Demiparure with Ceylon sapphires, David Webb,
New York 1980s
Auction 1173, 02.06.2021
Highly Important Mortars from the Schwarzach Collection III
Decorative Arts
Auction 1174, 04.06.2021
Fedot Vasilievich Sychkov, Feiertag
Fine Art
Auction 1175, 05.06.2021
T. Lux Feininger,
(Bauhaus Dessau)
circa 1928
Auction 1176, 17.06.2021
Sean Scully,
Aruba, 1998
Contemporary Art
Evening Sale 1177, 17.06.2021
Sigmar Polke,
Tisch mit umgekippter
Kanne II., 1973
Contemporary Art
Evening Sale 1177, 17.06.2021
Oskar Schlemmer, Bauplastik R. 1919/1964
Modern Art
Evening Sale 1177, 17.06.2021
Franz Radziwill, Landschaft mit zwei Felsen, 1947
Modern Art
Evening Sale 1177, 17.06.2021
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The Bischoff Collection
Insights about the Bischoff Collection!

Auction 1168, 08.12.2020, Cologne
Barak Mask,
Papua New Guinea
African & Oceanic Art
Auction 1167, 02.09.2021, Brussels
Record Result: € 4,340,000
Georges de La Tour,
Girl blowing on a brazier, circa 1646-48
The Bischoff Collection
Auction 1168, 08.12 2020

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Last year, Lempertz Auctioneers celebrated its 175th anniversary, and its position as the oldest family-owned art auction house in the world. Thank you for your support! Despite the pandemic, our jubilee was an incredible year, with two world records alone achieved for our customers. The most expensive Old Master painting ever sold in Germany went to an international museum for € 4.3 million – a record price for the artist Georges de La Tour.

Our long-standing focus on the expansion of our online services and presence has paid off: our online sales quota far exceeded that from before the pandemic. Most bidders took advantage of our diverse online offer or were connected to the auction room via telephone. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your flexibility and trust. 

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Lempertz’ imperial auction

Lempertz Berlin held its Prussian Auction on 24 April for the fourth time in succession under this title. With a result of 1.1 million euro, the auction was a significant success with almost all lots…

26.04.2021 Details
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Highly important Kunstkammer objects

On 15 July, Lempertz will auction an outstanding collection of 128 Kunstkammer (cabinet of arts and curios) objects of private Belgian ownership, of an abundance and significance rarely offered on…

13.04.2021 Details
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Gold I gave for iron

This slogan could be a lyric by a rapper. But those who curiously ask about the origin of this exclamation, open up an entire epoch and a fascinating field of collecting: the art of Berlin iron…

12.04.2021 Details
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50 years of innovation under the sign of the scepter

Only a few months after the end of the First World War, the abdication of the German Emperor and the proclamation of the Republic, the political decision-makers decided to rename the venerable Berlin…

12.04.2021 Details


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Auction house with a long tradition

Kunsthaus Lempertz is a family-owned auction house with a long tradition. Our history reaches back to the late 18th century. We are not only very proud of this, but it also reinforces our passion for art.

The departments and auctions in our auction house include Old Masters, Decorative Arts, Antiques, Silver, Modern Art, Contemporary Art, Photography, Asian Art, African and Oceanic Art as well as Watches and Jewellery. In each department our experts are at your service and are happy to advise you.  Prior to every auction you also have the possibility to view the objects in our previews. Each department has at least one auction a year, most of them two. The exact dates can also be found here on the website.

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We heartily welcome you at our auction houses, to browse and order our catalogues and to visit the previews. Take advantage of our services and let us give you a free estimate of your artworks. We look forward to your consignments and your visit. Opening times and information regarding our other branches and offices can be found here on the website.