German, Austrian & Central European Paintings


Sotheby’s London has held dedicated German, Austrian & Central European Paintings sales since 2000 and has been the market leader in this field for many years. We are the only international auction house to offer a dedicated selling platform for Polish, Hungarian, Czech and Romanian works.

Our German, Austrian & Central European Paintings sales are held twice annually, and include primarily 19th and 20th century paintings. Our unrivalled expertise in this field was showcased by the single-owner sale of the Hascoe Family Collection of Czech Modern Art in June 2011, in which 75% of lots achieved prices above their pre-sale high estimate.

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If you wish to enquire about the possibility of offering a work in one of Sotheby's German, Austrian & Central European Paintings sales, please click here.

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  • 19th Century European Paintings
    Tessa Kostrzewa
    Senior Director | Senior Specialist | Head of Sale
  • 19th Century European Paintings
    Claude Piening
    Senior Director | Head of Department
  • 19th Century European Paintings
    Mark Buck
    Vice President | Co-Head of Department
    New York
  • Contemporary Art
    Dr. Katharina Prinzessin zu Sayn-Wittgenstein
    Senior Director | Head of Hamburg Office
  • Contemporary Art
    Nicola Keglevich
    Director | Head of Munich Office
  • Contact
    Nina Buhne
    Senior Director | Head of Office
    Frankfurt and Stuttgart
  • Contemporary Art
    Nadia Abbas
    Director | Head of Office

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