Impressionist Art Consignment
Are you looking to part with an acquired or inherited piece of Impressionist or Modern Art? Or perhaps you wish to sell an entire collection? If so, now is the time to consign a painting, drawing or sculpture for our Impressionist & Modern Art auctions.
Sotheby’s highly specialized experts and senior representatives are strategically positioned in New York, London, Hong Kong, Milan and Paris. Engaging sellers and buyers from around the world, Impressionist specialists are able to sell paintings for record results, including many of the highest prices ever achieved in this category.
Sotheby’s Impressionist & Modern Art sales in New York and London feature paintings, drawings and sculpture by leading artists of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Recent highlights include the $157.2 million sale of Modigliani’s Greatest Nude. Other highlights were Pablo Picasso’s monumental portrayal of Marie Thérèse Walter; a shimmering view of the Mediterranean by Claude Monet; a bronze cast of Alberto Giacometti’s Le Chat; a magnificent oil by Joan Miró; oils and works on paper by artists of German Expressionism; and modern sculpture by Jean Arp, Marino Marini and Henry Moore.
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Frequently Asked Questions
- When is the best time to sell my Impressionist art?Sotheby's Impressionist Art auctions continually attract collectors and buyers from around the world. Our Impressionist & Modern auctions include works spanning from Impressionism to the beginning of the 1950s, with many hailing from prestigious private collections and some lots appearing for the first time at auction. Top works typically include paintings by Pablo Picasso, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Paul Gauguin, Alfred Sisley, Camille Pissarro, Pierre Bonnard, Juan Gris, Fernand Léger, Joan Miró, René Magritte, Claude Monet, Gustave Caillebotte, Wassily Kandinsky, or Egon Schiele.
- Does Sotheby's sell Impressionist art online?Absolutely. Today’s collectors are in search of modern art and Impressionist art through live auctions, private sales and online through sothebys.com. When you submit your art online, our specialists will consider it for consignment in both live and online sales.
- What is Sotheby's fee to appraise my Impressionist art?Sotheby's does not provide appraisals but rather we offer auction estimate evaluations for items we believe we can sell at auction. Our auction estimate valuations are complimentary. At no charge, our specialists review submissions and provide valuations for any Impressionist or modern paintings we believe we can sell at a live auction or online sale. If your painting is not an appropriate fit for a Sotheby's auction, we will do our best to recommend an alternate resource to sell your artwork.