Press releases

11.12.2015

STRONG CONTEMPORARIES AND RECORD AUCTIONS AT DOROTHEUM
Auction Review 2015

For Dorotheum, the largest auction house in German-speaking Europe, the year 2015 proved to be a particularly successful one. The results brought in by two of its contemporary art auctions far exceeded expectations and set new...[more]

27.11.2015

A VICTORY FOR CONTEMPORARY ART
Contemporary art triumphs at outstanding Dorotheum auction week

The history-making high sell-through rate and broad range of high-quality international work sold for exceptional prices combined to make contemporary art the high point of Dorotheum's auction week from November 24th–27th, 2015....[more]

06.11.2015

JEWELLERY RESULTS
161,600 euros for a diamond ring at the Jewellery sale on 22 October 2015

Fetching €161,600, a ring featuring a 4.75-ct diamond at its centre marked the peak price at the Vienna Dorotheum’s Jewellery sale on 22 October 2015. The emerald-cut top lot was successfully knocked down to a telephone...[more]

27.10.2015

19TH-CENTURY PAINTINGS SALE SUCCESSFULLY CONCLUDES AUCTION WEEK

The Dorotheum 19th-Century Painting sale on 22 October 2015 was received with a keen interest and lively bidding activity. The auction’s highlight, a portrait of the Krakow anatomy professor Carol Gilevski by the Polish history...[more]

21.10.2015

BIDS SOARED AT THE DOROTHEUM’S OLD MASTER PAINTINGS SALE

The beginning of the Dorotheum’s auction week was marked by a keen interest from international bidders on the telephone and a packed saleroom. On 20 October 2015, numerous paintings attracting excellent bidding activity changed...[more]

20.10.2015

RECORD PRICE FOR A SHELBY COBRA
The Dorotheum’s most successful Classic Car sale to date held at Classic Expo Salzburg on 17 October 2015

More than one million euros for the 1963 Shelby Cobra Mk I, an icon in automobile history; an altogether high clearance rate of 95 per cent; lively bidding and a keen international interest: all this marked the Dorotheum’s recent...[more]

22.10.2015

FOCUS ON AUSTRIA
4 November 2015: Dorotheum Design Sale

This time, an especially comprehensive focus will be on design made in Austria - from objects by Josef Hoffmann and Adolf Loos and early works by the architect Henry P. Glass, who emigrated to the USA in 1939, to prototypes...[more]