Pro Auction is thrilled to announce an exclusive auction sale of fine classic and modern art on behalf of The Dorchester Hotel, London. This prestigious sale follows a comprehensive refurbishment of the iconic hotel.

The auction will take place on July 16, 2024, in the hotel’s luxurious ballroom. It will feature an exceptional collection of art and sculptures from renowned artists such as Luigi Mayer, Antonietta Brandeis, and Alexandre Defaux. Mayer, an Italian-German artist, was one of the earliest and most important late 18th-century European painters of the Ottoman Empire. Brandeis, a Czech-born Italian artist, is celebrated for his landscapes, genre scenes, and portraits. Defaux, a French artist, studied under Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot and was a member of the Barbizon School.

The auction offers a wide selection of art across multiple genres, providing a unique opportunity for collectors and enthusiasts to acquire rare and valuable pieces. Viewing is open on July 15, 2024, between 12 noon and 6.00pm. The sale will be live and webcast from the hotel starting at 10:00am on July 16, 2024.

The Dorchester Collection is a portfolio of the world’s foremost luxury hotels in Europe and the USA, each reflecting the distinctive culture of its destination. The Dorchester Hotel, London, is a flagship property within this esteemed portfolio.

The hotel’s recent head-to-toe renovation, spearheaded by renowned interior designer Pierre-Yves Rochon (PYR), seamlessly blends the 1930s glamour inherent in the property’s DNA with contemporary authority. Rochon’s design draws inspiration from the hotel’s prized position in Mayfair, situated on the fringe of Hyde Park. The first phase of the renovation was unveiled in December 2022, including the forecourt, entrance, lobby, The Promenade, and Artists’ Bar, all designed by PYR. The legendary James Bond-inspired Vesper Bar (formerly The Bar at The Dorchester) was transformed by Martin Brudnizki Design Studio.

The newly designed guestrooms and suites, considered the highlight of the renovation, feature new furnishings, technology enhancements, and vibrant splashes of colour. These elements preserve the hotel’s luxurious reputation while infusing it with a contemporary air, ensuring it remains a modern icon.

Pro Auction is a leading auctioneer specialising in the hospitality industry, and luxury goods. With a commitment to excellence, Pro Auction offers unparalleled expertise and service to collectors, dealers, and enthusiasts worldwide. The sale of artworks follows successful auction of the furntiure and fittings at the hotel conducted last year.

The sale offers a wide selection of art across multiple genres viewing is open on the 15th July 2024 between 12 noon and 6.00pm with the sale live and webcast from the hotel from 1000am on the 16th July 2024 download the catalogue at: https://www.the-saleroom.com/en-gb/auction-catalogues/pro-auction/catalogue-id-pr10440