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How to Sell Your Orientalist Painting with Sotheby's

Discover the Value of Your Orientalist Painting

To receive an auction estimate from a Sotheby's specialist, we offer two convenient and confidential options:
1. Request an estimate online
2. Meet with a specialist in person in your nearest city
  • EVENT
    Vienna | 19th Century European Paintings
    29 May 2019
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Get Started with an Estimate

Get Started with an Estimate
Register or log in to your Sothebys.com account to request an estimate of your Orientalist painting. Complimentary estimates are provided for each painting that meets our minimum consignment value ($5,000 in New York, £3,000 in London and HK$40,000 in Hong Kong).

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Orientalist Paintings Consigned with Sotheby's

Frequently Asked Questions

  • When is the best time to sell my Orientalist painting?
    Orientalism, 19th-Century Western artists’ depictions of what were considered to be exotic Eastern cultures and locations, is a collecting category with a global audience at Sotheby’s. The market for Orientalist art continues to show strength, especially for evocative subjects that bring the region to life or shed light on its history. With our annual sales in London as well as other 19th century art sales throughout the year, Sotheby's offers multiple ways to sell your Orientalist painting. When you request an estimated sale price online, our specialists will discuss with you the best time to sell your artwork.
  • When does Sotheby's sell Orientalist paintings?
    You can consign an oil painting for the annual spring Orientalist live auction at any point throughout the year. Orientalist paintings are also sold in various other online and live auctions throughout the year. Request a complimentary auction estimate to discover how our specialists might value your painting and in which type of sale it might achieve the highest price.
  • How do I ship my Orientalist painting to Sotheby's for sale?
    Once our specialists have provided you with an auction estimate, they will help you with the shipping process. We work with the best fine art shippers around the globe to provide you with a seamless, insured and safe shipping experience.

More information on how to sell with Sotheby's

Sotheby’s is your best resource to sell an Orientalist painting, drawing, sketch or etching such a 19th century landscape, portrait or still life by an Orientalist master such as Georg Emanuel Opiz, Eugène Delacroix, Ludwig Deutsch, Jean-Léon Gérôme, Gustav Bauernfeind, Faust Zonaro, David Roberts, Eugène Girardet, Edwin Lord Weeks, Paul Joanowits, John Frederick Lewis, Cesare Dell'Acqua, Anders Zorn, Jean-Léon Gérôme, Cesare Dell'Acqua, Theodoros Ralli, Jean Discart, Jean Lecomte du Nouÿ, Frederick Arthur Bridgman, Etienne Dinet, Charles Wilda, Jacques Majorelle, Raphael Von Ambros, Charles Tschaggeny, Henri Rousseau, Rubens Santoro, Jules Van Biesbroeck, Giulio Rosati, Rudolf Ernst, Leonardo de Mango, Amadeo Presiosi, Jules Coignet, Fabius Brest, Ferencz Eisenhut, Ippolito Caffi, Victor Huguet, Edmund Aubrey Hunt, Georges Bretegnier, Georges Washington, Addison Thomas Millar, Adolf von Meckel, Otto Pilny, Franz Kosler, Rudolf Hellgrewe, Hermann Corrodi, Adam Styka or other collectible Orientalist artists.

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