German Sales

Auction and sales catalogues provide important basic information for researching the art market, for questions of collecting, for the formation of taste as well as for individual artists and art genres. In addition, they are an indispensable source for provenance research. “German Sales” currently provides more than 11,000 digitized catalogs - mostly from German-speaking countries - in open access and full-text searchable. The offer is supplemented by numerous, German-language historical journals on the art trade, such as the "Weltkunst" or the “Internationale Sammlerzeitung