19th Century European Paintings

Now Accepting European Art Consignments

F or over 30 years, Sotheby’s has set the standard for European Art, outperforming our competitors in every measurable way. We consistently produce outstanding sale totals, achieve the highest prices and deliver the strongest returns to consignors. Our New York sales alone have totaled nearly $1.2 billion – nearly twice as much as our nearest competitor.

Our standing in the European Art category is the result of our experts’ longevity, experience, and client relationships, in addition to a commitment to carefully curated auctions that feature the very best examples of the artist’s work. Sotheby’s team is led by Benjamin Doller, Mark Buck and Seth Armitage, who have overseen record-breaking sales across all important schools including Orientalist, Barbizon, European Art, Victorian, Academic, Sporting and Early Modern.

Sotheby’s is currently accepting consignments for our upcoming sales. Email us at or schedule a confidential appointment with a specialist in New York or a city near you to learn the value of your object. Browse below for more details on how to connect with Sotheby’s specialists and discover highlights from incredible collections sold in the past few years.

Contact Sotheby’s European Art by any one of the following methods:

Mark Buck
Vice President
Head of Sale | Senior Specialist  |  European Paintings
1334 York Avenue, New York, NY, 10021
T: +1 212 894 1667
F: +1 212 606 7504




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