Tags: fine art
Russia's Infamous Grigori Rasputin up for Auction
The Danish auction house, Bruun Rasmussen, can now present two rare portraits of the infamous Grigori Rasputin, where he personally sat as a model, at their upcoming Live Auction on 2 June in Copenhagen.
Valuable Drawings from Vilhelm Hammershøi’s Childhood Sold at Auction
On Tuesday afternoon, Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers of Fine Art sold five drawings and paintings made by a very young Vilhelm Hammershøi. So, save your children's drawings; they might end up being worth quite a lot, especially if one of your offspring turns out to become a world-renowned artist.
Russian Art Objects from Danish Families
Bruun Rasmussen focuses in on art, antiques and jewellery from Russia at a Live Auction in Copenhagen on 10 June. The highlights include a number of art objects that truly lets you experience a piece of history and the strong Danish-Russian relations.
New World Record Achieved at Bruun Rasmussen
World Record: The auction house made (art)history with the hammer price on a painting by “The Founding Father of the Danish Golden Age of Painting”, Christoffer Wilhelm Eckersberg.
Children of the Danish Golden Age and French Gilt Bronzes
This week, Bruun Rasmussen will hold the year's first Live Auction in Copenhagen. The first week of auctions includes a portrait by the Danish Golden Age painter C.A. Jensen, which depicts three children from one of the influential families of the time, as well as gilt bronzes from the 18th-19th century France.
The World's Largest and Most Beautiful Work on Flora up for Auction
The year's first Live Auction at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen includes a copy of the Flora Danica work. It is extremely rare to see complete versions of this botanical work on the market. The project all began in 1761 with a plate depicting a cloudberry and a prospectus supported by the Danish King Frederik V. More than 120 years later, the magnificent Flora Danica was finally completed.
Chinese Dragon Dishes Sold for DKK 1 million
The summer's international auction at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen has begun. This time around we started out with Asian art, where we managed to achieve the auction's first million kroner hammer price with twelve Chinese dragon dishes from the period between 1723 and 1735.
A Meal Worth 4.8 Million Danish Kroner
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.
Exclusive Art and Design Preview in London
We have handpicked a selection of world-renowned artwork and rare design classics from this summer's international auction in Copenhagen and will exhibit them at the Danish Embassy in London on 15 and 16 May.
Early Masterpiece by Pieter Claesz
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.
Newly Discovered Work by Camille Pissarro
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.
The Wolff Collection of Master Drawings
This coming May, the largest internationally oriented and privately-owned collection of drawings in Denmark will be up for auction at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen. The collection spans from European Master Drawings from the 16th century to the 19th century Danish Golden Age. Highlights from this collection will be presented to the public in Paris from 21-22 March and London from 15-16 May.
The National Gallery of Denmark Ensures that Historic Painting by Eckersberg Will Remain in Copenhagen
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.
Rare Russian Icons and Easter Eggs at Auction
In the wake of the successful auction this summer, where Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers in Copenhagen sold Russian icons for millions of Danish Kroner, we now follow up with another magnificent auction with art and antiques from Tsarist Russia. The most spectacular of these auction lots will be exhibited at the Danish Embassy in London on 27 and 28 November in connection with the Russian Art Week.
Eckersberg – A Pioneer of Perspective
At this year’s biggest international auction at Bruun Rasmussen in Copenhagen we among other items can present two completely unique works by the father of Danish painting C.W. Eckersberg (1783-1853), who is as popular as ever. Ahead of the auction, a number of selected works from the Danish Golden Age will be exhibited in London on 6-7 November.
Hammershøi Exhibition in London
Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers in Copenhagen presents a number of exquisite works by the world famous Danish artist Vilhelm Hammershøi (1864-1916) at the spring's international auction on 1 March 2016. Prior to the auction in Copenhagen, some of the offered works by Hammershøi and other important auction highlights will be exhibited at the Danish Embassy in London on 22 and 23 February.