FOCAL POINT INFORMEL
30th May - 2nd June 2017: Dorotheum Auction Week with Modern and Contemporary Art
The Dorotheum auction week, which will be held between 30th May and 2nd June 2017, will be all about modern and contemporary art, with the auction of Contemporary Art on 31st May placing a particular emphasis on the...
PORTRAIT OF SISI MINTS MILLIONS
Dorotheum auctions portrait of Empress-to-be Elisabeth of Austria for breath-taking €1.5 million
You could have heard a pin drop in Dorotheum’s auction hall. After a prolonged sparring of bidders, a caller pledged €1,540,000 for an historic portrait of Sisi–and was met with a standing ovation. The painting by Carl...
FLORAL JEWELLERY & RARE WATCHES
Jewellery, wrist- and pocket watches at Dorotheum on 1st and 2nd June 2016
Colourful floral brooches, jewellery by internationally renowned manufactories like Boucheron, Bulgari, Cartier or Van Cleef & Arpels, high-carat diamonds, together with rare wrist-watches will all feature prominently in the...
DOROTHEUM’S AUCTION WEEK OFF TO A GRAND START
Tremendous international interest, soaring prices for old masters
Dorotheum's auction week kicked off amidst high demand and soaring bids. A masterpiece of the Florentine early Renaissance, Apollonio di Giovanni's "The Battle of Pharsalos," achieved an...
A WEEK DEDICATED TO THE MASTERS
25th - 27th April: Dorotheum Auction Week featuring Old Master paintings, 19th century paintings, works of art, and jewellery.
Scenes from mythology and history, alongside portrait and landscape paintings, seen through the eyes of Old Master painters and painters from the 19th century. Fine historical furniture, royal vases and splendid high-carat rings...
SISI’S ENGAGEMENT GIFT
Sensational painting: Portrait of a young Elizabeth, future Empress of Austria for sale at Dorotheum on 27 April 2017
Hung above Emperor Franz Joseph I’s bed until his dying day, this painting is of great historic significance and was owned privately by the Habsburgs for more than 150 years. The painting, which was given as a Christmas...
HEINRICH HARRER'S FIGURE FROM BORNEO
Masks, sculptures, and ethno jewellery at the Tribal Art Auction on 6th April 2017 at Dorotheum
In 1972, Heinrich Harrer (1912 – 2006), famous Austrian mountain climber, traveller, and author, crossed the island of Borneo from the North to the South, and later published an account of the journey in his book...
Tapestries of the 17th and 18th century, Oriental carpets, and other textiles at the Dorotheum Auction on 3rd April 2017
Gobelin tapestry master pieces Primarily intended for court and clergy, tapestries have contributed to the dignified atmosphere of audience chambers everywhere from the late middle ages to the Baroque. The scenes depicted in the...
A BRILLIANT AGE
Exceptional jewellery by David Webb, Bulgari, and many others, at the Jewellery Auction on 27th April 2017
The upcoming major jewellery auction to be held at Palais Dorotheum on 27th April 2017 offers a review of the jeweller's art through the ages, with a particular emphasis on the nineteen-fifties to nineteen-seventies. Designer...
"SELECTED BY PHILIP HOHENLOHE"
Interior designer Hohenlohe arrays paintings, furniture, and décor at the Dorotheum auction on 2nd March 2017.
Looking back to see where one is going: „Classic design, classic architecture, studying the humanities: Perhaps we need to look at what lies behind us to connect to our roots", is how designer Philip Hohenlohe put it in his...