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Doris Krumpl
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A-1010 Vienna

Press releases

Great interest for works by Jawlensky, Boetti, Fontana and Mack, and a record for Otto Zitko at auctions on 23 and 24 May 2023

The evening sale of Post-War and Contemporary Art on 24 May 2023 at Dorotheum, which was markedly international with regard both to its offer and its…

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Personal objects of Empress Elisabeth of Austria and Emperor Francis Joseph at the sale of Imperial Court Memorabilia on 13 June 2023 at Dorotheum

Once a year, fans of Empress ‘Sisi’ and Emperor Francis Joseph I can look forward to a very special sale. The auction of Imperial court memorabilia on…

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Works by Josef Hoffmann, Adolf Loos and Démetre Chiparus at the “Jugendstil and 20th Century Arts and Crafts” sale on 7 June 2023.

Viennese innovative spirit
Far away from the dusty stylistic idiom of historicism, Josef Hoffmann, Koloman Moser and Dagobert Peche are three…

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€624,000 for a rediscovered painting by Fede Galizia

One of the rare female protagonists in the Old Master world was the focus of the auction at Dorotheum on 3 May 2023. A painting by the Lombard artist…

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1.275 million euros for a work by Osman Hamdi Bey at Dorotheum’s sale of “19th Century Paintings” on 2 May 2023

On the evening of 2 May 2023, the sale room was overcrowded again for the first time since the pandemic. The atmosphere was tense when the auction…

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A highlight of the Old Master Paintings sale to be held on 3 May 2023 at Dorotheum is by Fede Galizia (1578-1630), one of the first successful female…

Fede Galizia’s masterpiece, in which the Old Testament heroine Judith holds the head of the tyrant, her sword still aloft, is signed in red, as if…

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Exclusive vintage watches and high-carat diamond jewellery at auctions on 25 and 26 May 2023

Diamonds have always had a special charm. They are rare, regarded as the hardest material found in nature, and a perfect cut makes them truly shine.…

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Modern and contemporary art, jewels and watches at auction from 23 to 26 May 2023

Dorotheum’s Contemporary Week, including its Modern (23 May 2023) and Contemporary Art (24 and 25 May 2023) auctions has an international slant.


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Fede Galizia, Artemisia Gentileschi, Orsola Maddalena Caccia: Works by important 17th century female painters for sale at Dorotheum’s Old Master…

Only recently, have the female artists of the 17th century begun to receive the recognition and acclaim they deserve. Women painters of this period,…

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A highlight of Dorotheum’s Auction Week in May: a painting by Osman Hamdi Bey to be auctioned for 1 to 1.4 million euros on 2 May 2023

Looking in a Mirror,’ an oil painting by Osman Hamdi Bey depicting a young lady in an opulent interior, is among the highlights of Dorotheum’s sale of…

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