The Western European and antique paintings
Within the concept of antiques, the antique painting holds a special place. You can buy antique paintings at our gallery. Our auction house owns a collection of paintings of well-known foreign, European and Russian artists of the 19th century.
Antiquarian art is hugely popular among collectors. Antique paintings have long become an object of collecting and, of course, an object of investment of finances into art, since today these works have an especially high artistic and museum value. Represented in the collection of the Sovkom auction house are the works by masters of Russian and Western European schools of painting, including French, English and Italian artists.
Using antique paintings for decorating the interior is a real opportunity for visual transformation of space. You can use a landscape or a still life, portraits of great people of the past or interesting moments in the history of the world. By buying antique paintings, you not only obtain beautiful collectable antiques and get aesthetical pleasure and inspiration, but also make a profitable investment into antiques. It is important for us to give you confidence in your investment of capital. The authenticity of the works is confirmed by experts and leading professionals with whom we have been collaborating for ages.
Our gallery sells the works by old masters, Western European paintings; also we can appraise the antique art objects you own.
How to sell antiques, how to sell an old painting and how to appraise antiquarian art correctly?How to find out whether you own a rare and precious object? To find out the market value of paintings or graphic works the experts determine the time of creation of the work; if it is older than 70-100 years ago, this is already considered an antique. Then the state of preservation of the object is reviewed, its provenance, the need for restauration, the authorship, the style, the genre and other parameters connected with the study of art. At times, 19th century paintings can be sold for unexpectedly large sums.