Modern Art

The ever-popular Modern Art Department continues to generate high demand and has achieved record prices with works by such artists as Kolo Moser, Egon Schiele, Max Liebermann, Gustav Klimt, Albin Egger-Lienz, Giorgio Morandi, Alexander Archipenko, Marino Marini, Fernando Botero, and Giorgio de Chirico. 

Dorotheum hosts regular auctions of Modern Art in Vienna featuring works by Alberto Giacometti, Pablo Picasso, Claude Monet, Max Ernst, Alexei Jawlensky and Chaim Soutine, and the corresponding artistic movements Impressionism, Expressionism, Art Nouveau and Cubism. Viennese turn-of-the-19th-century art is particularly well represented by Gustav Klimt, Egon Schiele, and Oskar Kokoschka. Items on sale vary in medium, including oil paintings, works on paper, drawings, sculptures and installations.

Dorotheum has a dedicated international team of experts who are glad to assist and advise buyers and sellers in the purchase or sale of modern artworks.

Our specialists are happy to provide evaluations. This service is free of charge and involves no obligation.


Dorotheergasse 17, 1010 Vienna
Tel. +43-1-515 60-358, 386

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Selected auction results

Egon Schiele

€ 2,345,000

James Ensor

€ 1,022,500

Max Ernst

€ 605,300

Emil Filla

€ 442,200


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Dr. Bernhard Brandstätter
+43-1-515 60-289
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Mag. Elke Königseder
+43-1-515 60-358
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Mag. Patricia Pálffy
+43-1-515 60-386
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Dr. Petra Maria Schäpers
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Joelle Romba
+49 173 5238048
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Alessandro Rizzi
+39-02-303 52 41
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Dr. Marianne Hussl-Hörmann
+43-1-515 60-765
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Flaminia Allvin
+39-06-699 23 671
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