What should you think about if you want to start collecting older paintings or sculptures?
Train your eye by visiting museum exhibitions, looking at the public art around us all and attending auction house viewings. Feel free to ask about availability, quality or themes. We are more than happy to help you and give you a personal tour. You should always buy with your heart, so think about what motives and materials "speak to you".
If you are going to start collecting, you will see a large mixed selection of art in all price ranges in the auction, but what we have in common is that we have chosen the best.
What makes older paintings and sculpture interesting to you?
The wingspan of history has always captivated me and art tells so much about the time it was created in. Older painting is not only creating rooms; they also contain all the world's fascinating stories and life stories that often surpass the poem. The symbols are important; if you learn its keys, a whole world opens up with ancient stories, biblical stories, exciting political events and much much more. Sculptures are also often based on a fascinating interplay between the composition itself and the material and where play between light and shadows produce interesting shapes, which also changes character if you move the artwork in the room.
Estimate 350 000 – 400 000 SEK
Estimate 40 000 - 50 000 SEK / 3 918 - 4 897 EUR
As superintendent at Stockholm Castle, he was responsible for the expensive furnishings that were made at this time. He laid the foundation for the Royal Academy of Fine Arts (then the Royal Academy of Drawing). He is one of the leading representatives of the then prevailing French taste. As the great art lover he was, he bought a lot of precious paintings, drawings and engravings that today belong to the National Museum. In this fine pastel portrait made by Gustaf Lundberg, the Swedish Rococo is nicely represented.
Estimate 100 000 – 125 000 SEK / 9 794 - 12 243 EUR
Estimate 30 000 - 40 000 SEK / 2 938 - 3 918 EUR