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For the first time, the auction for Asian art was offered in two parts this year. The first part of Indian, South East Asian and Japanese art took place on 9 June in Cologne, whilst the second part of Chinese and Tibetan/Nepalese art was auctioned on 18 June in Lempertz' offices in Brussels. The...

The Photography Auction was again spread over two auctions on consecutive days this spring season: as well as the 205 lots in the Photography Auction on 31 May, a further 16 important artistic photographic works were offered for sale on 1 June as part of the 'Contemporary Art + Photography' Auction.

The top lot of the offering with 592,000 euro was a garden picture by August Macke. Further highlights included: a significant increase for a Montmartre view by Maurice Utrillo for 273,000, a portrait by Mela Muter for 118,000 and an early panel by Hermann Glöckner for 161,000. A watercolour...

Undisputed at the top of the auction with 616,000 was Homage to the Square by Josef Albers. Gerhard Richter followed with 360,000 for a small canvas with a curtain. Günther Uecker reached 174,000 with a small nail work, whilst a pyramid by Keith Haring and a characteristic head by Marwan both...

The three-day Decorative Arts and Old Master auctions opened on 18 May with a shining sale of jewellery. Notable price increases were also seen for impressive 18th, 19th and 20th century porcelain and silver ...

The notably high quality offering of Old Masters and 19th century artists was characterised by Dutch and Flemish works. The German 19th century works for sale were particularly strong. The highlights of the auction included a fine result of 422,000, high above the estimate, for a painting by Joos...

Die Photographie-Offerte verteilt sich in bewährter Weise auf zwei Auktionen, die an aufeinanderfolgenden Tagen stattfinden werden: Neben den 205 Lots der Auktion 'Photographie' vom 31. Mai kommen weitere 16 bedeutende künstlerische Photoarbeiten am 1. Juni in der Auktion 'Zeitgenössische Kunst +...

At the top, each estimated at 250/350,000 Euro, are works by Gerhard Richter and an Homage to the Square by Joseph Albers. These are followed by works valued at 100/150,000 from Keith Haring, Christo and Karin Kneffel. With estimates of 80/120,000 are works by Günther Uecker and Otto Piene, and with...

20.05.2017

Art and Nature

The highlight of the auction is a garden picture by August Macke from 1912 which has never been shown in public, and has been in private ownership for many years (400/500,000). Further highlights include: Paul Klee with a paste picture on paper from 1933 (130/180,000), Philipp Bauknecht with a...