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Selling Privately

Through private sales and selling exhibitions, artèQ connects buyers and sellers of every kind of artwork outside the auction room.

HOW CAN I FIND OUT WHAT MY ARTWORK IS WORTH?

We are happy to evaluate the work you are considering selling privately. For general inquiries about the value of your property, please contact one of our specialists. When evaluating a work of art, we typically request clear, color images of the front and back, and a close-up of the signature or maker’s mark, details such as dimensions and materials, any information about the history of the item including when, where and how it was acquired as well as electronic copies of any appraisals, literature related to the item, or certificates of authenticity, if available.

WHAT DOES artèQ SELL PRIVATELY?

artèQ offers private sales year-round in all the categories in which we also conduct auctions. These include post-war & contemporary art, Impressionist & modern art, old master paintings, Asian art, Near East Art.

HOW WILL YOU FIND A BUYER FOR MY ART?

Our specialists work one-on-one with consignors and buyers. We offer a bespoke service — helping clients to find specific works of art through our network of specialists around the world and then negotiating the exchange. Given our many years of experience in this business, we are fortunate to have privileged access to rare and unique works of art and have the relationships with the current owners to broker a sale.

HOW DOES artèQ DETERMINE WHETHER A PRIVATE SALE OR AN AUCTION IS THE MOST SUITABLE METHOD FOR SELLING MY ART?

After artèQ specialists examine and appraise your property, they will assess the best method for offering your work and achieving your goals. Our specialists will work with you to develop a personalized sale strategy that will be the most beneficial for your specific needs. This is based on their unique market access and global insights. All private sale inquiries are treated with the utmost privacy and confidentiality.

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO SELL MY ART?

We will enlist our maximum resources to quickly find a buyer for your artwork, but the timing may vary depending on the market demand for your object. As each inquiry is individually addressed, we will recommend the viability of a private sale and the expected timing.