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2021: best year in the history of the auction house

Best year for Modern Art

World record prices realised in all painting departments

Stronger…

2021 was a year of great success at Dorotheum with world record prices achieved by all of the picture departments, the highest ever turnover for…

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3 December 2021, best watch auction ever at Dorotheum - top price for absolute rarity by A. Lange & Söhne

It ticks all the boxes. An extremely sought-after wristwatch by A. Lange & Söhne Glashütte I/SA Tourbillon Pour le Mérite ref. 701.005, produced in an…

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Successful contemporary art auction at Dorotheum

The latest installation by Kenny Scharf, who was born in 1958 and socialised in New York’s 1980s East Village scene, is titledVaxi Nation.  The artist…

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Despite lockdown, high sale rate at Modern Art auction - 790,500 euros for Alfons Walde’s “Wilder Kaiser”

Despite the lockdown in Austria, Dorotheum’s Modern Art sale on 30 November 2021 was one of the best in the history of the auction house to date, with…

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Contemporary Week with Modern and Contemporary Art: auction week preview from 29 November to 3 December 2021

Dorotheum’s Contemporary Week brings together works by renowned Austrian artists as well as international greats from 29 November to 3 December 2021.…

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Successful Old Master Paintings sale at Dorotheum

Prominent artists dominated the first of the autumn Old Master Paintings auctions at Dorotheum on 10th November 2021. A broad range of works by…

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Masterpieces by Georg Klimt, Josef Hoffmann, Koloman Moser, Johann Lötz Witwe, Emile Gallé and Demetre Chiparus are up for bids online at the…

There is no Art Nouveau without Klimt. In the case of the upcoming Dorotheum sale, it is Georg Klimt, one of the painter’s two brothers. Two reliefs…

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Important paintings of Giovanni Battista Moroni and Evaristo Baschenis at Dorotheum’s Old Master Paintings sale on the 10th November 2021

The Northern Italian city of Bergamo was exceptional for the vitality and wealth of its artistic tradition which rivalled many of the better-known…

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Savery, Van Balen, Rubens: Important works from Flanders at Dorotheum’s Old Master Paintings sale on the 10th November 2021

From Mantua to Moravia, from the forests of Tyrol to the dams and dykes of the Netherlands, a key theme of 10th November’s OId Master’s sale at…

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Exquisite wristwatches at auction on 3 December 2021

Watches are fascinating because of their mechanics, but also because of their design. Demand for exclusive CPO (certified pre-owned) wristwatches has…

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