Sotheby’s will continue its activities during the lockdown in accordance with applicable measures. Due to the precautionary measures taken by the Government so as to contain Covid-19, our Paris offices are currently closed to the public. However, we hope to be able to welcome you from Saturday onwards, subject to government regulations. Please visit our website (sothebys.com) for updates to the measures Sotheby’s has put in place. You may contact us directly phone +33 (0)1 53 05 53 05 or by email Paris.Reception@Sothebys.com.
Located on the famed rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré, opposite the Elysée Palace, Sotheby's France is an essential stop in the world of art, luxury and fashion, regularly holding auctions, exhibitions, lectures and a programme of cultural events.
Sotheby’s international reputation and its position as the leading auction house in France are due to our successful sales of numerous renowned private collections. Starting with our inaugural sale of the Charles de Beistegui collection at the Château de Groussay in 1999, Sotheby’s has become the venue for exceptional results from private collections, including: Baron Alexis de Rédé at the Hôtel Saint Lambert, Léon Levy, Fabius Frères, Marsel & Zaira Mis, Barbier-Mueller, Comtesse Viviane de Witt, Felix Marcilhac, Dillée, Jacques Grange, Famille de France, Boutet de Monvel, Robert de Balkany, Alain and Candice Fraiberger, Bibliothèque R. et B. L., Prince de Beauvau Craon, Pierre Bergé, Marceau Rivière, Marianne and Pierre Nahon, Comtes de Ribes and Claude and François-Xavier Lalanne – all emblematic and historic collections celebrated by our community of art lovers and collectors from around the world.
Sotheby's France also organises auctions in the following areas: Impressionist & Modern Art, Contemporary Art, African & Oceanic Art, Asian Art, 20th Century Decorative Arts & Contemporary Design, Fine European Furniture, Sculpture & Works of Art, European Silver, Books & Manuscripts, Old Master & 19th Century Paintings & Drawings, Photography, Jewellery, Watches and Fashion.
Appraising works of art is the heart of our profession. Our experienced and internationally recognised specialists are available to you, free of charge, to expertly and confidentially appraise your works of art, provide estimates for sale and offer valuations for collection management purposes.