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Press archive

Review of the Year 2019

Dorotheum, the leading auction house in the German-speaking region, is pleased to announce another highly successful year in 2019.

Record Prices...

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442,500 and 161,900 Euro for a diadem and brooch from Empress Elisabeth’s favourite daughter Marie Valerie at the Dorotheum Auction on 27 November...

Excellent preservation and important historical provenance paid off! The diadem set with 15 Oriental pearls and 25 ct. diamonds and the equally...

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Works by Margaret MacDonald, Josef Hoffmann and Alphonse Mucha come under the hammer at Dorotheum on 11 December 2019

The range of applied art in the Fin de Siècle is illustrated by the auction on 11 December 2019 at Dorotheum, whether in the form of Viennese stars,...

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A magnificent diadem and a brooch, owned by the favourite daughter of Empress Elisabeth, Archduchess Marie Valerie, to be auctioned on 27 November...

She was her mother’s favourite daughter, the fourth and last child of Empress Elisabeth and Emperor Francis Joseph: Marie Valerie, whom Elisabeth...

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66 top-class models will make an appearance at the “Classic Cars” auction at the Classic Expo in Salzburg on 19 October 2019

“Classic Cars” - the name of Dorotheum’s upcoming car auction is absolutely not an exaggeration. Many of the 66 vehicles that will be auctioned off at...

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Art theory, calligraphy, literary flamboyance, and a hymn to creativity: Schiele’s letter dated 17 July 1911 to be auctioned at Dorotheum on 26...

“There is no such thing as modern art; there is only one kind of art and it is perpetual.” This legendary introductory sentence, which was to be...

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Important works by Egon Schiele at Dorotheum’s November Auction Week

Exceptional works by Egon Schiele (1890 - 1918), probably the most influential artist of international Modernism, are among the highlights of...

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An iconic image by the Turkish painter Osman Hamdi Bey at Dorotheum’s sale of 19th-Century Paintings on 23 October 2019

Osman Hamdi Bey is considered to be the founder of modern Turkish painting. His opulent oil painting depicting a “Turkish lady”, one of the few works...

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2019 first half year sales

The vast spectrum of Dorotheum’s offer – with its more than 40 departments – is reflected in the top prices of the first half year sales in 2019....

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Successful contemporary art auction

Excellent results at Dorotheum’s Contemporary Art evening auction on 5 June 2019. Right at the beginning, a bidding battle on the telephone for Bon...

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