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Main Focus

In this department we seek and present works that express the modernity and vitality of the fascinating 19th century.

In the early decade our focus is on the art of Romanticism, especially Dresden and the North German countries. In addition, we focus on the freshness and immediacy of oil studies. We contrast them with the individual, often symbolist expressions of the fin-de-siècle whose modernity is hardly surprising.

With the selected artworks, we invite you to an exciting journey of discovery through the art worlds on the way to Modernism, to sharpen the view and bring exceptional art creations into the here and now.

Auction and Consignments

Our next auction will take place in Autumn 2021. We appraise your art – confidentially, non-binding, and free of charge. Please send us a reproduction of the artwork by either post or email, including details such as the medium, date, and size (unframed). You may also use the estimate request form. Please do not hesitate to contact us by telephone – we are always at your disposal.

Selected results

from our auction on 9 June 2021

Lot 171

Wilhelm Leibl

“Mädchenkopf (genannt ,Leibls Resi‘ oder auch ,Die Malresl‘)”. 1897. Oil on panel. Sold for 162,500 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 164

Adolph Menzel

Early morning on the night express train. 1877. Mixed media on cardboard. Sold for 206,250 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 160

Carl Friedrich Heinrich Werner

The Wailing Wall in Jerusalem. 1879. Watercolour over pencil on fine cardboard. 45.8 × 62.3 cm. Sold for 52,500 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 161

Eugen Bracht

“Templerschloß”. 1915. Oil on canvas. 122 × 175.5 cm. Sold for 187,500 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 172

Carl Schuch

Skull with roses. 1878/79. Oil on canvas. 37.5 × 31 cm. Sold for 62,500 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 120

August Kopisch

The blue grotto. 1848. Oil on cardboard. 25.5 × 33.6 cm. Sold for 47,500 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 149

Adolph Menzel

The people of “Flötenkonzert”. 1852. Pen on brownish paper. Sold for 43,750 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 126

Friedrich Nerly

“Venezia”. 1865. Watercolour and body colour over pencil on paper, laid down on light cardboard. Sold for 15,000 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 151

Adolph Menzel

Open pit mine in Königshütte. 1872. Pencil on paper. Sold for 50,000 EUR (incl. premium)

Lot 187

Walter Leistikow

Seashore. Gouache on paper, laid down on cardboard. 49.3 × 64.4 cm. Sold for 24,375 EUR (incl. premium)