Sotheby’s France first opened in Paris in 1967 and moved to its current headquarters in 1988 in the Galerie Charpentier on Rue Faubourg Saint-Honoré, opposite the Elysée Palace. Built during the Second French Empire and remodelled in the 1930s, it was at the centre of Parisian artistic life for more than 40 years. Auctions, exhibitions, lectures and cultural and special events are held regularly on these elegant premises.
Sotheby’s France organises approximately 30 sales each year in many different collecting categories such as Impressionist & Modern art, contemporary art, African & Oceanic art, Asian art, 20th Century Design, Fine European Furniture & Works of Art, European Silver, Books & Manuscripts, Old Master & 19th Century European Paintings & Drawings and Photography. We also have Russian art and Jewellery specialists in Paris.
From Picasso to Warhol, Jacqueline to Marilyn, #SothebysPrints and Multiples is full of famous names and faces. With 350+ works on view in #NYC now through Thursday at 1pm, don't miss your chance to view these works in person before they go under the hammer on 27 & 28 April. 📸: Pablo Picasso's 'Portrait de Jacqueline de Face. I (Tete de femme) (B. 1064; Ba. 1278)' and Andy Warhol's 'Marilyn Monroe (Marilyn) (F. & S. II.23-31)'
Classic English country #style. These exquisite George II #Mahogany Side Chairs and Table, atop stunning #Chinese Mataban Stoneware Storage Jars, 17th Century, will be offered in our Collections auction in #London next week. Visit our New Bond Street galleries this Bank Holiday to see works on view, and be transported back in time to a bygone era… #SothebysCollections #Furniture #InteriorDesign
Today's 20th Century Art / Middle East auction in #London offers eight works from the prestigious Schernig collection that span from the 1920s-80s in #Egypt, led by five powerful paintings by Fouad Kamel. Kamel was part of one of the most seminal periods in #Egyptian art, when #art became intertwined with liberty from fascism - following in from the notion that, at its core, #Surrealism called for social and moral as well as artistic #revolution. #EgyptianArt #FouadKamel
Tomorrow we will announce that Egon Schiele’s masterpiece, 'Danaë', will lead our #SothebysImpMod sales this May in #NYC. Painted in 1909 when Schiele was 19 years old, the stunning work marks the artist’s first major oil painting of a female nude, and the earliest expression of his extraordinary vision. Set your calendars for our marquee exhibitions opening 5 May on York Ave!