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Press Releases • May 31, 2018 11:47 GMT
The art collection that Bruun Rasmussen had under the hammer Wednesday afternoon has been stored at the Danish manor of Engelholm for more than 150 years. The collection was originally established by the Danish lawyer Benjamin Wolff, who built a unique collection of more than 2,000 drawings – from the old masters of the 16th century to the Danish Golden Age in the first half of the 19th century.
Press Releases • May 30, 2018 12:17 GMT
At Tuesday evening's international auction of fine art at Bruun Rasmussen, a breakfast piece by Dutch artist Pieter Claesz was sold for DKK 4.8 million (€ 840,000 including buyer’s premium). The sale of the painting is a bit of a sensation since Claesz' early works from the 1620s are very rare on the auction market.
Press Releases • Sep 11, 2017 07:45 GMT
At this autumn’s international auction in Copenhagen, we celebrate the 850th anniversary of the city with a series of works by Paul Fischer, the Copenhagen painter par excellence. More than anyone else, he knew how to depict the hustle and bustle of the Danish capital around the year 1900.
Press Releases • Mar 01, 2017 12:58 GMT
The first international auction at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen was kicked off in style on Tuesday! A study for P.S. Krøyer’ final masterpiece, the iconic “Midsummer Eve Bonfire on Skagen Beach” (1903), was sold for DKK 4.3 million and a classic Danish Golden Age painting by C.V. Eckersberg from Rome (1819) was sold to the art museum ARoS for DKK 1.5 million.
Press Releases • Feb 20, 2017 08:10 GMT
In a magnificent study for P.S. Krøyer’s final masterpiece, the artist's family and friends can be seen around the iconic Midsummer Eve bonfire on Skagen's beach, where sparks are flying and people’s faces are lit up by the bright summer night. The study is auctioned off at Bruun Rasmussen’s upcoming international auction on 28th February.
Press Releases • May 22, 2017 07:35 GMT
Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers marks the 100th anniversary of the sale of the Danish West Indies with Wilhelm Marstrand's depiction of his brother’s family from St. Thomas – a genuine piece of Danish colonial history with the beautiful Afro-Caribbean nanny Justina in the middle of the painting.
The National Gallery of Denmark Ensures that Historic Painting by Eckersberg Will Remain in Copenhagen
Press Releases • Nov 29, 2017 12:12 GMT
Yesterday, Bruun Rasmussen opened the year's final international auction with the sale of fine art. This included the works by the father of Danish painting, C. W. Eckersberg. His paintings went for a combined hammer price of DKK 4,400,000. One of the paintings was purchased by the National Gallery of Denmark for a hammer price of DKK 2.1 million.
Press Releases • Sep 20, 2017 10:50 GMT
The autumn’s international auction at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen got off to a festive start Tuesday afternoon. Here Jesper Bruun Rasmussen sold Paul Fischer’s iconic painting of “The King’s Birthday” from 1925. The painting was sold for DKK 2.1 million (€ 370,000 including buyer’s premium) to a private Danish art collector.
Press Releases • Mar 14, 2018 08:07 GMT
Nothing less than an early masterpiece by the Dutch master of Still lifes, Pieter Claesz, will be up for auction this coming May at Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers in Copenhagen. However the painting will be presented to the public in Paris from 21-22 March, London from 15-16 May and Copenhagen from 24-28 May.
Press Releases • Mar 14, 2018 08:05 GMT
A newly discovered Pre-Impressionist work by Camille Pissarro from his early years on the Virgin Islands (formerly known as the Danish West Indies) will be auctioned off in Copenhagen this summer. The work is dated to sometime between 1852-55 before Pissarro moved to Paris. The painting will be presented to the public in Paris from 21-22 March, London from 15-16 May and Copenhagen from 24-28 May.