Pierre-Alban Vinquant is the person you need at Aguttes if you are planning to sell a work of art and therefore wish to obtain a free and confidential expertise of your drawings, paintings, sculptures of the 19th and 20th centuries with the aim of an insertion in an auction sale. He organizes 4 sales per year. The works are distributed, according to their period, their quality, the fame of the artist, their origin, their history… in the sale in preparation which will allow it to obtain the best final auction price. A sale is organised every quarter in Drouot or Neuilly-sur-Seine. The rhythm is deliberately sustained, which makes it possible to offer a presentation for sale in a very short time (30 days to 3 months maximum).
An in-depth appraisal is carried out before each sale on each of the works. To do this, the catalogues raisonnés, exhibition catalogues, various bibliographies are consulted… then the independent experts, the key committees, the recognised specialists or authorised beneficiaries are consulted.
Approximately 2000 paintings or bronzes are examined each year. Specialising in the sale of works that have been in the family’s possession for decades, the department strives to accompany you in your best interests by giving you access to the greatest international collectors in the comfort of a sale in Paris.
Some 2,000 paintings and sculptures are valued each year. Specialising in the sale of works held by families for decades or longer, the department seeks to serve sellers’ best interests by offering access to the most important international collectors via a convenient Paris sale.
They trusted us :
“We have just received the cheque for the sale of our painting by Achille Laugé. My wife and I would like to thank you for the action of your auction house and particularly of yourself during the whole process of this sale. By choosing Aguttes and trusting you, we made the right choice. ” (Achille Laugé sold 197 625€)
“I have been able to follow the sale by internet, I would like to thank you, to congratulate you for your great professionalism and that of your very beautiful auction house. ” (Gustave Loiseau sold 133 875€)
“I received the Aguttes catalogue for the December 16th sale – I would like to congratulate you once again for your professionalism and the work you have done. ” (Elie Nadelman sold 61 200€)
“I have received the catalogue for the March 26th sale. The Marquet is very well showcased and I thank you for it. ” (Albert Marquet sold 97 500€)
“Thank you again for your cooperation; I received the cheque for the sale yesterday and I see that the settlement was faster than expected. If the case arises, I will certainly call on your services. Good continuation and thank you again. “(Boudin sold 56 250€)
Max Ernst’s tribute to Leonardo da Vinci