19th century European Art
Sotheby’s 19th Century European Paintings Department supplies the finest examples of works from schools and motions ranging from Orientalist to Barbizon and Academic to Victorian. Important functions such well-known designers as Gustave Courbet, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, William Bouguereau, Joaquín Sorolla, Jean-Léon Gérôme, James-Jacques-Joseph Tissot, John William Godward, Adolph von Menzel and Vilhelm Hammershøi function within our product sales.
Our global team origin the best instances from about the world to organize highly curated auctions. Their enthusiasm for his or her topic in addition to trust they encourage in buyers and sellers alike has produced unparalleled results, such as the highest sale totals on the go, and also the highest price - $36 million for Sir Lawrence Alma Tadema’s The Finding of Moses.
Deals take place throughout the year on our premises in London, New York, Paris and Zurich. Our nineteenth Century European Paintings sales in London in-may and November emphasize the job of music artists in the forefront for the Continental European schools. We also hold a passionate Orientalist sale in London in late April. In nyc, Sotheby’s nineteenth Century European Art deals are planned to coincide with our Impressionist & contemporary Art product sales when you look at the springtime and autumn, and display the main works of this period from both Continental and British schools. Midseason auctions in ny comprising much more moderately appreciated works take place during Old Master Paintings week in January. Our Paris salesroom hosts Tableaux et Dessins Anciens du XIXe Siècle in June, and a specialized purchase in October, Regards sur l’Orient. Sales of Swiss Art are held in Zurich in-may and November.