Both offices of the Venduehuis The Hague will be closed for the summer holidays from 31st July until 15th August 2020. We wish you a happy summer break, and we look forward to seeing you again on Monday, 16th August.
Venduehuis The Hague is monitoring the situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19). We are following the guidelines of www.rijksoverheid.nl. The safety and well-being of our clients and staff remains our top priority. Please check back regularly, as we will keep this page updated with information on any development.
In May 1811, now 210 years ago, 69 notaries from The Hague met to draw up new rules for the auctioning of movable and immovable property. This was one of the requirements which Napoleon Bonaparte imposed on the Kingdom of Holland when he incorporated the country into the French empire. The meeting which led to the establishment of the Venduehuis der Notarissen in The Hague, became an almost pan-European event: French legislation applied to Dutch auctioneering and all of this in a chic, the Hague establishment that bore the name "The Parliament of England".
Read an exclusive article by AD about the painting The coronation ceremony of Queen Juliana of the Netherlands by Indonesian Painter Raden Basoeki Abdullah (1915-1993) going under the hammer on November 18 in our Indonesian Art Sale. Click here to read the full article.
Following up on our successful Post-War & Contemporary Auction from October, we are offering in our online only auction ‘Modern & Contemporary Art, from 21 to 31 January 2021, the second part of the art collection of law firm Boekel De Nerée. Large- scale paintings from Elizabeth de Vaal, Rob Verf, Jan van der Pol, and John Loker together with small- scale works by Jan Smejkal, Dave Meijer, Gabriëlle van de Laak and Maarten Ploeg to name just a few, indicate the spectrum of this collection. Also included are prints by amongst others Carel Visser, Bas Meerman and Armando as well as 3-dimensional objects van Viktor IV and Jan van der Veer.
Within the framework of the Bill against money laundering, the Dutch government has decided that cash payments of € 3,000 or more are prohibited. Further, the Bill states that breaking up payments in small instalments is not allowed. These new regulations also apply to payments made at the Venduehuis The Hague after you purchased art and antiques.
First of all, you must be registered with the Venduehuis. You can fill in a registration form on our website. To participate in the auction, you must be logged in on our website. At the top of the screen you will see: SIGN IN. You click on log in, enter your email address and your password and click on log in once more.
Next Sunday, 11 October, there will be a home-made market in the Hofkwartier. The Nobelstraat is open to residents and visitors to the Venduehuis. Traffic via Kerkplein along the Grote- or St. Jacobskerk will not be possible.
View the PDF catalogue of the Post-War & Contemporary Art Auction on 14 & 15 October 2020 here.
At the fashion exhibition that can be visited the whole weekend (at a safe distance from each other) in the Venduehuis, you’ll come across designs from various well-known and less well-known fashion designers such as Peter George d’Angelino Tap, Michelangelo Winklaar, Frank Govers and Yamuna Forzani. Part of the clothing comes from the Art Museum The Hague.
On the occasion of the exhibition 'Bodydrift - Anatomies of the Future' Venduehuis Den Haag and Design Museum Den Bosch organize an appraisal and consignment day in Den Bosch.
We invite you to virtually explore the entire collection of our September Auctions. Discover the Old Masters, Nineteenth Century & Early Modern Art Paintings, Fine Furniture & Decorative Arts, European Ceramics and Glassware, Asian Art, Silver, Jewellery & Watches as well as our Books and Prints selection.