Duran Subastas

Durán Arte y Subastas was founded in 1969 and is the leading auction house in Spain, as well as the oldest. Throughout almost fifty years of history they have been focusing on providing their worldwide clients with the most desired and delicate pieces of art. Their monthly catalogues include important objects of Archaeology, Old Master Painting and Sculpture, 19th Century and Contemporary Art, Watches and Jewels, Books and Manuscripts, Wine, Decorative Arts and Ethnography, and many of them have been added to the most well-known European Art collections.
Some of the most outstanding artworks sold by Durán Arte y Subastas over the years include Santa Marina and Agnus Dei, by Francisco de Zurbarán; Herrador marroquí, by Mariano Fortuny (the most expensive Fortuny painting ever sold in Spain); Pareja en un banco, by Pablo Picasso; El paquete de tabaco, by Juan Gris; Le Bouquet, by Marc Chagall; Tanagra, by Julio Romero de Torres; Portrait of Rosa Nalda Gil, by Félix Resurrección Hidalgo and Concert, by Meriem Mezian (the most expensive Mezian painting ever sold in the world).
Moreover, Durán Arte y Subastas has always been alert to changes in taste, the demands of the market and the interests of new clients. As a result, their corporate vision is to help the national art market to grow in terms of diversification and cultural richness. In recent years they have been leaders in Spain in the managing of theme-focused sales, all of them relating to a variety of fields such as Archaeology, Pop-Art, Minerals and Fossils, Photography, Fashion, Vintage Furniture, Fountain Pens, Chess, Military objects, Toys and Travel Art. They have also offered important collections belonging to celebrities, for example that of Antonio el Bailarín.


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An alien caught on New York's subway
In 1983, one New York City Subway worker spied an alien on a platform at 23rd street station. And now that alien is coming to auction...
Eugenio Fernández Granell: The last Spanish Surrealist
Eugenio Fernández Granell left a legacy as the last Spanish Surrealist artist. His Marxism and times spent in exile with fellow artists are all part of the stories behind his oeuvre.
Dalí's suitcase of wonder up for auction in artist's native Spain
What does the Dalí collector who has everything buy at auction? Well a suitcase that looks like it could be carried by Lewis Carroll's Mad Hatter featuring a treasure trove of Dalí's surreal works inside.
A sale with serious wandurlust at Duran Subastas
Warning, Madrid's Duran Subastas sale on 26th May may cause wanderlust. The sale will take you to all corners of the world with Oriental, Indian and African art.
Two private collections come to auction in Madrid
Two exquisite Spanish collections will soon be going under the hammer in Madrid at Duran Subastas. The first includes 20th century decorative arts and paintings, whilst the second will feature bronze sculptures, silverware and watches.

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Custodia de metal. Francia. Ffs. S. XIX
Custodia de metal. Francia. Ffs. S. XIX. Pie adornado con una figura de ángel que sujeta el vástago donde descansa el viril, rodeado por cuatro brazos con decoración floral calada. Base adornada con cuatro miniaturas de la Virgen, San José, San Pedro y un santo Obispo. Sobre cuatro patas de tipo vegetal. 73 cm. altura. Duran Subastas
Apophthegmata ex probatis graecae
LYCOSTHENE, Conrado.- "APOPHTHEGMATA ex probatis graecae, latinaeque linguae scriptoribus" Lugduni: Ioannis Gazeav, 1614. 8º, pasta (roces) lomera cuajada con nervios y tejuelo. Cortes pintados. 8 h. + 725 pgs. + 2 h. Seguido de: "PARABOLARUM sive similitudinum, quae ex Aristotele, Plutarcho, Plinio ac Seneca..." Lugduni: Ioannem Gazeav, 1614. 7 h. + 120 pgs. + 3 h. Duran Subastas
Pareja de apliques de bronce
Pareja de apliques de bronce de cuatro luces. Estilo holandés. Apoyo abalaustrado y brazos en voluta. 37 cm. altura. Duran Subastas
Amalia Avia. Puerto
"Puerto". Grabado. Firmado en el ángulo inferior derecho. Numerado I/XV en el ángulo inferior izquierdo. 60 x 50,5 cm Duran Subastas
Teléfono ERICSSON de sobremesa. Ffs. S. XIX
Teléfono de sobremesa ERICSSON. Ffs. S. XIX. Caja de madera y metal con campana a la vista, sistema morse y auricular con trompetilla sobre bonita horquilla. Marcado ALLM. TELEFON A.-B. L.M ERICSSON. Sweden,Stockholm en el auricular.23 cm. altura Duran Subastas

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Duran Subastas
C/ Goya 19, 1ª planta
28001 - Madrid

91 577 60 91
91 431 04 87