Orientalist and Middle Eastern Week

London | April 25th - May 1st 2019
Sotheby’s is delighted to announce Orientalist & Middle Eastern Week in London, encompassing The Orientalist Sale, 20th Century Art/Middle East, and Arts of the Islamic World including fine rugs and carpets. These three dedicated sales showcase works of art, manuscripts, paintings, and textiles produced by artists from multiple Islamic empires which flourished from the ninth to the nineteenth centuries in North Africa, the Middle East, Turkey, Persia, and India; as well as Western artists’ impressions of the ‘Orient’, as these lands came to be described in the nineteenth century.

Auction Calendar

Exhibition in London

THU, 25 APR 19 | 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM BST
FRI, 26 APR 19 | 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM BST
SUN, 28 APR 19 | 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM BST
MON, 29 APR 19 | 09:00 AM - 04:30 PM BST
TUE, 30 APR 19 | 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM BST

Featured Lots - The Orientalist Sale

Featured Lots - 20th Century Art / Middle East

Featured Lots - Arts of the Islamic World

Related Exhibitions

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Contact a Specialist

  • Contact
    Claude Piening
    Senior Director | Head of Department
  • Contact
    Ashkan Baghestani
    Director | Head of Sale
  • Contact
    Benedict Carter
    Director | Head of Auction Sales, Middle East

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