The Old Master Paintings department is a forefront player in the Parisian art market. Tajan auction house annually hold four auctions devoted to paintings, with the support from Turquin office specialist. These sales cover ancient paintings in general, presented in our catalogues chronologically and by schools : Italian, Flemish, and Dutch, then French. Every session ends with a chapter dedicated to the XIXth century known as ‘’classical’’.

Our department also stand up for graphic art with drawings, by devoting two annual sales. All techniques are represented : pencil, ink, watercolours, wash red chalk drawing, and pastel.

Thaddée Prate, the department director, and Astrid de Benoist, auctioneer, are at your disposal for any demand concerning the buying or the sale of masterpieces.

Free and confidential expertise at home by appointment.

Related departments/ Prints & MultiplesModern drawingsFurniture and decorative arts


Félicien Rops / 87 920€

Lorenzo di Niccolo / 125 120€

François Garnier / 224 320€