Since its opening in 2012, Artcurial’s Brussels office has become an unmissable address for collectors and art lovers. Housed in a superb mansion, the office is in the heart of the residential embassy district. This office has strengthened Artcurial’s presence throughout the world as well as its international network in order to offer a local service to its foreign clients.
Artcurial’s specialists regularly travel to Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg by appointment, when they can establish with you the most appropriate sales strategy for your property. They can also provide tailor-made advice for inheritance or insurance inventories.
Free and confidential valuation days covering all of the firm’s specialities are also organised in Belgium on the dates shown below.
Artcurial’s Belgian office also organises several events throughout the year in its premises and in the region’s museums: themed exhibitions on comics and graphic novels or Belgian artists, previews of selections of the season’s masterpieces and conferences.
Free & Confidential Expertises by Appointment.
Old Masters and Sculptures
5, avenue Franklin Roosevelt
Trilingual in French, Dutch and English, Vinciane holds a degree in Art History in contemporary art from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, and a diploma from CREPAC, majoring in Antique Dealing/Fine Art Broker Business Management. She also followed an additional course organised by IESA Belgium. Vinciane then joined Sotheby's, first in London, then in Brussels as an expert-liaison and later as Director of the Decorative Arts Departments. Since 2012, Vinciane de Traux is Director of the Belgium Artcurial office and manages the Benelux Artcurial activities, putting her skills, enthusiasm and network at the service of the auction house’s development.
On 25th May, Artcurial’s Books & Manuscripts department, in collaboration with booksellers and experts Benoît Forgeot and Philippe Luiggi, will present a part of the collection of Marie-Puck Broodthaers. Daughter of Belgian artist Marcel Broodthaers (1924-1976), gallery owner and collector, she offers for sale a set of more than 230 lots, divided into two chapters.
We are pleased to present a preview in Brussels during the Art Brussels fair, a selection of the flagship lots from our upcoming prestigious sales of Modern, Post-War & Contemporary Art and Contemporary African Art in Paris. Among them is a beautiful gouache by Magritte, The Taste of Tears, 1946, estimated at €800,000 / €1,200,000, a Paul Delvaux, Sunday Dress, 1967, estimated at €100,000 / €150,000, as well as works by Soulages, Klein, Broodthaers, and ceramics by Picasso.
Auction in Paris on 7 & 8 June 2023
On Friday 10th February, Artcurial auctioned Hergé’s original drawing for the 1942 cover of the album Tintin in America. This cover was used in 1946 for the first colour edition of the album. After a bidding battle, it was sold for €2,1M, a new world record for an original black and white drawing by Hergé.
The year 2022 marks the 20th anniversary of the creation of the auction House, with numerous records and lots sold above €1M, as well as the sale of prestigious private collections. Artcurial is proud to celebrate this anniversary with a record result of €216,5M.
The last three Old Master & 19th Century Art auctions of 2022, including two collections, totalled €10.8m, marking an exceptional year for this speciality.
On November 9, 2022, Artcurial had the honor of dispersing in Paris a major group of paintings by Flemish and Dutch masters of the 16th and 17th centuries from the prestigious collection Baron & Baroness Vaxelaire, a family tribute. With a world record for the series of 10 tondi by Abel Grimmer (1575-1619) which reached the sum of €1,538,000 (fees included).
From 17th January to 9th February 2022, Artcurial Belgium honored the work of Congolese artist Pili Pili Mulongoy. Entitled Pili Pili, a hymn to life, this cultural exhibition, which was open to the public without charge, highlighted some fifteen works from a private Belgian collection, which were shown to the public for the first time.
Découvrez la conversation captivante entre Pierre Novikoff, directeur adjoint du département Motorcars et Johan-Frank Dirickx, collectionneur belge d’automobiles. Une rencontre organisée par la banque Puilaetco private banking.
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