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Artemisia Gentileschi (1593 - 1654) Lucretia, oil on canvas, 133 x 106 cm, realised price € 1,885,000

Women Artists Taking the Lead in 2018 with Gentileschi and Accardi


2018 continued to be an exceptionally successful year for Dorotheum, the leading auction house in the German-speaking Europe, with hammer prices exceeding one million euros. Paintings put under the hammer for More than a...[more]

Presentation of the Wiesenthal Collection in the Austrian National Library Camineum

A Shining Hour
5 million Euro for 13 Mercedes-Benz from the Wiesenthal Collection at Dorotheum, 1.5 million for the "gull-wing"


Specialists agreed that this Dorotheum auction on Dec. 1st, 2018 included the best collection of Mercedes-Benz models after 1945. This gained confirmation at the fast-paced, one-hour long auction in the brimming Austrian...[more]

Carla Accardi (1924 - 2014) Integrazione Ovale, 1958, casein on canvas, 131 x 197 cm, realized price € 295,000 world record price

Successful start to Auction Week at Dorotheum


During the Post-War and Contemporary Art auction at Dorotheum on 27 November, 2018, a world record price of 295,800 Euro was achieved for Carla Accardi’s important painting Integrazione Ovale (1958).   There was great...[more]

A superb and complete Nkishi Power figure of the Songye (congo), wood, leather, horn, brass, copper alloy , gourds, magical substances, oil , 19th century, hight 102 cm, Provenance: Joseph Christiaens, collected in situ 1969, estimate € 220,000 - 240,000

Franco Monti Collection at the Dorotheum Tribal Art Auction on 4 December, 2018


Expert Joris Visser distinguishes the objects presented at the Dorotheum “Tribal Art” auction on 4 December 2018 according to the four elements. The element Earth consists predominantly of objects made of terracotta or...[more]

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL, estimate € 900,000 - 1.200,000

Gullwing doors and state cars: 13 Mercedes cars from the Wiesenthal Collection on sale at Dorotheum on 1 December - all of them without price limits.


"Wiesenthal moves". The advertising slogan of Wiesenthal, the tradition-steeped Viennese Mercedes-Benz car dealer dynasty, can also be applied to the Wiesenthal family's private Mercedes collection: With the sale of 13...[more]

Günther Uecker (Wendorf b.1930) Field, 2012/2013, dedicated and with the messurements on the reverse Uecker -12 -13 für den Engel, nails, dispersion, graphite on canvas over wood, 100 x 80 x 15 cm, estimate € 400,000 - 600,000, Auction 27 November 2018

Auction Week 27 - 30 November: Modern Art, Post War and Contemporary Art, Jewellery and Watches


The focus of Dorotheum’s auctions held from 27 to 29 November will be entirely on modern and contemporary art. Offering more than 500 works, they will reflect the vast spectrum of 20th-century international and Austrian...[more]

Josef Hoffmann, brooch in original leather case, Wiener Werkstätte, 1908, silver, gilt, 15 original gemstones, round, gemstone garlands, Ø 3.6 cm, unique brooch, estimate € 60,000 – 80,000

Wiener Werkstätte objects by Josef Hoffmann & Co. at the Jugendstil auction on 12 December 2018


The Jugendstil & 20th century arts and crafts auction will be held on 12 December 2018, at Dorotheum Vienna. It not only presents a selection of international objects but also a number of fine examples from the Wiener...[more]

Abram Efrimovich Arkhipov (1862 - 1930) Russian peasant women, oil on canvas, 103 x 82 cm, price realised € 442,200

Best Dorotheum Autumn Auction for 19th Century Paintings


Portraits of young women took the spotlight at the Dorotheum's best ever autumn auction of 19th-century paintings. On 24 October 2018, Abram Jefimovich Arkhipov's portrait of a Russan peasant women was particularly successful. It...[more]

A.E. Köchert, around 1918, Imperial wedding diadem with diamonds, in total ca. 40ct., commissioned by the Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria on the occasion of the wedding of her daughter Archduchess Hedwig to Count Bernhard Stolberg-Stolberg, the diadem can be separated into 7 brooches, with 3 hand-written cards, signed Countess Hedwig Stolberg-Stolberg, realised price e 186.000

Jewellery Auction at Dorotheum: 186,000 Euro for wedding diadem once owned by Sisi’s granddaughter


A diadem owned by the house of Habsburg went up for sale at Dorotheum’s jewellery auction on October 24th, 2018. The piece was originally gifted by Sisi’s beloved daughter Marie Valerie to her own daughter Hedwig for her wedding....[more]

Artemisia Gentileschi (1593 - 1654) Lucretia, oil on canvas, 133 x 106 cm, realised price € 1,885,000

Paintings by Artemisia Gentileschi and Anthony van Dyck sold successfully at Dorotheum’s Old Master Paintings auction


On 23rd October, 2018, a rare painting by the Italian Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi (1593 - 1654), Lucretia, was auctioned at Dorotheum for a sensational price of 1,885,000 euro. A bidder in the room...[more]

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