Swiss Art Consignment
The global market for fine Swiss art is highly competitive, with international buyers and sellers enthusiastically participating in Sotheby’s dedicated auctions. Your most reliable resource for Swiss art appraisal and consignment, Sotheby’s can help you to achieve the highest price for your artworks.
Our Swiss Art / Swiss Made sales offer exceptional examples of important works and masterpieces dating from the 18th to the 21st centuries, including Swiss paintings, sculpture, photographs, works on paper and design. Our sales typically feature important works by Switzerland’s most celebrated artists, such as Albert Anker, Ferdinand Hodler, Giovanni and Augusto Giacometti, Cuno Amiet, Giovanni and Gottardo Segantini, Félix Vallotton, Max Bill and Le Corbusier, while also showcasing a diverse range of art by international artists with a connection to Switzerland.
Sotheby’s is the only international auction house to hold two sales per year of Swiss art, beginning in 1979. That unparalleled commitment has established us as the leader in the Swiss art market. We have set world auction records for key Swiss artists, including for the three most valuable paintings by Ferdinand Hodler, and for “Au marché” by Félix Vallotton. Sotheby’s ability to consistently deliver strong returns for consignors is a direct result of our specialists’ depth of expertise. Now is a prime time to consign your Swiss painting with Sotheby’s.Swiss Art HighlightsLaunch Slideshow
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Frequently Asked Questions
- When is the best time to sell my Swiss art?There is no better time to consign a Swiss painting, drawing or sculpture with Sotheby’s because exceptional Swiss artwork is in demand throughout the year. Sotheby’s auctions are followed by an international audience of top galleries, dealers and private collectors. We have the unrivaled ability to maximize the value of your artwork through our international network as we leverage our extensive knowledge of collectors and new buyers. If you wish to sell a Swiss painting or other Swiss artwork, simply send photographs, paperwork and other background information to Sotheby’s for a complimentary auction estimate.
- Why should I sell my Swiss painting with Sotheby's?Sotheby’s auctions are followed by an international audience that includes top galleries, dealers and private collectors. When you sell a Swiss painting, drawing or sculpture in a Sotheby’s auction, you gain exposure to a large and competitive group of global buyers who compete to purchase fine art for the highest price.
Our specialists have decades of experience and are connected to the top buyers in the market. If your artwork is a good fit for one of our auctions, your dedicated specialist will help you through the consignment and shipping process to make it a seamless and enjoyable selling experience.
- How do I ship my 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.
Sotheby’s is your best resource to sell a Swiss painting, drawing, sculpture or other work by a Swiss artist such as Ferdinand Hodler, Félix Vallotton, Cuno Amiet, Albert Anker, Max Bill, Giovanni Giacometti, Giovanni Segantini, Gottardo Segantini, Meret Oppenheim, Jean Tinguely, Frank Buchser, Ernest Biéler, L John Armleder, Sylvie Fleury, Martin Disler, Richard Paul Lohse, Verena Loewensberg, Marc-Antoine Fehr, Italo Valenti, and many other artists.