Lempertz

Kunsthaus Lempertz is the oldest family-owned auction house in the world and offers a broad spectrum from Old Masters and decorative arts to photography, modern and contemporary art as well as Asian and African Art. We have very experts for each area of art who, with great experience and knowledge, are delighted to carry out evaluations and are available at any time as contact partner.

Fine Arts

The fine art department has been central to our house's success since its founding. The department covers paintings, drawings and sculptures from the Middle Ages to the 19th century...

Decorative Arts

This department’s auctions cover the entire spectrum of European decorative arts: Furniture and jewellery, silver and porcelain, ceramics, glass, miniatures and boxes...

Modern Art

Our modern art auctions cover the European classic modern period of the late 19th century and the early 20th century Avant Garde...

Contemporary Art

Lempertz have been holding auctions of contemporary art since 1989. These sales encompass works from the post-war era to the present day and take place twice yearly in May/June and November/December in Cologne...

Photography

The decision to carry out regular photography auctions in 1989 provided Lempertz with a pioneering role in this field in Germany...

Asian Art

Over 100 years ago, Lempertz were one of the first auction houses worldwide to begin organising specialist sales of Asian art...

African and Oceanic Art

Since the early 20th century, the art of Africa and Oceania has fascinated both artists and collectors alike, and had a substantial influence on the art of the classic modern era, especially Cubism, Fauvism and German Expressionism...

Jewellery

The jewellery auctions at Lempertz provide collectors the world over with a unique chance to buy and sell fine and valuable jewellery...

Prussia

A variety of objects with a Prussian connection come under the hammer, principally porcelain, silver and paintings...