Auction a Resounding Success

After a painting by the Belgian painter James Ensor sold for over €1,000,000 on 31st May 2016, the initial success of Dorotheum’s auction week continued on 1st June 2016: the auction house once again demonstrated its strength in...[more]

31.05.2016

JAMES ENSOR PAINTING RAKES IN A MILLION
Bidders at Dorotheum auction spar over bizarre masquerade depiction from the 1920s

Dorotheum's 31st May 2016 modern art auction took a roaring start with a million-euro result. An outstandingly documented discovery from the oeuvre of the Belgian artist James Ensor incited riotous bidding on the telephone...[more]

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]

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