Welcome to the official website of the auction house Art Torg (AT auctions)
These resources are focused to achieve one goal: superior results for our clients. Our tradition of excellence allows sellers to consign with assurance and buyers to bid with confidence. Art-Torg Auctions is dedicated to presenting its clients a full range of auction and appraisal services and is committed to addressing their needs by giving equal consideration to single objects, entire estates or complete collections. Both the buyer and the seller are important to us. We are confident in our ability to serve the first-time buyer or seller, as well as a the seasoned auction participant.
Our main speciality is the sale of paintings and drawings created in 19–20 centuries. From expert restorers to art historians of different visual arts genres, our staff includes certified professionals in various areas of the art business. Owing to our experience and constant long-standing work, the auction house and Art-Torg gallery can accommodate requests for both art collectors and sellers. Our main office is located in Prague, the Czech Republic, yet our English-speaking managers are always ready to help clients from abroad.
Yakov Skulskyi, who we have been working with for a long time already, is the main expert of our auction house. Yakov is an international expert in the field of Czech and Ukrainian art, as well as an expert in the field of modern style and symbolism.
The author of the monograph Ladislav Trakal – Artist and Teacher, the author of a scientific thesis on the contribution of the Russian-Greek artist Nikolaos Himonas (student of Arkhip Kuindzhi) to the history and culture of Greece and the disclosure of his artistic heritage.
He is also the author of over 1,000 attributed works of European and American artists of the era of modernism and symbolism. Yakov is the author of an innovative method of determining the authenticity of an artist’s work he received the "Expert of the Year" award for.