Collections and Estates

Sale of Collections and Estates 

Our specialists are at your disposal with market knowledge and expertise for the sale of collections and bequests.

We address your individual ideas and expectations, creating a sales plan and marketing concept for you that will ensure the greatest possible sales success. Make an appointment, our specialists will also be happy to visit you at your premises.

The outstanding sales success of Dorotheum's collection auctions in recent years is demonstrated, among others, by the auction of the important art collection of the renowned Viennese surgeon Heinrich Lill, the auctions of the estates of Prince Palffy and Prince Kinsky, and the auction of selected works from the Rudolf Leopold Collection. The collections and bequests of the art historian Alain Gruber, the piano virtuoso Jörg Demus, the economist Heinz Ploner, the collector couple Schedlmayer and the opera singer Edita Gruberova are also especially memorable.

Among other things, the auctions of the Wiesenthal Collection of superb classic vehicles, a collection of scooters and scooter rarities, Michael Embacher's extensive bicycle collection and costume treasures from the Vienna State Opera also attracted great attention. In addition, Dorotheum made a name for itself with auctions of jewellery and watch collections.


Mag. Rafael Schwarz
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Grand Salon at the house of Alain Gruber in Fribourg, auction of the interiors

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL, Wiesenthal Collection, realized price € 1.492.600

No. 116 Ernst Fuchs (Vienna 1930-2015) "Queen of the Night" (Edita Gruberová in "Die Zauberflöte"), 1989, signed Ernst Fuchs 1989, oil on canvas, 150 x 150 cm, framed, Edita Gruberova Collection, realized price € 44,600