Kunsthaus Lempertz

Founded in 1845, Kunsthaus Lempertz is one of the oldest auction houses in Europe. In addition to hosting regular auctions of fine art, antiques, and decorative objects, the gallery also organizes exhibitions of contemporary art and photography.

Kunsthaus Lempertz is a renowned auction house and gallery located in Cologne, Germany, with a prestigious history dating back to 1845. Founded by Johann Matthias Heberle, Kunsthaus Lempertz has since established itself as one of Europe’s leading auction houses, specializing in fine art, decorative arts, and rare collectibles.

Situated in the historic city center of Cologne, near the iconic Cologne Cathedral and the Alter Markt, Kunsthaus Lempertz occupies a stately and elegant building that serves as a hub for art enthusiasts, collectors, and connoisseurs from around the world.

Kunsthaus Lempertz conducts regular auctions featuring a wide range of artworks, including paintings, sculptures, prints, and decorative objects, spanning various periods, styles, and genres. From old masters to contemporary artists, the auction house offers an impressive selection of artworks that appeal to both seasoned collectors and emerging enthusiasts.

In addition to its auction services, Kunsthaus Lempertz also operates a gallery space that hosts exhibitions, showcasing works from its collection as well as special loan exhibitions from private collections and institutions. These exhibitions provide opportunities for visitors to explore new artists, discover hidden gems, and gain insights into the art market and collecting trends.

With its longstanding tradition of excellence, integrity, and expertise, Kunsthaus Lempertz occupies a prominent position in the global art market, attracting collectors, dealers, and art lovers from around the world. Whether you’re looking to acquire a masterpiece for your collection, seeking expert advice on art investment, or simply exploring the world of fine art, Kunsthaus Lempertz offers a wealth of opportunities to engage with art and culture in meaningful ways.

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  • Saturday10:00 - 13:00
  • Monday09:00 - 17:30
  • Tuesday09:00 - 17:30
  • Wednesday09:00 - 17:30
  • Thursday09:00 - 17:30
  • Friday09:00 - 17:30
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