May 2011
Auction & Preview


This summers international auction in Copenhagen includes fine art and antiques as well as modern art and design. There is a wide selection from all over the world, including a fine Russian theme auction.
BRUUN RASMUSSEN AUCTIONEERS, Bredgade 33 in Copenhagen
Fine Art & Antiques
The auction of fine art includes a marine painting by Ivan Constantinovich Aivazovsky and an evocative market day by Alexander Vladimirovich Makovsky. There is also a charming view of Konstantinopel by the Danish artist Harald Jerichau from 1875.

In the department of antiques a fine selection of late 19th century furniture is presented among others a gilt bronze mounted rosewood and satin wood cabinet by Francois Linke, an elegant kidny shaped mahogany table by Henri Dasson and various bronze works by Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse.

Modern Art & Design
Our modern art section offers an exquisite modernistic stillife by Vilhelm Lundstrm, colourful abstract expressionistic compositions among others by Karel Appel and Asger Jorn.

One of the major Swedish furniture designers in modern time, Jonas Bohlin, is represented by a sculptural piece of furniture Concrete Chair from 1981, which is an icon of 1980s Scandinavian furniture design. 

This time around, Bruun Rasmussen is publishing two brilliantly illustrated auction catalogues: Fine art & antiques and Modern art & design. The catalogues can be ordered at

Preview: Wednesday 25 May - Sunday 29 May 2011

Auction: Monday 30 May - Thursday 9 June 2011

Press photo
821/261: Ivan Constantinovich Aivazovsky: Seascape with a sailing ship and and a dinghy in rough waves. Signed and dated Aivazovsky 1886 (in Cyrillic). Oil on canvas. 47 x 61 cm. Estimate: DKK 3,000,000 / 400,000

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